Monday, February 02, 2009

A few of my favorite things

Mexican bubble glass
Some good deals on similar barware at Pottery Barn

A little Hawaiiana
Vintage Trader Vic's ashtray, 60s matchbooks, lovely hula girl


Tiki candle (thank you Lissa)
Let America Be America Again, poetry by Langston Hughes

The Essential Book of Boat Drinks (recipe below)
Vintage bottle of Trader Vic's Pomegranate Grenadine Syrup


STARFISH
After one sip, you'll be ready to lend everyone a hand.

1 jigger Light Rum
1/2 jigger Orange Juice
4 dashes Grenadine
2 jiggers Tonic Water

Fill rocks glass with ice. Add ingredients. Stir.

8 comments:

Mariss said...

Nice stuff! I'm going to have to try that drink. I think my boyfriend will like hit, he has a weak spot for tequila sunrises (orange juice and grenadine ;)

Shona~ LALA dex press said...

I need to get your address because I have something to add something to your collection.
shona(at)laladexpress(dot)com

Jessica said...

I live for these kinds of posts.

Clare said...

I adore the vintage ashtray and glasses. What a lovely post to pep up my day.

tres_arboles said...

Going to have to look for that book! As for pic #1: Anytime you put tequila in the picture, it makes everything around it look better ;-).

David

Shari said...

pomegranate grenadine? Mmmm! I'm ready for a cocktail.

seamouse said...

sweet post. when I've finished moving house I may publish something similar.

Jamie Watson said...

You guys are so much fun. I will have to do more of these posts. Seamouse, I am going to hold you to that!