Quarantine Cookbook Series Part 1: Made in Mexico

Quarantine Cookbook Series Part 1: Made in Mexico

2019 was definitely the year of the Mexican cookbook, and thank goodness because it looks like we’ll have plenty of time on our hands to be doing a lot of cooking in 2020. Last year we saw cookbook debuts from some of the biggest names and rising stars in Mexican...
A special Mezcal Tosba collaboration

A special Mezcal Tosba collaboration

A funny little thing passed across my desk this morning and had this happened BC (before Coronavirus) I would have flagged it and gotten back to it eventually. But with more time on my hands I can actually read more articles, even ones with headlines like “New...
Capón

Capón

Capón means castrated in Spanish and that’s basically what it means when applied to agave. The agave life cycl is simple, they sprout, mature over years – potentially decades depending on the variety – flower so that they can reproduce, and die. As...
Crisis is the mother of creativity

Crisis is the mother of creativity

Watching the explosion of responses to the Coronavirus crisis within the bar and spirits world has been amazing. It reaffirms what all of us know, that this is an amazing community of people dedicated to their jobs and the people around them. Whether it’s Bobby...
Where we stand

Where we stand

I can’t tell you how many times I have started to write this post, only to be blindsided yet again by more news and school closings and shelter in home instructions. It is impossible to even articulate how much our world has changed in just a week. It has become...