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I recently had an odd experience that quickly escalated into a new “Pet Peeve”! In case you missed it, I previously identified several “Pet Peeves”.  If you want a laugh you can look back at my previous post: Martini Making …

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  “There is something about a martini, Ere the dining and dancing begin, And to tell you the truth, It is not the vermouth – I think that perhaps it’s the gin.” Ogden Nash   Our  “Martini Quotes” page has …

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“Whisky, I find, helps clarity of thought. And reduces pain. It has the additional virtue of making you drunk or, if taken in sufficient quantity, very drunk.” Julian Barnes   Yes, I know, its not a “Martini” quote, but I …

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On a recent visit to downtown Los Angeles I found my way into a little bar called Traxx and was pleasantly surprised with the service, decor, and most importantly, the Marini. Traxx is located within the beautiful and historic Union …

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June 11 is World Gin Day!!

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Saturday June 11 is World Gin Day this year!   That is just 10 days from now!    😉  Celebrate with a G&T or a Martini!  Or even straight! I hope to do another round of Gin Tastings, similar to last years.  …

 

Random Martini Quote of the Day

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“Health – what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.” Phyllis Diller   Our  “Martini Quotes” page has been re-organized!  If you haven’t checked it out recently you should!   There are several new quotes for your amusement.  …