Miss Dixie

Cocktail of the Week: Conquistador Punch, Born of Spain and Mexico

Tequila is a drink traditionally sequestered to summer sipping. But Dan Searing, a partner in Columbia Heights cocktail bar Room 11, has broken tequila out of its summer rut with his Conquistador Punch, a perfect cocktail for a winter evening

Raise a Cup for President Washington's Whiskey Punch

Many presidents have gone on to have successful careers after leaving office. But only George Washington became a successful whisky-maker.

Cocktail of the Week: Iceland's pungent 'black death,' Brennivin

While most travelers are familiar with the many specialty foods of Europe, many of these same countries also make their own specialty liqueurs. During a recent trip to Iceland, I was excited about trying the local spirit: Brennivin, a type of schnapps made from fermented potato mash and flavored with caraway seeds.

Cocktail of the Week: Warming Up to Tom and Jerry

The Tom and Jerry is a hot variation of the holiday staple eggnog, spiked with cognac and rum. But while most people forget about eggnog after December, the Tom and Jerry makes a delightful warmer throughout the cold and snowy months.

Cocktail of the Week: Gift Guide

It’s the season of giving -- and the daunting task of finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list ...

Cocktail of the Week: The Zombie Returns

Just the name of the Zombie cocktail is enough to scare many imbibers away. Like the daiquiri and the margarita ...

Cocktail of the Week

As far as acclaimed drinking establishments in Washington D.C., one place stands the test of time over all others ...

Cocktail of the Week

When was the last time you had punch at a party? Was it an enjoyable experience? Dan Searing posed these ...

Applejack, Drinking in Halloween

It’s a dark and creepy Halloween night in suburban Maryland. The young trick-or-treaters, gingerly approach their neighbor’s yard ...

Cocktail of the Week: Up in Smoke

What do you get when you cross one of Washington’s most innovative and crafty bar chefs with a New ...

Cocktail of the week: Fruits of the harvest

As the tail end of summer approaches, it’s time to enjoy the remaining fruits and produce of the season ...

Cocktail of the Week

By Miss Dixie Last week on a perfect summer night, an annual event for a select group of music fans ...

Cocktail of the Week: Dark n' Stormy

Say the word Bermuda and many things come to mind. For many it’s a paradise getaway, an island dotted ...

The Cactus Colada

As the home stretch of summer kicks in, it’s time to throw that outdoor cocktail party you’ve been ...

Cocktail of the Week

Root beer conjures up pleasant childhood memories for most people. Whether it’s thoughts of a simpler time and a tall frothy mug at a soda fountain café or a creamy root beer float on a hot summer day, many of these remembrances take us back to our younger days.

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