Trending: The House Mezcal

Trending: The House Mezcal

There is irony here. For eons in Mexico at bars and restaurants, most carried house mezcales, note lower case and not Mezcales. Someone usually had a connection through family or friends and offered them in glass or plastic jugs behind the bar. My early days in Oaxaca...

Spirited women

Just back from the San Antonio Cocktail Conferences (my recap is here) where I was able to attend some terrific seminars helmed by a few leaders in the industry, who happen to be women. I say it like that because I am becoming increasingly uncomfortable with how...
A paen to Bosforo

A paen to Bosforo

It’s spring break here in San Francisco which means that the town is blissfully empty. For some reason it also means that four friends have escaped to Mexico City for the week. Obviously someone was reading all those travel best of lists. That or my constant...