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    July 3, 2014
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    April 28, 2014

    Chandler Craft Spirits Festival Brings the Love of Booze to Downtown Chandler

    With Arizona Cocktail Week and now Chandler Craft Spirits Festival celebrating the world of all things liquor-based, it seems the liquor scene in Phoenix is really taking off. Local vendors like Arizona Distilling Co., AZ Bitters Lab, and Desert Diamond Distillery of Kingman mixed in with national d ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    Kitchen 56 in Arcadia: Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: Kitchen 56 3433 North 56th Street, Phoenix 480-994-5656

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    July 4, 2013

    DIY Coconut Vodka Berry Slush

    If you're looking to impress your guests at Fourth of July celebrations and weekend BBQs, look no further. We've got you covered with this simple slush recipe. Just be sure to keep it away from the young ones because it packs a punch! Non-alcoholic versions of this could made -- but let's not go the ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The Gin-Gin Mule: A Ginned-Up Alternative to the Moscow Mule

    I love a good Moscow Mule. But then, who doesn't? It's more interesting than your average vodka drink (i.e., ridiculous flavored vodka and soda or 7-Up), but accessible enough for mainstream mass appeal. See also: - Stop the Reduced-Calorie Vodka Madness! - How to Make a Great Moscow Mule - Mojito ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Stop the Reduced-Calorie Vodka Madness!

    Part of writing this column, and of bartending, is keeping abreast of booze trends. One would have to live under a rock to not know that flavored vodka is massively popular. Take a look at almost any back bar in town, and there's a wide array of flavors from classic (vanilla, citron, orange) to crea ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    March 15, 2013

    What the Heck Is a Soledan Cocktail -- and How to Make It

    There are a number of things I love about my career as a bartender. One excellent part is that when I take my work home with me, that means it's time to try some new cocktails. A favorite source of mine is the nice folks at the Phoenix Public Library. They have an excellent selection classic books ( ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Armageddon Alert: Citizen Public House to Host The Last Supper on Friday

    Citizen Public HouseA picturesque setting for The Last Supper.​According to the Family Radio billboards scattered around town, "the Bible guarantees" that this Saturday, May 21 will herald the return of the Savior and spark a chain of events that ends with our total annihilation in October. Bummer ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Feathered Bastards

    Sink something other than putts at the TPC

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    December 14, 2010

    The 10 Best Cocktails for Your Holiday Party

    ​Party season is full swing and the best way to make your holiday party a hit is to serve the best drinks in town. We have compiled a list of our favorite cocktails based on holiday desserts. Pick one to serve as a signature drink or stock up and try them all! ​1. Sugar Cookie Martini - ... More >>