The Gerald Seattle Bloody Mary

The Gerald. A Peppery Seattle Bloody Mary.

2.5 Celery Stalks, Washington Bloody Mary

"The Gerald" could be a really good dog's name, or an art museum, or some breathy guy from your English literature class, but it's not any of those.  It's a hip restaurant with killer hand-crafted cocktails on historic Ballard Avenue in Seattle.  After hitting up the weekly Sunday Farmer's Market, I meandered through the crowds to this… Read More...

King's Hardware Seattle Bloody Mary

King’s Hardware. Cheap and Restorative.

3.5 Celery Stalks, Washington Bloody Mary

Last weekend, I went to a Bikram yoga class for the first time.  Now, I know this probably won't come as a surprise to many of you, but, Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga, is well, really, really hot.  Like, stuck in a New York subway station in the middle of July hot.  Like, I didn't… Read More...

Dog Haus Biergarten Bloody Mary Pasadena

Dog Haus Biergarten – Bloody Quick Pasadena Bloody Mary

Bloody Quick Bloody Mary, California Bloody Mary

Dog Haus Biergarten 93 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 683-0808 |www.doghausdogs.com Build-your-own bloody mary bars are tough. If you can make a decent bloody mary, you’re probably safe. If you can’t, you may be better off leaving it to the professionals. But the Sunday bloody mary bar at Dog Haus makes the whole… Read More...

Another Broken Egg Cafe Bloody Mary - Burbank

Another Broken Egg Cafe – Bloody Quick Burbank Bloody Mary

Bloody Quick Bloody Mary, California Bloody Mary

Another Broken Egg Cafe 250 E. Olive Ave. #110, Burbank, CA 91502 (818) 563-3344 | www.anotherbrokenegg.com Heavy on the horseradish with a whole lot of salt, Another Broken Egg offers a Burbank bloody mary that is big on flavor without being too spicy. Served in a tall soda fountain style glass and topped with a… Read More...

OC Weekly Bottoms Up 1434

Sunshine and Booze at OC Weekly’s Bottoms Up Event

California Bloody Mary, Inspirational

I had an absolute blast at OC Weekly's Bottoms Up event!   I tried a very interesting Moscow Mule Jelly Shot from Ludlow Cocktails, a very strong but delicious cocktail from Tatratea, and a whole lot of California made beer.  And of course the great folks from Backyard Mary were on hand to serve long lines of bloody mary enthusiasts… Read More...

Industriel Los Angeles Bloody Mary

Industriel Urban Farm Cuisine – Bloody Quick Bloody Mary – Los Angeles

Bloody Quick Bloody Mary, California Bloody Mary

Industriel Urban Farm Cuisine 609 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 488-8020 | www.industrielfarm.com Reminiscent of an Italian grandmother’s closely guarded home-made tomato sauce recipe, this Los Angeles bloody mary dons the strikingly accurate name, “Farmers Market Massacre.”  With over thirty ingredients, its recipe is also just as closely guarded.  A hint of… Read More...

Sam's Tavern Seattle Bloody Mary

Sam’s Tavern Bloody Mary. Epic Garnish, Bacon Deliciousness.

4 Celery Stalks, Washington Bloody Mary

Pretty Little Liars is basically a story about hot, young teenage girls being lying, cheating liar phonies. Sure, it's also a story about four teenage girls trying to unravel the truth behind a friend's mysterious murder, all while being tormented, blackmailed, and generally harassed by a sadistic anonymous enemy named "A." But really, when you… Read More...

Cole's Bloody Mary

Cole’s – Bloody Quick Bloody Mary – Los Angeles

Bloody Quick Bloody Mary, California Bloody Mary

Cole’s 118 E. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 622-4090 | www.colesfrenchdip.com Holy pickle brine, people! Cole’s may be known for its French Dip, but it also serves up the kind of bloody mary that makes your mouth water just thinking about it. Intensely acidic and very spicy, this bloody mary is all about… Read More...

DIY Bloody Mary Bar

DIY – Super Sunday Bloody Mary Bar

Inspirational

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, and that means it's time for my annual build-your-own bloody mary bar at Casa Drunken Tomato.  This year, I'm adding a few new items to my bar, including a chicken and waffle garnish, cheese curds and tater tots.   My signature grilled cheese sandwich and all the usuals will of… Read More...

Bottega Louie Bloody Mary

Bottega Louie – Bloody Quick Bloody Mary – Los Angeles

Bloody Quick Bloody Mary, California Bloody Mary

Bottega Louie 700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 802-1470 | www.bottegalouie.com I’m calling it now. Caper berries are the new “it” garnish for bloody marys. They’re tangy, salty, pickled, and perfectly shaped for a cocktail pick. They pair nicely with olives, and they’re just plain delicious. So when you show up to… Read More...