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The 12 Best Sips of Christmas – Cocktails in London

Thanks to all of you, I had a massive response with my 12 Sips of Christmas post last season, thus begins a tradition! Back then, my podcast, Best Sips Worldwide, was only a glimmer of an idea. At the end of this year after only 20 episodes, we have reached over 3,000 downloads.

At this time […]

December 1st, 2016|Destinations, London, United Kingdom|0 Comments

Odysseus Malice, Trader Vic’s, London

We think we all know the legend of the Odyssey after reading Homer. Today we meet a modern day Odysseus whose journey from the Philippines took a different turn and landed him in the world of Mai Tais, Pineapple and Bamboo.  

November 29th, 2016|Best Sips Worldwide|0 Comments

A Bit of Portugal: An Intro to Local Food & a Pit Stop in Guimarães

You mention Portuguese food to foreigners and they either look at you quizzically or mention the ubiquitous custard tarts. Unlike its Mediterranean neighbors, France, Italy and Spain, the cuisine of this tiny nation can’t be summed up in one word, like sauce, pasta, or tapas!

I know that is simplifying the great cuisines of the world […]

November 21st, 2016|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Virginie Taittinger, Champagne VIRGINIE T., Sillery

“Remember, gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!” was Winston Churchill’s cri de guerre.  Only gentlemen…what about the ladies? Didn’t he know that, throughout history, women were responsible for making some of the great Champagne houses of France famous? Virginie Taittinger, our guest today, is one of those women!

November 15th, 2016|Best Sips Worldwide|0 Comments