Watermelon Lemonade Cocktail – The Spring Pink from Croft

Think pink this spring with a refreshing cocktail from Croft. With flavors of watermelon, pink port wine, and lemonade, this drink is refreshing, and perfect for poolside sipping! Spring Pink 6 oz Croft PINK Port 6 oz watermelon juice 1.5 oz simple syrup 1.5 oz fresh lemon juice Top with fizzy lemonade (or a tart lemon soda) […]

Early Spring Comfort Food: Delicious Vegan Mac & Cheese

Unending Spring Mac & Cheese 1/2 pound Brussel Sprouts (approx 15 sprouts) 1 half bunch of Kale (curly, red, lacinato, your fav) Olive oil (for roasting) 1/4 tsp Garlic powder (for roasting) 3 Tablespoons Flour 3 Tablespoons melted Earth Balance 2 cups plain, unsweetened Soy milk (or other non-dairy) 2 – 1/2 cups Treeline Cheese, […]

Spring to Summer Cocktail: A Citrus Peach Mint Julep

If you’re planning cocktail recipes for your Kentucky Derby Day party, mix it up a bit and go ‘Florida style’ with this citrus infused Kentucky Julep recipe. With oranges, grapefruit, and mint, the combination of sweet and sour is sure to please. Citrus–Peach Mint Julep Ingredients: ½ cup sugar ½ cup water ¾ cup peach […]

5 Reasons Why We Love Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo or May 5th is another one of our favorite F&B holiday excuses we use to gather our friends together and enjoy a cocktail…or two…But… What is Cinco de Mayo? Is it a Mexican celebration of independence?  The day the margarita was created? Wikipedia says: It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way […]

Spring Crumble: “Pina Colada” Cobbler

Enjoy the sunny spring season with this fruity and delightful cobbler in honor of the famous Piña Colada cocktail.

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 […]

The Perfect Spring Time Soup: Cream of Broccoli With Lemon

With spring in the air, our taste buds turn toward lighter, fresher ingredients. Broccoli and lemon are a perfect match, as the sweetness of the vegetable-especially when freshly picked-is a great contrast to tart lemons. This soup is not heavy like your typical cream of broccoli soup, and will stay a nice, bright green, with […]

From Bunnies to Peeps, Chicks, and Chocolate Eggs: Our Top 5 Easter Treats for Spring

Looking for tasty treats to serve this Easter weekend? Crave Local has you covered with everything you need to satisfy a springtime sweet tooth. Our sources tell us the top 5 candies and sweets your guests will expect for Easter are: Cadbury Eggs Marshmallow Peeps Chocolate Bunnies Jelly Beans Robins Eggs To keep things simple, […]

Cool Down With Our Top Ten Favorite Spring Cocktails

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!

Taste the Rainbow with Spring Cocktails from New York City’s Finest Bartenders

From beets to kale, cucumbers to Thai basil, try one of these spring inspired drinks from NYC’s finest bars! Rainbow-hued cocktails may taste great, but they rarely get their coloring from nature. What holiday is better known for dying everything-from rivers to beer-than St. Patrick’s Day! This year, Soltado Tequila challenged some of New York City’s […]

Deviled ‘Spring’ Eggs by Chef David Vandenabeele

Just in time for spring and holiday entertaining, Executive Chef at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, David Vandenabeele has come up with a few tasty treats using the incredible, edible egg! These adorable versions of the classic appetizer will appeal to kids and adults alike. In fun colors for spring, the hand-cracking-marbling is a technique that […]

How to Drink $1200: The Billionaire Margarita

In time for National Margarita Day, The London Bar, set within luxury hotel The London NYC, has debuted The London NYC Billionaire Margarita.

Green Cucumber & Habanero Chili Margarita Recipe

From the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Velas Vallarta invites those celebrating National Margarita Day on February 22nd its original Cucumber & Habanero Chili Margarita in hand.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Margarita Recipe: Pairing Chocolate with Tequila

What’s better than chocolate to satisfy a sweet tooth craving? How about a little tequila? It might sound strange, but chocolate with tequila are a match made in heaven. The toasted notes of agave pair well with the creaminess of  high quality chocolate, and the bitterness of each create complex flavors that complement, rather than clash, […]