Garden Lites: Is Healthy AND Convenient Possible?

Garden Lites: Is Healthy AND Convenient Possible?

Back in the day, if I were going on a “health kick,” I’d load up on Lean Cuisines and some “fat free” products bursting from supermarket shelves. That’s how weContinue Reading

From the Mouth Of… Chef Edgar Alan Morales

From the Mouth Of… Chef Edgar Alan Morales

If you think you have to go to Las Vegas, Nevada for gaming fun, great dining, poolside cocktails & food, and a weekend destination in a luxurious setting, think again!Continue Reading

Hob Nob-bing with the Dead

Hob Nob-bing with the Dead

Drinking should be fun. And, tasty. And, when it’s budget-friendly, to boot, all the more reason to try something new. Hob Nob wines presents their third annual limited edition bottle ofContinue Reading

The Mysterious Martini

The Mysterious Martini

  (As published in my cocktail column Kiss My Glass) You may be surprised to know that the classic Martini dates back to the mid-1800s, and was originally made withContinue Reading

From the Mouth Of… Private Chef Trey Corkern

From the Mouth Of… Private Chef Trey Corkern

Clutching a pillow and bottle of wine, and mildly concerned about my car’s safety in a questionable Los Angeles neighborhood, I wound my way up the back stairs to some musician’sContinue Reading

Shake, Stir… Stretch?

Shake, Stir… Stretch?

“I hear there were bartenders doing yoga at 9 am this week,” joked Simon Ford, Chairman of the booze-soaked Spirited Awards, in his comedic welcome speech at the show, this year.Continue Reading

Spirited Awards Winners Video, TOTC 2015

Spirited Awards Winners Video, TOTC 2015

Every July, the cocktail and spirits world descends upon New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail. This was my 9th year of madness, fun, learning and friends, and it wasContinue Reading

New Mexico Cocktails & Culture

New Mexico Cocktails & Culture

This Spring marked the 9th anniversary of The Liquid Muse, and I found the most insanely awesome way to celebrate: New Mexico Cocktails & Culture. Having been involved with manyContinue Reading

The Mysterious Tia Sophia: 40 years of a delicious Santa Fe Institution

The Mysterious Tia Sophia: 40 years of a delicious Santa Fe Institution

If someone had ONE morning in Santa Fe, and asked me for a breakfast recommendation, I’d very likely send them to Tia Sophia’s. Located two blocks from the plaza, inContinue Reading

Free Eats for a Good Cause: Fox & Hound in ABQ, April 30

Free Eats for a Good Cause: Fox & Hound in ABQ, April 30

Newsflash:  This event benefits the Children’s Miracle Network at the UMN Foundation at Fox & Hound in Albuquerque. There are free snacks for a good cause… I figure this is something worthContinue Reading