The Margarita


The Margarita Margarita Sames, a Dallas socialite, boasts that she invented the Margarita in 1948 during a visit to her Acapulco vacation home. Like any self-respecting socialite, she named her new creation after herself. However, as is the case with most drink origins, this tale is a little dubious. There are numerous other claims as… Read more »

What’s In My Think Tank 10 Bag

People have been asking me what sort of goodies I carry with me in my Think Tank 10 Cable Management bag. So here goes.

The Manhattan


When it comes to bold, boozy drinks, the Manhattan is king.

Cool Tools Podcast Appearance

An Appearance on the Cool Tools Podcast

Recently I was a guest on the Cool Tools podcast where I presented four cool tools I find useful and hope others will too. Give it a listen!

The Daiquiri


The Daiquiri is a simple yet elegant cocktail—and one well worth drinking.

Basil Smash

Basil Smash

The Basil Smash is a great and flavorful summer sipping cocktail.

Boldr Expedition Everest

Adventure Watch: Boldr Expedition Everest

Presenting the Boldr Expedition Everest, an automatic field watch with rugged good looks.

Unboxed: BattleBox No. 1 - February 2017

Unboxed: BattlBox April 2017

For this edition of Unboxed, I try to come clean with the BattlBox April 2017 subscription box which claims to be a Dopp kit.

Negroni Week: Coffee Negroni

Negroni Week: Coffee Negroni

For the final beverage of Negroni Week, we turn away from the potent spirit-forward drinks and to the civilized variant known as the Coffee Negroni (a/k/a the Caffègroni).

Negroni Week: The Agavoni

Negroni Week: Agavoni

Negroni Week rolls on, and today I take a look at another Negroni-like cocktail—The Agavoni—using tequila instead of gin.