Archive for November, 2009


Monday, November 30th, 2009

On Monday we sought out a restaurant in Koreatown here in New York. The food was not awesome, the decorations were. There was also traditional Christmas music in the background but sung in Korean and with Korean pop-music effects. It was an experience.

korea town

Holiday Trunk Show

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Handmade Holiday Trunk Show 2009
Sponsored by Yee-Haw Industries, Downtown Wine & Spirits, & Metro Pulse <:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:><:>

December 4-6 & 11-13
409 S. Gay St.
(between Yee-Haw & Downtown Wine & Spirits)

featuring locally crafted housewares, apparel, & accessories

recycled stationery, cork trivets, belt buckles, hubcap art, & tire planters;
pottery, apparel, jewelry, candles, soap, art, & more

Open House
Friday, Dec. 4th
5 – 9pm

Evening entertainment by Nathan Moses begins at 6:30pm.

Friday: 12-9
Saturday: 10-9
Sunday: 1 – 5

thanks to Yee-Haw Industries, Downtown Wine & Spirits, & Metro Pulse!
Amazing treats from Magpies, Luxe Catering & the Flower Pot for more info


Thursday, November 26th, 2009


It’s Never Too Sweet

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Yeah, that’s my dad dipping his banana in sugar. It wasn’t sweet enough.


Good Times

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Last Friday my brother, soon to be sister in law, and some other friends enjoyed a late night sushi dinner that lasted till 1 A.M. Dinner was accented by an abundance of amazing sushi, 2 incredible wines, and such fun conversation. Food and drink bring it all together. Sitting in bars is fun, sitting around a table is better.


Carmel Apple

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

This is a recipe from Robert Birkholz, an illustrious Mockingbird bartender and amazing chef. The drink is THE perfect fall/winter cocktail.

Carmel Apple

Apple-sorghum soda

210g (7oz) fresh apple juice (about 4 medium size apples)
54g (1.5 oz) sorghum
2 CO2 cartridges

Juice apples and strain. whisk sorghum into juice. Fill seltzer bottle 3/4 full. Charge with two CO2 cartridges.

Whiskey Worms

25g water
25g powdered gelatin
75g bourbon
50g brown sugar

Combine water, gelatin and sugar in a small saucepan. Place the pan on medium heat. as soon as the sugar and gelatin have dissolved whisk in bourbon and pour into desired mold. Refridgerate until set.

To serve
Fill an 8oz glass with ice, add 1.5 oz Woodford Reserve or comprable bourbon whiskey and top off the glass with apple soda. Stir and garnish with a whiskey worm.

Mockingbird Street Food Dinner Anounced

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Join Mockingbird Events for a night of street food from salami in sno kone cups to simosas to a number of other surprises. Purchase a ticket ( The ticket includes 2 drinks with other drink tickets available for purchase at the event. There are a limited number of seats so purchase your ticket now! In addition to food and drink the work of several local artists will be featured! Food will be served street food style:

Street Food in NYC

Dec 12
$15 per person includes dinner and 2 drink tickets
212 West Magnolia (Beside of Tennessee Valley Bikes)

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