Shaken or Stirred Martinis: What Is the Difference?

A chilled blend of vodka or gin with a hint of vermouth and an olive or a twist of lemon for garnish – yum! It just sounds delicious, but to shake or stir…that is the age old question; and what exactly is the difference? “Shaken, not stirred” is, of course, the iconic phrase used by James Bond when ordering his …

An Exceptional Selection of Beer, Wine and Spirits at Bengals

Wouldn’t a cold beer be the perfect accoutrement to your mouthwatering, juicy, fall right off the bone barbeque? Thinking about how nice it would be to enjoy a minty fresh mojito when you are out with friends tonight? How about dialing down with your boo over a couple of glasses of merlot? Sounds amazing, right? Well, do yourself a favor …

How to Make the Perfect Mimosa!

Looking to add a little zing to breakfast or brunch? If you’ve got the nerve, add some verve with mimosas! Mimosas are a delightful accoutrement to fancy brunches, celebratory events and the holidays, so here – my friend – is a recipe for the perfect mimosa… Many are of the school of thought that a mimosa is simply half orange …

E-Cigs Are the New Smoking Trend

E-cigarettes are the new smoking trend, and there are quite a few reasons for their newfound popularity… E-cigarettes are more socially acceptable than traditional cigarettes because, with e-cigarettes, you don’t produce smoke that can be so annoying (and unhealthy) to others. With e-cigarettes, you don’t stink! There is no smoke smell in your hair or house, or on your clothes …