Billy Gibbons & Sully Erna Share Their Favorite Pura Vida Tequila Signature Cocktails

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons

For tequila and rock fans around the globe, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Godsmack’s Sully Erna have partnered with and created fun and smooth Pura Vida Tequila signature cocktails to help you are sure to enjoy during this summer. ¡The Gibbons! Ingredients: 1.5 oz Pura Vida Reposado Tequila 1 Fresh Lime Wedge 1 Fresh Lemon Wedge […]

Cool Down With Our Top Ten Favorite Spring Cocktails

Summer 2014 Margarita Recipes

This is a list of our favorite spring cocktails. Offering a variety of flavors, we guarantee there is something in this list for everybody. Enjoy!

Spice Up Memorial Day With These Delicious Sangria Recipes

Scottish White Sandgria

Looking for something different to enjoy during your Memorial Day picnics? Maybe you would like to spice up your weekend with one of DRAMBUIE’s new Sangria recipes. The combination of Drambuie’s heather honey, spice and herbs marries beautifully with fragrant wines and citrus fruits.  For pool parties, grilling, and all other outdoor festivities, these recipes can easily be […]

Build a Better Drink: How To Add Antioxidants into Cocktails


This week is the Billboard Music Awards, and what goes on in front of the camera is just half of the party. Celebrities like Iggy Azalea, Katy Perry, Charlie XCX, Taylor Swift, and Sam Smith will also be privy to some of the best in food and cocktails backstage in lounges and private suites. I […]

DMK Burger Bar’s Cuban Burger Recipe

DMK Cuban Burger Recipe

DMK Burger Bar in Chicago is known for their innovative sandwich ideas. Last month, DMK introduced The Cuban Burger, a juicy, meaty burger topped with ham, shredded roast pork, provolone, mustard, and dill pickles on thick cut Tuscan style bread. Did you miss it? Here’s the recipe to try at home. We recommend a rather […]

Fourchu Lobster Tacos with a Mango Jicama Slaw and Chipotle Aioli

Lobster Taco Recipe

This is a simple yet elegant recipe, almost the entire meal including par-cooking the lobster, preparing the slaw and chipotle aioli can be fixed ahead of time.

Chef Recipe: Icelandic White Cod from Celebrity Chef Sylvain Harribey

White Cod Recipe

Summer dining means eating lighter, and slimming down. One great way to do that is by adding fresh vegetables to every meal, and using things like broth and seasonings to add flavor, instead of heavy oils or butter. Executive Chef Sylvain Harribey of Sofitel’s Gaby restaurant shared one of his favorite dishes with us here. […]

Why Hummus is The Perfect Healthy Snack Choice


If you’re new to hummus and wondering, “what exactly is hummus?”, then you are in for a real treat. Mediterranean and Middle Eastern populations have been consuming good-quality olive oil and tahini for thousands of years. This is the type of diet which also frequently includes other hummus ingredients like beans, lemon, and garlic and has been shown […]

Margarita and Cinco De Mayo Recipes from Around the World


Want to kick off your Cinco de Mayo celebration with a bang? Around the world, people are celebrating Mexico’s independence with fun and festive cocktails that are tasty, hot, and perfect for pairing with food! If you’re still debating whether or not to to ‘mingle with the devil’, relax, let your hair down, and enjoy […]

Treat Mom to the Perfect Brunch-And Still Sleep in

Brunch recipes bloody mary cocktail recipe

When it comes to Mother’s Day, there are two acceptable ways to start her day: greet Mom with breakfast on a tray, or treat her to a lavish brunch. That means getting up early, attempting to dress the kids, piling the family in the car, and then standing in line with the crowds, waiting for […]

Hot Trends in Spring and Summer Cocktails


Whether it’s a brunch with Mom, a spring or summer fling, or a stylish garden party, the right cocktail can lend a touch of class and elegance to any daytime occasion. We interviewed Amanda Victoria, Brand Ambassador for St-Germain, to get her top tips on how to craft simple, elegant, and refreshing cocktails to elevate your next party! CL:  What […]

Eco-Friendly Cocktails for Earth Day

cucumber cocktail recipe

You recycle, drive a hybrid car or truck, have a compost bin in your back yard (and kitchen!), only buy organic, and have even attempted biking to work. Congrats, my friend-you’re doing your part to care for Planet Earth! Al Gore and Ed Begley, Jr. would be so proud. This Earth Day, celebrate your eco-friendly […]

Chef Recipe: Lemongrass Noodle Salad

summer salad recipes 2015

This light and lovely salad can be made vegetarian, or with chicken or shrimp. Pair with a glass of dry rosé or sauvignon blanc wine for a healthy, delicious lunch or dinner treat!   Lemongrass-Scented Rice Noodle Salad with Mint and Cilantro By Gail Simmons Serves 4  1 shallot, thinly sliced and separated into rings […]

Lucky Buck Cocktail


Lucky Buck Cocktail by Summer Jane Bell 2 oz Suerte Blanco .75 Hibiscus Syrup .75 lime juice Ginger Beer Garnish: mint sprig Shake all ingredients but ginger beer, and strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Top with housemade ginger beer (if using store bought, add a couple drops of ginger juice to make […]