summer

Summertime Avocado Cole Slaw

Best-Ever Summertime Cole Slaw

Let’s talk summer cookouts. Let’s talk sides. Let’s talk COLE SLAW. I love any and all cabbage-based salads and slaws. Like, looooove. I could eat a whole head of cabbage to myself if I put my mind/stomach to it. Maybe this is thanks to my Austrian/Hungarian heritage. Or maybe it’s just because I make one […] Read more…

Rio Rooftop Pool

RIO Rooftop Bar + Pool

I know, I know… it’s almost Thanksgiving, so why am I reviewing a rooftop pool? Because rooftop pools are AWESOME, that’s why. And because, to my delight, RIO Rooftop was the location for our October AFBA Happy Hour! I’d been wanting to check out RIO since I first caught wind of its existence back at the […] Read more…

Friends Just Wine in a Can

Canned Wine: It’s a Thing.

In case you didn’t know, I’m BACK! Back in America, and back on the blog. I have a massive Iceland post to share tomorrow, but today there are more pressing things, such as wine in a can. What? Yes. This is a thing that is happening in our lives (and livers). Canned wine: it is real. […] Read more…

tinto de verano

Tinto de Verano: A Spanish Summer Sipper

The country of Spain has gotten a lot of things right. Siestas, incorporating cheese and ham into most foods, eating fresh olives, spending long days at the beach, and of course…. wine. That’s a pic I snapped in Granada, Spain back in 2009… one of the most interesting and beautiful places I’ve ever been! Tinto means […] Read more…