The Mint Julep

From inspiring artists of all realms to politicians of every background, every Southerner (adopted and natural born) has one thing in common: the love and respect of bourbon. Bourbon has integrated itself so tightly with Southern culture, there isn’t a famous -or infamous- Southerner out there that hasn’t touted their love affair with this felicitous liquid. While

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Bamboo Juices

Part of the reason why I started writing is to explore the South through food and travel. I love meeting Southern entrepreneurs who are working to build awareness to the community they serve and tout their love for fine southern ingredients. Even if they don’t procure all of their ingredients from The South, they still

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Almond Milk Matcha Green Tea Latte

A couple of weeks ago I decided to kick coffee to the curb. To this date, it remains my most difficult breakup. What would my mornings look like without the bitter liquid touching my lips before I’m truly awake? How would my commute ever be the same knowing that I wouldn’t be making a beeline

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National Bloody Mary Day

Winston Churchill, Fernand Petiot, Ernest Hemingway- all of these men (and more) are credited with creating the illustrious fan favorite: The Bloody Mary. While the origin is questionable and rooted in loose history of one man’s claim over another, we can all agree January 1st calls for some “hair of the dog” after the champagne

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The Moscow Mule

As the temperature starts to rise, I start reaching for drinks that are refreshing and easy to create for crowds.  One of the major perks is when you have an excuse to bust out some fancy barware to put this Moscow Mule recipe together.  Moscow Mule Mugs (c/o UncommonGoods) || Striped Tea Towels || Silver

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The Perfect Mint Julep Recipe

Every bourbon is a whiskey but not every whiskey is a bourbon.  In May, I dust off the bourbon decanter and prep my bar for the inaugural bourbon beverage of the Kentucky Derby. Nothing beats the unmistakable flavor of an ice-cold mint julep on a warm Spring day watching the ponies run.  Dress || Silver Tray

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