The Weekend Cocktail: Memorial Day Banana Split

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY Memorial Day marks the first official BBQ of the 2012 summer! It is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half mast from dawn until noon. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Wild Hibiscus Flower Via London

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY This drink was first served in 2006 at London's legendary Dorchester Hotel —a swanky hang out for the rich and famous where it remains the most popular champagne cocktail on the menu! What makes this drink so very special is … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Julia Ward Howe Mother’s Day Cocktail

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY “We women of one country will be too tender of those of another country to allow our sons to be trained to injure theirs.” -Julia Ward Howe, Mother’s Day, 1819 What would be an awesome accompaniment to the Mother’s … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Cinco De Mayo Low-Cal Latin Lover

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**Meet, Eat and Drink Book Launch with Gwen Kenneally: Join Huqua Press to celebrate My Daily Find's resident chef  and her "Sweet and Savory" Cookbook. Gwen will be there serving up some of her tasty food and cocktail creations. Sunday, May 6 … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Give A Damn Martini

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY What could be better than a great crafted artisan vodka company who partners with an organization that promotes social justice? And a top mixoligist creates an amazing martini.  It is a win/win! “The Give a Damn Campaign is … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Introducing a Luxury Spirit with Kappa Pisco

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY This weekend is supposed to be a scorcher in Southern California so I went searching for something refreshing to drink.  The Marnier Lapostolle family, producers of Grand Marnier,  have introduced Kappa Pisco from the Elqui … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Dine on Italian Cuisine Paired With Jazz and Cocktails Tonight at Cafe Aldente

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Dine and listen to jazz at Al Dente in Studio City on Fridays.

BY GWEN KENNEALLY What would a couple of attorneys do to chill out after a long day in court? They would get together at their favorite casual eatery and play a few sets, of course!  And they are doing just that—The Bill Hochberg and Bob … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Charoset Cocktail and The Easter Egg Cocktail

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY This weekend we celebrate both Passover and Easter. To mark the occasion,  San Francisco mixologists Rob Corwin, and Danny Jacobs have come up with a collection of Passover cocktails that correspond to items on the Seder plate. … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Blue Sky Cocktail

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY In Southern California we have had our coldest weather this March. It has been cozy and fun and we sure do need the rain, but most everyone I know is ready for blue skies!  Lovely in color and delightful in taste, you and your … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Spring Fling Cocktail

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY The first week of Spring is here and I celebrate it with a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds the Spring Fling Cocktail! Marie Brizard Blackberry liqueur is available online at the Wine Chateau. Happy Spring! … [Read more...]