My Competition Cocktail: Cobra Candy

This is the drink I am entering in the Fusion Cocktail Competition on Wednesday. Pretty, huh? Hope I see you there!   Cobra Candy 2 ounces raspberry kombucha 1 ounces Absolut Citron 1 barspoon meyer lemon juice dash Peychaud’s bitters   Shake and serve over ice in a collin’s glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. …

My Next Cocktail Competition is this Wednesday

I got bored this week and started entering cocktail competitions. Every entry form that didn’t ask for a place of employment (because I haven’t worked at a bar in a decade), I submitted. The first to invite me is this Wednesday at Osha Thai on the Embarcadero, and will feature my homemade raspberry kombucha. It’s …

Mint Slope Cocktail Crawl

There was another great Nirvino cocktail crawl last week, this time across the questionably fictional “Mint Slope” neighborhood of San Francisco, which is what someone has started calling that stretch of upper Market St. that isn’t quite the Castro. We had a diverse array of Svedka vodka cocktails at four very different venues, which I …