Netflix & Sip with Madam Pattirini Gin

Gin is a great spirit to use for “quarantine cocktails”. There are so many many gins to choose from, but when there is doubt a small batch gin like Madam Pattirini by Ogden’s Own Distillery is the perfect addition to your home bar. The name is inspired by Brigham Morris Young who appeared in public in drag as Madam Pattriini from the […]

Trattoria Italienne

Had lunch today with my girl, Alex, at the very fabulous Italian restaurant, Trattoria Italienne in Manhattan. Alex introduced me to the Chianti Classico by Castello di Volpaia. What a wicked wine! There is magick in the bottle. 💃🍷The organically farmed winery also makes olive oil, vinegar, and grappa. The wine can be found in chic Italian restaurants, but it’s […]

Kitchen Magick: Oreo Truffles

Oreos is the world’s best selling cookie and is available in 100 countries. The  sandwich cookie has been around since 1912. You will find that the English call Oreos a biscuit instead of a cookie and in Japan they are completely different, but Oreo makes it work worldwide. Some of the taglines that have been used to describe Oreos is […]

Rocklands Barbeque, Washington D.C.

So, I was standing with a group of people in the park in D.C. when someone said, “Rocklands Barbeque is always a good choice”.  I always find that to be fighting words. I’m originally from Texas and if anyone knows how to work a barbecue pit it’s people in Houston. It’s part of our southern charm. Since I was curious […]

The Bokksu Subscription Box

Share This: When you want to travel to Japan without getting on a plane, let the Bokksu Box give you and your palate a Japanese experience.  The founder, Danny Taing, created the box when he discovered how difficult it was to find authentic snacks from Japan in the U.S. The elegant box of treats is an array of  curated Japanese […]