Calling all bartenders!  Think you make a mean Bloody Mary?  Just a reminder that there’s only 17 days left to enter your best Bloody Mary recipe in order to win a trip to New York City!  Click the link below for more details regarding the contest.


Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day

Happy National Root Beer Float Day!  What better way to celebrate than with an adult twist on an old classic?

RumChata Root Beer Float Drink Photo

RumChata® Root Beer Float
1 part RumChata
3 parts A&W® or Dad’s® Root Beer

Combine over ice in a tall glass. Note: to avoid separation please pour root beer over ice first, then add RumChata to cooled root beer. A&W® or Dad’s® root beer are recommended as they seem to separate less than other brands. (Of course you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream too!)

Only One Month Left to Enter Your Best Bloody Mary!

Calling all bartenders!  Think you make a mean Bloody Mary?  Just a reminder that there’s only one month left to enter your best Bloody Mary recipe in order to win a trip to New York City!  Click the link below for more details regarding the contest.

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The New York City Wine & Food Festival is on the search for the country’s perfect Bloody Mary recipes, and the bartenders that create them. Submit your Bloody Mary recipe for a chance to fly to New York and compete at the CHOPPED! Best Bloody Mary Brunch, perfected by ABSOLUT.

Click the image below for contest details:

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Celebrate the 4th with 360 Patriot Vodka

Celebrate the 4th with 360 Patriot Vodka

The Fourth Martini
1 1/2 oz. The 360 Patriot Vodka
1/2 oz. triple sec
1/2 oz. blue curacao
1/2 oz. sweet & sour mix
1 dash grenadine

Mix all ingredients except grenadine in shaker to chill, pour into a martini glass. Add dash grenadine and watch it sink to bottom.


New Bottle Protects: The Sweet Heat of Agave Loco Pepper Cured Tequila


CHICAGO – June 19, 2014 – The critically acclaimed Agave Loco® Pepper Cured Tequila is now being poured from its newly designed bottle. The new packaging further reinforces the brand’s stature as super premium tequila while the darkened glass protects the delicate pepper flavors inside.

Agave Loco is the first ever “Pepper Cured” tequila. The flavor and character of 100% agave reposado tequila from Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico is infused with the oils of six different varieties of pepper to provide a rare sweet and spicy taste experience.

Agave Loco allows consumers to taste the true, sweet flavor of jalapeno, serrano and habanero peppers without overwhelming them with heat. The first taste is like biting into a fresh jalapeno pepper with a burst of sweet heat and then a great pepper finish. Agave Loco’s natural pepper flavor adds a depth and character to a standard or fruit flavored Margarita that must be sampled to be believed. When added to any Bloody Mary mix, the sweet heat of pepper comes through very subtly and enhances the flavors of the cocktail, creating the most flavorful Bloody Mary ever.

Agave Maria

  • 1 part Agave Loco Pepper Cured Tequila
  • 4 parts Bloody Mary mix
  • Combine, pour over ice and enjoyJalapeno Margarita
  • 3 parts Margarita or Daiquiri mix
  • 1 part Agave Loco Pepper Cured Tequila
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • Mix tequila and margarita mix, blend with iceChile Mango Margarita
  • 3 parts Mango puree
  • 1 part Agave Loco Pepper Cured Tequila
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • Mix tequila and mango puree, blend with ice, Garnish with grilled Mango slice.

Cocktails for National Martini Day!

The martini is one of the best known cocktails in history and on June 19th we celebrate it with Martini Day!  Though we do not know the true origins of this iconic drink, one thing is for sure…they are delicious!  Whether you like them up, on the rocks, shaken, stirred or dirty, we have a martini for you.


Raspberry Blush



2 oz. Sobieski Raspberry Vodka

¾ oz. lime juice

¾ oz. simple syrup

½ oz. pomegranate juice

Raspberry and mint sprig for garnish

Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, except the pomegranate juice.  Shake and strain into chilled martini glass. Top with pomegranate juice and garnish with raspberry and mint sprig.

