Month: May 2013

And the Winners Are…

Another week closer to launch! Thanks for entering to win this week’s The Martini of Destiny Free E-book Giveaway! Here’s the list of lucky winners who were selected using a random number generator: #1, Vidya A., who said, “To date, my favourite travel spot is Darjeeling, India. There’s just something about seeing the sun reflect … Read More

Special Feature: The Independent City-Nation of Hong Kong

Enter This Week’s Free E-book Giveaway » Excerpted from Guru Deep’s Hong Kong Through the Third Eye (coming soon from Third Eye Deep Press, a subsidiary of Deep, Inc.) The world’s only Independent City-Nation, Hong Kong is an economic, political and cultural global power. The rise of the “World’s Greatest City” can be traced back … Read More

Your Travels + This Week’s Free E-book Giveaway [NOW CLOSED]

Thanks for entering! This week’s giveaway is now closed. Next Free E-book Giveaway starts Tuesday, June 4, at 5 a.m. PT And we’re back! After last week’s giveaway, winner announcements and special features, it’s time for our second E-book Giveaway for The Martini of Destiny. Have you traveled? Travel has been a huge influence on my life, … Read More

Friday Bonus Special Feature: The Drink That Changed the World

“If God created man, then who on earth created the Martini?” — Salvatore Calabrese, Classic Cocktails Whether it’s James Bond’s shaken-not-stirred vodkatini or the cast of Mad Men drinking their lunch, the martini is not just for TV and movies. Legend and myth obscure this pivotal cocktail’s origins, but one thing stands clear: this drink changed … Read More

The Art of Fresh Pasta

I’ve got a new story in the latest issue of Tastings, from The Register-Guard. Awesome photos too from Collin Andrew! “For more than 30 years, the owners of Eugene-based Pasta Plus have created from-scratch pasta and pesto for restaurants and home cooks from Ashland to Portland.” Full Story: The art of fresh pasta – Register-Guard, Tastings … Read More

And the Winners Are…

You are awesome! Thanks for the enthusiasm, shares and support over these last few days. And, above all, thanks for entering to win this week’s The Martini of Destiny Free E-book Giveaway! Here’s the list of lucky winners who were selected using a random number generator: #5, VTfiddle, who said, “Why, a traditional Dirty is … Read More

Special Feature: Who Is Jake Hongkong?

Bartender. Best Drinks in Hong Kong. Destiny Slinger. Jake. He’s the man behind the bar in The Martini of Destiny, the barkeep behind your choices and your fates, but just who is Jake Hongkong? “Jake turned away from the bar and its view of the pub, and instead examined the bottles on the shelves lining … Read More

Launch Date for The Martini of Destiny + This Week’s Free Book Giveaway [NOW CLOSED]

Thanks for entering! This week’s giveaway is now closed. Next Free E-book Giveaway starts Tuesday, May 28, at 5 a.m. PT A special martini gives courage to a doubting man, a ghost doesn’t pay for his pints, a destiny-slinging bartender questions everything, and the world will never be the same… It’s been a helluva journey … Read More

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