Spiked Sweets

Who doesn’t love booze infused desserts? I mean, two sweet escapes warped  into one. Here in Hawaii, we have the decadent rum soaked bread pudding at Formaggio Wine Bar, the triple sec spiked chocolate souflee at Brasserie Du Vin and the liquor laden tiramisu at Capische. Spirited soaked sweets can be the perfect end to a romantic meal and …

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Recipe Wednesdays: St. Germain

St. Germain is quite possibly my most favorite liqueur. It’s certainly my add-in of choice to bubbles, gin & soda, dry white wine and even beer. The delicately flavored spirit of freshly handpicked elderflower blossoms adds stylish sophistication to any cocktail. Neither passion fruit, nor pear, nor lemon – the taste of St. Germain hints …

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Munch Pairing Dinner

Munch, is an ongoing, monthly cuisine and cocktail pairing dinner held at Oahu’s chic Apartment 3 ultra-lounge. For the final Munch of 2010, executive chef James Lewis and local Master Mixologist, Joey Gottesman of Better Brands Hawaii collaborated to bring foodie and cocktail enthusiasts alike a tasty three-course meal and trio of cocktails highlighting the spirit- gin. …

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Letter From the Editor

CITYSIP.COM was conceived on a beach in Hawaii following one of the biggest parties of the year — the opening celebration of the Waikiki Edition Hotel — the boutique brainchild born between namesake hoteliers, Ian Schrager and Bill Marriott. The cutting-edge soon-to-be hot mini-chain has unveiled a new era for not only O’ahu but for …

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