Created by Kim Haasarud, Liquid Architecture for Sobieski Vodka



camus cosmo


1 ½ oz. CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac

¾ oz. orange liqueur

¾ oz. cranberry juice

¼ oz. lime juice

Lime twist for garnish

Combine all ingredients with ice and shake.  Strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lime twist.

The Green Hour

Green Hour


1 oz. Lucid Absinthe

1 oz. melon liqueur

1 ½ oz. lemonade

½ oz. sweet ‘n sour mix

Top with lemon-lime soda and seltzer water Lime wheel for garnish

Squeeze lime and drop into shaker. Shake and strain into martini glass. Top with a splash of lemon-lime soda and seltzer water. Garnish with lime wheel and serve.




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Father’s Day Cocktail – “Hole in One”

For a dad who’s above par in every way!


1 ½ oz. Sobieski Vodka
3 oz. cranberry juice
1 oz. orange juice

Mix Sobieski Vodka and cranberry juice over ice in a glass. Top with orange juice and serve.

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#Flavortown comes to Bally’s Atlantic City



One of America’s Most Iconic Celebrity Chefs Will Debut His First Atlantic City Concept in Summer 2014

Tweet it!  Attention #Flavortown! @GuyFieri to add three new locations with @CaesarsEnt in @BallysAC


Atlantic City, NJ (May 28, 2014) – Bally’s Atlantic City announced today that it will add chef, restaurateur and Emmy Award winning TV Host, Guy Fieri to its growing roster of chef talent. The restaurant, which will overlook the beautiful beaches and Boardwalk of Atlantic City, is slated for an early Summer debut.


“Atlantic City truly has become a foodie destination and visitors can now add Bally’s to their dining ‘must do’ with the addition of Guy Fieri’s Chophouse at Bally’s,” said Kevin Ortzman, President – Caesars, Bally’s and Showboat Atlantic City.  “Guy’s contagious enthusiasm for his food and his fans, made this an important partnership for us at Bally’s and we cannot wait to welcome him back to Atlantic City this summer,” added Ortzman.

A unique twist on the classic steakhouse, the restaurant will feature a menu of popular signature dishes with New Jersey flare, such as the Java Rubbed Ribeye Chop, Filet with Roasted Garlic and Brown Butter, Spicy Bloody Mary Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Jersey Shore Clams Casino, Jersey Tomato Salad and Cape May Fried Flounder. A mash up of flavors and classic styles, Guy’s new restaurant will include a bevy of steak and seafood options inspired by a resort dining culture and Atlantic City overall.

Fieri’s new concept promises ‘simple with a twist,’ not just a traditional steakhouse. The main bar, which spans the length of the entire restaurant, will include unique California sourced wines, a robust selection of craft beers on tap, and spirits from a small batch distillery. The restaurant decor will be reminiscent of Guy’s style with stainless steel and brass accents.

About Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri, chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best-Selling author and Emmy Award-winning host began his love affair with food at the age of ten, selling soft pretzels from a three-wheeled bicycle cart he built with his father called “The Awesome Pretzel.” By selling pretzels and washing dishes, Guy earned enough money in six years to study abroad as an exchange student in Chantilly, France. There he gained a profound appreciation for international cuisine and the lifestyle associated with it. In 1996, Guy launched his culinary career with the opening of Johnny Garlics, his first restaurant based in his hometown of Santa Rosa, California with business partner Steve Gruber. Since the opening of the first Johnny Garlics, Guy has gone on to create a culinary empire as a popular TV host, chef of seven acclaimed restaurants and New York Times Best-Selling cookbook author. In 2006, Guy Fieri premiered his first show, Guy’s Big Bite on Food Network. Today, this “Culinary Rock Star” also hosts top-rated shows including Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy’s Grocery Games and guest judges on Next Food Network Star. Guy also collaborates with Rachael Ray in the star studded competition series, Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-off and Rachael vs. Guy: Kids. Guy attended University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. Fieri, most recently, was awarded an honorary doctorate from UNLV for his public service and commitment to the university.


About Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Entertainment, the parent company for Bally’s, also announced today that the company is expanding its relationship with the Emmy Award winning TV Host and chef with additional concepts in Baltimore and Laughlin, Nevada, both earmarked for a 2014 debut. This comes on the heels of the opening of Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The Quad Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

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