What's with the wimpy tastebuds in Colorado? When a server assures me that something is hot, I'm often disappointed to find it is neither hot nor tasty. So when a waiter tried to explain to me that the Bangkok Fizz, made with Thai chile-infused vo...
The weather is warming up, which gave me a good excuse to suck down as much summer flavor as possible. This La Sandia, made with Blue Nectar Silver Tequila, watermelon, basil and seltzer, was a delicious remembrance to things past. Can you guess w...
Heading to the hills this holiday weekend? Eat dessert first -- in the form of the Rick James Sexual Chocolate Edible Tower of Desire. At this distillery, you get a shot of made-on-site whiskey delivered in a chocolate shot glass that you drop in ...
7 years ago | Booze
I vaguely remember the first time I went to the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant in Boulder in 1989. Though I don't remember much about the evening, I am sure I had three margaritas. How do I know I had three margaritas back in 1989? Because I have n...
When I was growing up, frozen margaritas were considered "hot." As much as I hate to admit it, I do still love a good frozen margarita. And this 22-ounce frozen marg was as good as they get -- especially for the bargain price of $8. Can you guess ...
8 years ago | Cafe Society
It's not easy finding a bar seat at ground zero for major foodies, but your efforts will be rewarded when you're able to get up close and personal with some of the town's best bartenders. I asked for some type of bourbon and Amaro cocktail -- and ...