CATEGORY: Food & Drinks for Gatherings

This Hair Of The Dog Cocktail By Barçon Cocktail Co. Is Sure To Cure Any Hangover
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27078
VENUE:
Sycamore Den
LOCATION:
San Diego
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
The Hangover Cure
Hair Of The Dog Cocktail
Sycamore Den
REPORTER: The Venue Report

Oh New Year's Eve - What a night! You've danced (and drank) all evening long and somehow stumbled your way into bed... Party dress still on, glitter in your hair and not even thinking about the after effects that will soon come after the sun rises. We've all been there. The morning after an epic New Year's bash can be rough. 

That's why we partnered with Barçon's Mixologist, Eric to create a "Hair of The Dog" Cocktail that would trump all others containing the perfect set of ingredients that will nurse you right out of your unbearable state. 

 

this hair of the dog cocktail is perfect for the morning after New Years

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3 Disco Inspired Cocktail Recipes To Try On New Years Eve
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27076
VENUE:
Sycamore Den
LOCATION:
San Diego
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
New Years Cocktails
Jungle Disco Concoctions
Sycamore Den
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

Looking for the perfect cocktails to whip up this New Years? You are in luck! Recently, for our Gypsy Jungle Disco Holiday Party we partnered with the one and only Barçon Cocktail Co.  on the drink portion of the evening and oh boy oh boy did they deliver! However, we were'nt surprised as Barçon prides themselves in offering the finest quality libations with the service to match. For those of you who don't know, Barçon is a unique marriage between Sycamore Den, a rustic dive bar that instantly teleports you back to the 1970's and A MIHO Experience, a catering service that provides farm to table cuisine and bursts of flavor in every bite. 

We ventured to Sycamore Den in Downtown San Diego to get the inside scoop from Eric, one of Barçon's talented mixologists. You didn't think we would keep these delicious concoctions to ourself did you? Not a chance. We've willingly test drove three must try cocktail recipes and there's simply no other way to put it... For the best New Year's party ever, make sure you have one of these drinks in your hand. 

 

 

 

FORTUNE TELLER

1oz of Light Rum
1oz of Dark Rum
.75oz of Orange Juice
.75oz of Lime Juice
.5oz of Cinnamon Vanilla Simple Syrup
Garnish with a Cinnamon Stick and a Cube of Dry Ice for the smoking effect

 

rum dry ice cinnamon new years cocktail

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Beth Kirby Introduces Us To Her Delectable Christmas Morning Secret: Brown Butter Cinnamon Rolls with Whiskey Eggnog Frosting
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27042
VENUE:
In The Kitchen with Local Milk
LOCATION:
Nashville
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Christmas Morning Recipe
Southern Comfort
In The Kitchen
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

 

In prepping for the holiday season, we couldn’t help but peruse some go-to recipes that give Christmas morning just a little extra sense of comfort and joy. And, as with every year, the philosophical question arises: Should we tinker with the classics or keep it traditional? Coming to our holiday rescue, the lovely photographer, stylist, blogger, and recipe guru, Beth Kirby of Local Milk introduces us to her favorite traditional pastries with a twist. Her recipe for soft brown butter cinnamon rolls with whiskey and eggnog frosting have us thinking she might actually be Santa. So, save your Christmas stocking treats for the afternoon, because these gooey pastries are going to be the sweet hit of the day.

Words + Photos by Beth Kirby of Local Milk 

 

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A Look Inside One Of L.A.'s Most Magical Outdoor Venues
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27048
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

In Los Angeles, the coolest spots can be found anywhere. Now, that’s not necessarily suggesting that each and every diner and dive bar in the City of Angels is of equally awesome merit, though it honestly feels that way on some blocks. Instead, it’s more a curious case of finding your favorite escape in anything from an abandoned warehouse to a mysterious mansion to a parking lot.

So it doesn’t seem too surprising — if you’re from California anyway — that a spectacular farm-to-table experience awaits you in a magical alleyway tucked on the eastern edge of Downtown Los Angeles. Indeed, in the very colorful Arts District, Sarkis Vartanian welcomes you to his enchanting urban oasis, The Daily Dose Cafe.

Photos: Scott Clark

 

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The Holiday Inspired Cocktails That Everyone Needs At Their Next Gathering
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27050
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

So you’re throwing a holiday party. Avoid the all-too-easy red wine cop out at your get together this year and test drive a new, seasonally fitting cocktail. We partnered with cocktail specialist, Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy to share his favorites for any festive gathering. Don’t worry, the test drive has already been done on these so you can worry about more important things like, what types of cheeses are best for your charcuterie board.

Whether you want spruce up your menu with a perfect pairing, add something a little special to your hors d'oeuvre tasting or simply looking for the best spiked punch recipe to satisfy the masses - Matt's thought of everything and sharing his secret sauce ways.

Photography by: Scott Clark 

 

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