Ah, Brooklyn. Beloved home to hipsters and cool kids. Flannel and beards. And, well, that’s basically all I think I know about Brooklyn. I’m no frequent-flyer, so my real-life experience of Brooklyn is pretty limited, but honestly I’d probably love it. However, my experience with cocktails is a bit less limited, so let’s talk about those instead, k? The Brooklyn is the paler, slightly more herbal cousin of the Manhattan.
One major bonus of living near Chicago is that there’s a pretty vibrant cocktail (don’t make me say mixology) “scene”. You can find anything to fit your particular whim of the day, whether it’s whiskey, tequila, rum, or gin. The curse of all that cocktail creativity is that menus will change seasonally and you’ll find yourself lost and wandering when one of your favorites is
No, there are no famous singers or bands at Cuke-Aid 2015 (Hi, Willie, Neil, & John!). Just me, myself, and 12.7 pounds of cucumbers. That’s the total amount of cucumbers I’ve gotten this season. I know it’s 12.7 pounds of cucumbers because I am absolutely that person who weighs her farmshare produce. This way I can tell you the exact, insane amount of cucumbers that