Mojito history – Sir Francis Drake to Ernest Hemingway

By | December 18th, 2017|Industry News|

Like many classic cocktails, Mojito history is full of conflicting stories. Each origin story containing it’s own flavor of history’s flair and interesting tidbits of knowledge. While we probably are not be able to peg down the exact history of the Mojito today, we are going to examine some of the theories and talk about [...]

New Year’s Day Brunch Menu

By | December 15th, 2017|Industry News|

There’s no better way to celebrate the New Year than with a bright and flavorful brunch enjoyed with friends and family. And don’t worry: we rounded up recipes that will satisfy both the late-night party-goers (greasy potatoes and a cocktail) and the health-focused resolution makers (citrus salad, anyone?). And don't worry about pulling off a [...]

14 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Called by Different Names in the U.K.

By | December 13th, 2017|Industry News|

Zucchini If you want some summer squash during a U.K. visit, keep an eye out for “courgette” instead of zucchini. The name also lends itself well to British “courgetti”—courgette spaghettie—or as Americans say, “zoodles.” Check out these other delicious pasta substitutions. Shrimp In the United States, there’s a difference between shrimp and prawns; shrimp are [...]

Tell Us Your Favorite Drink and We’ll Tell You What Decade You Belong In

By | December 11th, 2017|Industry News|

Your go-to drink says a lot about your personality. (You can take a guess about what people think when you order a Manhattan at a dive bar.) But did you know your drink order can also tell us what decade you belong in? That's right. From the free spirit of the '60s to the grunge [...]

Make Classic Comfort Food With These Recipes

By | December 8th, 2017|Industry News|

What are comfort foods? They are soothing foods that evoke nostalgia or comforting childhood memories. They are safe foods, with uncomplicated flavors often blanketed in belly-filling carbohydrates. For most of us, these foods are far from gourmet. They are the epitome of home cooking. What Makes a Dish Comfort Food? Coziness is perhaps the most [...]

These are the best and worst foods for your hangover

By | November 30th, 2017|Industry News|

We’ve all been there: Last night took a turn and now getting out of bed feels tougher than climbing out of a kid’s playground ball pit with your hands tied behind your back. Old-school wisdom preaches reaching for cold pizza or a greasy bacon, but some foods are scientifically proven to help cure a hangover. [...]