The Dark & Stormy cocktail at J&G Steakhouse is the perfect late-summer coolerCrisp, citrus-y and mixed liberally with ice, a nice tropical tipple is the perfect late-summer cooler. Here are three Valley bars serving up great rum cocktails.
1. The Dark & Stormy at the J&am ... More >>
http://www.alcademics.com/2009/04/easter-drinks-for-my-peeps.htmlDown the hatch ... er, rabbit hole.Church. Hiding plastic eggs for unappreciative children. Cooking a huge dinner. Putting up with painfully unlikable family members. Whatever your Easter entails this Sunday, there's a good cha ... More >>
Not this year, buddy.As the old adage goes, "Everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day." That does not, however, mean you have to celebrate your "honorary" Irish heritage by swilling pints of leprechaun piss until the inside of your mouth starts to look more like Shrek's.
So while others go fro ... More >>
When Steve Howard (whom we profiled yesterday) of downtown Chandler's Murphy's Law creates drinks for customers, he lets the drinker name the cocktail.
This one has a blue tinge from the Blue Curacao that's sunk into liquid, which inspired his patron to call this drink Papa Smurf. It looks p ... More >>
Ready to serve youIt's easy to see why Steve Howard of Murphy's Law in Chandler is a popular bartender. The handsome 25-year-old is extremely charming, doing tricks behind the bar and letting customers name drinks he makes for them. And he's had plenty of time to build up a ... More >>
This winter season, the specialty cocktails offered on the happy hour menu of Spotted Donkey Cantina in north Scottsdale will have you feeling like it's a lot warmer, as the chic southwest Mexican restaurant presents sweet, brightly colored drinks more suited for the beach than for cold mo ... More >>
Adriane GoetzThe $2 Shark Fart at the Swizzle Inn.The Shark Fart tastes better than it sounds, I promise.
This is one of Dar Bieling's favorite drinks to make because she loves shaking the hell out of the tumbler. Hey, she's gotta get that aggression out somehow if she wants to remain, as ow ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanThe Rhythm and Blues, as created by Mona Watkins.The Rhythm Room has built a reputation over the past two decades as the Valley's premier destination to hear the best in rootsy, down-home music like the blues, Americana, and rockabilly.
But what about its drinks? Not so much.
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Lauren GilgerThe Mai Tai at Trader Vic's.When J.K. Grence is working behind the bar at Trader Vic's at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, he imagines himself to be playing Penn to the other bartender's Teller.
"I'm standing there talking constantly," he laughs, "while he's just standing the ... More >>