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Nov 15, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

Great list of ideas! I also recommend Garret Richard and Ben Schaffer's 🌴"Tropical Standards"🌴 (my second favorite cocktail book this year after Robert's) for any tropical drink experimentalists out there. Learned a lot of fascinating tidbits about bananas and how to use them in drinks β€” plus, tons of recipes for offbeat summer favs such as Tijuana Taxi, Beachcomber Negroni and Yacht Rock.

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Nov 15, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

Good stuff! Thanks for the shout out. And I think this is the holiday season I finally order some sausage and cheese from Usinger’s.

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Nov 16, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

This year, I'm buying cocktail friends custom made ice cube stamps. There are a few sites where you can download a .png file sketch of the mold that you want. I've been using stamptitude.com.

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Nov 16, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

Those finger puppets!!

Out here in Las Vegas we have

Miracle on Spring Mountain at the legendary Sand Dollar Blues Lounge (original location) and

Miracle on Main St at the newer Sand Dollar inside the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Old Vegas.

Fun stuff (NOT on the Strip)!!

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Nov 15, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

Incredible list here, thanks for including me! I’d suggest Another around Another Rally as a great charitable organization as well as the ones listed. Cheers!

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Nov 15, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

Love the kringle in the gift guide! πŸ‡©πŸ‡°πŸ‘

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Nov 15, 2023Liked by Robert Simonson, Mary Kate Murray

I also highly recommend the culinary bookstore Vivienne in Portland, OR! Fantastic place. Thanks for the list!

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Nov 18, 2023Liked by Mary Kate Murray

Great insight!!!

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