Ride, RumDood! RIDE! (A charity challenge)

Most people probably don’t know this, but in 2008 I found myself at a fork in the rode, debating whether to drop the cocktail blogging for cycling and blogging about that. I got really into it for about 12 months and then found other things to do, as is my wont. One of the goals [...]

This coming Sunday – April 14, 2013 – I’ll be working my normal shift at 320 Main. I say normal, but we’re going to do something different this week as I take part in Gaz Regan’s movement called Just One Shift. The movement is trying to get bartenders to donate one shift’s tips to Wine [...]

MariePalooza: A Tiki Band Aid

You may or may not know Marie King. Marie is the bar manager at Don The Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, California.  DTB is, of course, the former bastion of the Tiki movement that one Donn Beach once held court in as he introduced the world to drinks like the Zombie (and the 34 other varieties [...]

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Haitian Libations – Raising Money For Haiti

I’ve been dying to get this post up, but details had to be worked out, charities and owners consulted, but finally I can announce that I’ll be helping out at the Haitian Libations Charity Event at Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena on February 6th. From 10pm until close, 50% of all wine, bar, and food [...]

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