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This, My Friends, is What a Cocktail Party Should Look Like (Part 1)

Your two authors here at bybe collaborate on many things besides cobbling together the occasional posts you stop by to read. One of those things is a recurring cocktail party we call Four Eleven where we can flex our mixology muscles and hone our bartending skills. The parties are of course very fun, but we take them seriously and use them as an opportunity to challenge ourselves, to experiment, and to gain new experiences and much needed practice. Continue reading


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Starstruck by Big Star

Tacos! (Picture courtesy of Metromix Chicago)

Tacos! (Picture courtesy of Metromix Chicago)

“…It’s a tortilla with cheese, meat and vegetables.”

So begins the famous joke by Jim Gaffigan about working in a Mexican restaurant in Indiana where the customers don’t know the difference between nachos, burritos and tostadas. But unlike the case Gaffigan paints, all tacos are not made equal and some Mexican food can transcend the punch line, “Why don’t you say a Spanish word and I’ll bring you something.”

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