Baby it’s dry outside: Dehydrated Herbs

Herbs that is! Los Angeles is technically supposed to be a desert . None of the vegetation is natural here… We go through droughts. Herbs cost money. Buy them at the market for $1 and dehydrate or air dry. In supermarkets herbs such as rosemary can cost up to $5-$8. Let’s save a few bucks and dehydrate more… here’s what I have so far. More to come!



Happy National Iced Tea Day!…Lady Palmer

Happy National Iced Tea Day!...Lady Palmer

Lady Palmer keeps the fun going with a side car of Iced Tea and is perfect for summertime!

2oz Ford’s gin
1oz iced tea
.5 oz lemon
.5oz simple
2 drops of citrus or hop bitter
Shakes and fine strain into a coupe. Garnish with a side car of iced tea. Sip Sip!

Rye Not?… Whiskey for lunch


OK say sooo many times while working, people will pick a gin based special over a whiskey special. Why? “Whiskey during the day… I have to go back to the office. (fake giggle) Given this irrational justification. I have designed a cocktail that wraps whisky’s beautiful barrel flavors with a light essence perfect for day time.

 1.5 oz preferred rye whiskey

1 strawberry

3 blueberries

.5 oz honey simple syrup (3 Honey: 1 water)

2 drops cardamom tincutre

In mixing tin muddle fruit , cardamom tincture and honey simple. Add rye whiskey and ice, shake and dirty dump (same ice from shake) into a red wine glass. Add lemon wheels for garnish. YUM!

Bitches Love Restaurants: Asia de Cuba and SkyBar

     Yesterday, Sara and I decided to get booshy. We decided to go visit our friend at Karey at  The Mondrian’s SkyBar.  Since we were poolside, eating light was a must. The food (Even the quesadilla) was lighter than expected. Without shame, we left drunk and full. Look at some of this delicious food  their fusion restaurant Asia de Cuba.


Watermelon Mojito… psssst watermelon is in season


Blueberry and Lychee Mojito


Asia de Cuba

Wild Salmon and Salted Avocado Helado

Spicy coconut milk | bird’s eye pepper and black lava salt
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 Lobster Quesadilla