Vinyl Me Please Is a MUST This V-Day Weekend!

 Bella Breakdown Valentines Day is just around the corner, and unique date ideas aren’t always easy to come up with. If you’re like me, you are not necessarily a fan of chocolate hearts and teddy bears… not that I’d be opposed to getting them by any means, all I’m saying is that bear is going to be covered in dust in the closet in the next few months. This V-Day wow your date with an intimate and creative night of cocktails and tunes all brought to your door thanks to Vinyl Me Please! Vinyl Me Please is a record...

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Like Sangria? You’ll LOVE Sangria Grapes!

Bella Breakdown What’s way better than sangria? Sangria grapes! To make these, pour red wine over a bowl of grapes and allow them to soak for one hour. Drain the wine from the grapes. In a bowl, combine sugar and lemon zest. Roll each grape in the lemon and sugar combo. Serve these delicious bites with wedges of fresh orange. Grape...

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Drink of the Day: Bee’s Knees

Bella Breakdown What could be more perfect for a Spring picnic or Summer barbeque than a refreshing gin cocktail filled with everything we love about bees – sweet golden honey and a sting at the end!? 2 oz Gin ¾ oz Honey Syrup ¾ oz Lemon Juice Grapefruit Bitters Start by pouring your lemon juice and honey syrup into a shaker. The, add your gin, some ice and give it a good shake. Pour into a frosty glass and top with a few drops of grapefruit bitters and garnish with a wedge of lemon. Enjoy the...

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Spring Cocktail: Herb Gimlet

Bella Breakdown This delicious celebration of spring highlights all that’s fresh and now at the farmer’s markets and our favorite part of the dinning room, the bar cart. Start with the simple syrup by combining equal parts sugar and water in a pan on medium heat, stirring together with a few sprigs of mint, lemon thyme, tarragon, and some lemon zest. After about five minutes everything will have dissolved and your simple syrup will be ready to give any cocktail a fresh spring flavor. Transfer it to a bowl to cool and move onto the mixology department. Fill your...

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