TIP OF THE DAY: Tequila Shots For Cinco De Mayo, July 4th, & Bastille Day

Margarita mix is the best-selling cocktail mix in America. It’s easy to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Margarita. But this year, how about a more authentic Mexican drink: Bandera Tequila Shots. “Bandera” means flag in Spanish; the drink comprises three shots in the colors of the Mexican flag: green, white, and red. You can…
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RESTAURANTS: Philadelphia’s City Tavern, Choice Of The Founding Fathers

What did our Founding Fathers eat to celebrate July 4, 1776? Philadelphia’s City Tavern was “the” place where the signers of the Declaration of Independence would gather to dine. The tavern was constructed in 1773 and became the unofficial meeting place for the First Continental Congress, beginning in late summer 1774; they also celebrated the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red, White & Blue Cocktail

It’s Independence Day: Mix yourself a red, white and blue cocktail with Stolichnaya Blueberi vodka. Start the fireworks with a Stoli Blue-Tini: 1-1/2 parts Stoli Blueberi and 1-1/2 parts Stoli Vanil. Stir with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with blueberries and red raspberries. Find more recipes with flavored Stoli vodka at Stoli.com.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Patriotic Pound Cake

It couldn’t be easier to make this impressive holiday dessert. Cover rectangular slices of pound cake with whipped cream. Line up blueberries and raspberries (or strawberries diced to the size of blueberries) in “stripes” like the American flag. If the fruit isn’t as sweet as you’d like, toss it in a bit of sugar first…
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July 4th: Freedom Ice Cream From Sheer Bliss

Freedom ice cream from Sheer Bliss is red, white and blue: vanilla ice cream with red and blue swirls of pomegranate and blueberry. It’s the perfect flavor for an Independence Day celebration (it’s all natural and certified kosher, too). Sheer Bliss is available at fine food stores nationwide; you can find a store locator on…
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