Tag Archives : cocktails

This is how you see summer off in style


How are we in the end of August already guys? Where has the summer gone? Well, it’s not exactly gone gone yet, really, but we’re edging towards autumn definitely. I mean yeah I’m OK with that but before I big farewell to t-shirt weather I want to have a right good send off for this season and party my socks…

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Bollocks to staying in: 3 mocktails you must try


“Mocktails?” I hear you roar. “Who are you and what have you done to our Kat!”   Bear with me.   It can happen on the odd occasion. It’s a lovely night, all your friends are out, the drinks are flowing and you? You’re sitting at home because you just got prescribed some anti-biotics and the doctor specifically told you…

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New cocktail menu at the Suburbs


Honey I don’t need to be told many times that a chic little boutique bar is launching, not only a new cocktail menu, but also a new food menu. No honey, once was enough. The minute I heard that Suburbs in Hoole was revamping their offerings I was out the door so quick it would have made your head spin.…

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Five Halloween cocktail recipes


Happy Halloween everyone! I know this year it may have fallen on a school night but that shouldn’t stop you from getting into the spirit of things and getting a few kooky cocktail sin you while the kids do their thing.   Here, have a few of my favourite recipes:     Black Devil Martini 2 oz. dark rum 1/2…

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Friday like you mean it


  OK, I have a confession: I am a sucker for a cocktail on a Friday night. Well, truth be told, I’m a sucker for a cocktail any given night and even the odd afternoon but especially on Friday nights because it’s the end of my working week and I bloody well deserve one.     Oh, you do too,…

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5 pubs you should visit on a pub crawl in Hoole


Let me tell you a few things about where I live, work and play.   I have mentioned before how much I love living in Hoole, and not the least because there are great watering holes and eateries just a few steps away from my front door. Obviously there’s the added bonus of great specialist boutiques from clothes and accessories…

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New Christmas cocktail menu at the Red Door


  My first memory of Red Door Chester is nearer to 5 years ago when hubby and I had just started dating and we happened by it by accident. Their bespoke liquors convinced us to stay all night and left us a little lightheaded the next day, but it was so worth it. I’ve followed the same pattern many a time…

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