Archive for November, 2009

Have a Champagne Dinner Party!
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Have a Champagne Dinner Party!

Tweet this!Drinks are the first thing in order on such an extravagant night—and we have the perfect Champagne Cocktail recipes! Try Pear Champagne and Raspberry Champagne Cocktail. Asian cuisine, which comes together quicker than you can say moo goo gai pan, is easy to prepare to enjoy the evening. Re-dish everything. Dump the disposable containers [...]

Champagne Peach Bisque Recipe
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Champagne Peach Bisque Recipe

Tweet this!Courtesy of Miraval Life in Balance Resort®  Try this delicious recipe! Ingredients: 4 cups sliced and peeled champagne peaches or thawed frozen peaches 1 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup peach schnapps 8 mint leaves 1/2 cup champagne Place peaches in a blender and puree with orange juice, lemon juice and [...]

Raspberry Champagne Cocktail Recipe
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Raspberry Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Tweet this!This cocktail simply sparkles! Ingredients: 3/4 teaspoon Chambord (raspberry-flavored liqueur) 3/4 cup chilled Champagne Combine Chambord and Champagne in a flute and enjoy! Tweet this!

Champagne Tasting at The Little Door
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Champagne Tasting at The Little Door

Tweet this!Come & See what the Fizz is about and Break Open the Holiday Season with Bubbles. Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 Open House from 6:00 – 8:00 in the Blue Room of The Little Door “You should drink grower Champagne if you’ve forgotten that Champagne is WINE. You should drink “farmer-fizz” if you’d rather buy [...]

Buck’s Champagne Recipe
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Buck’s Champagne Recipe

Perfect as a toast at a breakfast reception or served as an aperitif. Created by the bartender at Buck’s Club, London, in 1921.

Whatever Pops Your Cork – How to open a bottle of Champagne
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Whatever Pops Your Cork – How to open a bottle of Champagne

Tweet this!Everyone’s seen at least one Champagne shower:  the victorious team at an Indy 500 race spraying each other with magnums of bubbly, or the winning team at the World Series showering the locker room.  This is how not to open a bottle of Champagne.  There’s an old saying about opening Champagne:  “The ear’s loss [...]

Cranberry Chambord Sorbet Dessert Recipe
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Cranberry Chambord Sorbet Dessert Recipe

Tweet this!This is a perfect palate cleanser to serve at the end of a heavy meal. You can even try to keep a quart of it in the freezer for all the holiday events coming up.  Sorbet is a frozen dessert that’s a bit like gelato, but it’s softer and contains no dairy products. It’s [...]

Sparkling Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail
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Sparkling Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail

Today’s featured Champagne recipe, was created in honor of Roy’s Hawaiiain Fusion Cuisine Restaurants 20th Anniversary.

Moët & Chandon & Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine:  Bubbles Meet Sushi Perfection
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Moët & Chandon & Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine: Bubbles Meet Sushi Perfection

Tweet this!Last night, food-lovers from around Los Angeles, including myself, gathered for a one-night only dining experience at Roy’s Hawaiiain Fusion Cuisine Restaurants. Roy Yamaguchi, winner of the prestigious James Beard Award and former contestant on Top Chef Masters and Iron Chef, and Moët & Chandon have collaborated to bring foodies and bubble lovers together [...]

When did Happy Hour First Start?
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When did Happy Hour First Start?

Tweet this! Legend has it that the “cocktail hour” (which eventually became happy hour) was born during Prohibition.  Manhattan speak-easy owners had a deal with the local police:  places like “21″ wouldn’t open their doors until 6 p.m.  But one establishment -Tony’s at 42nd East 53 St. – pushed these delicate boundaries, defying convention and [...]