Finally a Neighborhood Bar in the OC – Wild Goose Tavern, Costa Mesa, CA

When I first got wind that a new bar was opening in Costa Mesa, I was not that interested. But then I heard that it would have good pub food, cocktails made with fresh ingredients, a pretty extensive whiskey collection as well as small-batch spirits, they had my attention! I anxiously awaited its opening dayContinue reading “Finally a Neighborhood Bar in the OC – Wild Goose Tavern, Costa Mesa, CA”

A Little Luxury and the Feeling of Old Hawaiian Hospitality – Mai Tai Bar – Waikiki, HI

On our recent trip to Oahu, we decided to go to some new places in addition to the usual stops we always go to. The hard part about that is we now have more places we want to go to when we come back. Pretty soon we will want to visit every place on theContinue reading “A Little Luxury and the Feeling of Old Hawaiian Hospitality – Mai Tai Bar – Waikiki, HI”

The Craft Cocktail, Not a Lost Art Form at the Teardrop Lounge – Portland, OR

When we took a second foodie trip to Portland, on the top of my “must-do” list was Teardrop Cocktail Lounge. Located in the Pearl District, it is a hip but dimly lit lounge with concrete walls and gray velvet curtains. The large bar is situated in the center of the room allowing many patrons toContinue reading “The Craft Cocktail, Not a Lost Art Form at the Teardrop Lounge – Portland, OR”