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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Pasadena

Get in the Irish spirit this St. Patrick’s Day! March 17 conveniently falls on a Friday this year so make the most of this holiday to eat, drink and be merry!The Raymond 1886Put down the Guinness and order a specially crafted Irish cocktail instead. The Tipperary is crafted with Tyrconnell Irish whiskey, Green Chartreuse and Carpano Antica. As for a little Gaelic-like grub, Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan is cooking up hearty plates fit for Celtic culture.Indulge in the Salmon Creek Pork Belly...

Homemade Irish Cream

March 2, 2017Perfectly customizable, this homemade Irish cream recipe is quick and tastes like the real deal!  Perfect for sipping, adding to drinks, or boozy desserts.It’s early March.  You know what that means — the St. Patrick’s Day mania is building up here in the United States, where millions of people who have zero ties whatsoever to Ireland don ridiculous green attire and drink until they vomit in the streets, all in the name of St. Paddy.(I’m not bitter or anything, I just have very...

Irish Cream No-Bake Cookies

These Irish Cream No-Bake Cookies are the chewy and moist treats which you can make in no time.You know my love for Irish cream, don’t you? I cannot say I have a drinking problem, but I often use Irish cream in my cooking.As a matter of fact, alcohol tends to last long in our family. If it comes to apple cider (which isn’t really the same as other drinks), wine or sparkling wine – basically something lighter – this won’t normally last longer than a night.However, we could easily sip a bottle...

Cocktails With– Rebecca Harper

It's an otherwise damp Tuesday, and post-afternoon rainfall, Rebecca Harper is welcoming us for drinks and convo at The Hope Zoo's drink and dining space, The Serengeti Bistro. As general manager of the Zoo, Harper's balancing act veers between ensuring the facility runs as a well-oiled machine and bringing in consistent and new business. These are tasks she doesn't take lightly, and on the slate of upcoming marketing activities she's engineering at the zoo are soon-to-debut camping-out...