I have a confession. Roger Moore is my Bond. He doesn't hold the swagger of Connery or the brute force of Craig, and let's just put it out there, Pierce Brosnan was born to be 007. But no, alas I saw "The Spy Who Loved Me" as my first Bond flick. I was young, forgive… Continue reading The Spy Who Loved Me
In 1982, Alan Menken and Howard Ashman open a little shop off-Broadway... a Little Shop of Horrors! Based on a 60's black-comedy of the same name, later spawning a movie musical with a cult following. https://youtu.be/EOdqriSeY7k Following Seymour, a small town florist who encounters a "Mean, Green, Motha from Outer Space" the musical is filled… Continue reading Little Shop of Cocktails
This day in 1978, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band made its NYC premier. No, not the album, but a movie starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees. Whilst generally panned by critics and Beatles alike, the movie does have somewhat of a cult following. IMDb describes it as "A small town band hits it… Continue reading It Was A Little More Than 20 Years Ago Today…
The 80's, man. Bright colors, big hair, and even bigger shoulder pads. It truly was a decade to be remembered. However, in the humble opinion of us folks at Carolina Cuisines, the true legacy of the 80's lies within the music. Hop in your time machine and journey back 32 years to 1985. Live Aid… Continue reading Go ahead, Drink the Live Aid
Born in New Orleans, mentored in Chicago, a citizen of the world. In 1971, Louis Armstrong departed this world leaving an long, clear musical note on our hearts. In honor of ole Louis, throw on some jazz and mix up one of his favorite drink, the Southside. We like our cocktails with a little bit… Continue reading What a wonderful world
A wise man once said, love is love, is love, is love. We tell our kids every day, if you are not being hurt, hurting someone else, and are happy, it makes no difference who you love. Celebrate love in all it's equality tonight. The first "Pride" was a riot in Greenwich Village NYC, at… Continue reading Pride cocktail
One of the many great things about Summer is the fresh veggies! Shhhh, we won't mention this ridiculous southern heat. One of our favorite vegetables in season now is the ZUCCHINI! Rather than give you the same old, same old zucchini recipe (it's ok, we still love you zucchini bread) we thought we would come… Continue reading Zucchini, it’s what’s in!