Category Archives: Cocktails

Gino’s Italian Restaurant in Meridian Keeps Classic Italian Meals Alive

Italian restaurants like Gino’s Italian Restaurant in Meridian have it tough. Since most people can cook spaghetti and meatballs or a frozen pan of Stouffer’s Lasagna, they assume Italian food is easy to cook. It is not, though; real Italian … Continue reading

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Moscow Mules Fuel Ginger Beer Revolution, Part Two: The Taste Tests

In part one of this report, Chris Reed from Reed’s Inc. spoke about Ginger Beer, its history, Reed’s creation of their ginger products, why ginger is special and what the health benefits are, plus why ginger beer works so well in … Continue reading

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Moscow Mules Fuel A Ginger Beer Revolution, as Explained By Chris Reed

Ginger beer is one of the upcoming drinks around, both as a refreshing, non-alcoholic beverage by itself or in one of the most popular cocktails currently, the Moscow Mule. Not only did I have a chance to talk to Chris … Continue reading

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‘Liquid Vacation’ Tells Story of Tiki Drinks in Las Vegas with Recipes Too

Liquid Vacation—-77 Refreshing Tropical Drinks from Frankie’s Tiki Room in Las Vegas is much more than a recipe book. It tells the story of Tiki culture in Las Vegas, a place where the over-the-top South Seas décor and kitsch was a … Continue reading

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Tucanos Brazilian Grill In Boise Lets You Indulge In Your Meat Fantasies

Probably the most popular dining trend to come from South America is the churrascaria, the Brazilian barbecue; and nowhere is it done in better form then Tucanos Brazilian Grill in Boise. The concept is simple; you order your drinks and … Continue reading

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Izumi Steakhouse In Meridian Brings Fun Tasty Japanese Teppanyaki Cooking

Japanese steakhouses like Izumi Steakhouse in Meridian, serving Japanese teppanyaki style meals, are literally dinner and a show. Izumi Steakhouse is a great place to go with a group since it’s a fun, interactive restaurants. Guests walk in to the … Continue reading

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Bardenay Distillery Keeps the Spirits Alive Through Tasting, Tours and a Great Martini

For those who love beer, there are scores of breweries in the Treasure Valley. Wineries too are common on the Sunnyslope Wine Trail. For those who appreciate the quality and taste of a carefully distilled spirit, there are much less … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day Keeps Meriwether at Play in Garden City

I went to high school in the self-proclaimed “Apple Capital of the World”, AKA Wenatchee, WA. Needless to say, I’ve eaten my fair share of apples. However, it wasn’t until I moved to the potato state, that I became an … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountain Pizza Satisfies the Urge For Pizza in Meridian

Sometimes the urge for pizza strikes at strange times. Thus, instead of a big pizza party in the evening with friends, I felt like pizza at 3:30 in the afternoon. Coincidentally, that is the time that Smoky Mountain Pizza in … Continue reading

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