Mike's Mix: 'The Brooklyn' At Dark Horse Bar & EateryEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak helps kick off the weekend by checking out some of the best cocktail recipes from bars in the Twin Cities. This week, he meets Billy Morrisette from St. Paul's Dark Horse Bar and Eatery to learn the secret behind their take on a classic cocktail.
Bite Of Minnesota: Blueberry MargaritasThe last 10 years have been filled with blogging, trying out new recipes and spending a lot of time in the kitchen. My life has revolved around food, gathering ideas and listening to others talk about food. When I dine at a new restaurant with a fellow food lover, we're often bellied up to the bar to get the inside scoop on what's good, what's new and what's happening.
2 Simple Mocktail Recipes For SummerWant to take a tropical vacation without leaving the house? Try one of these drink recipes from Shane Carley, author of "The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion."
Starbucks: Prices For Some Drinks To Go Up By 5 To 20 CentsStarbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.
MNfusion: Apothecary Bar & Lounge Opens At Loews HotelA spoon full of sugar, and bitters, helps the medicine go down at Minneapolis' new Apothecary Bar. On Thursday, Loews Hotel in downtown Minneapolis unveiled its new bar as part of a $10 million renovation that included upgrading 251 guestrooms.
Mike's Mix: 6SmithEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Lake Minnetonka's 6Smith, who make their infusions and syrups from scratch.
Best Margaritas In MinnesotaExperience refreshment in the form of a margarita.
Don’t Like The Crash From Caffeine? Try These DrinksWe all love coffee for that instant stimulation. But with the coffee buzz, comes the crash. Minnesota health coach Annalicia Lynn, founder of founder of yogaandpilatesonline.com, shows us three ways to increase our energy without the caffeine comedown.
Mike's Mix: St. Patrick's Day, 2 WaysEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to <a href="http://theliffey.com/" target="_blank">The Liffey</a> for a couple drinks that will definitely get you in the St. Patrick's Day spirit.
TGF: Gear: Serving Drinks At The TailgateGoPong's Portable High Top Party Bar is a full-size serving bar for all your tailgating needs.
Mike's Mix: Hennepin Avenue Exile @ The LowryMike Augustyniak has been mixing at some classic, old-school bars--places that feel like home for the holidays. This week, Mike headed to <a href="http://www.kincaids.com/" target="_blank">The Lowry in Uptown</a>.
Fruity Cocktails To Beat The Summer HeatLemonade may be a great thirst quencher in the hot, hot heat of summer time, but get creative this year with some drinks that are a bit more fun.