The LUX

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Sometimes there are things so sublime you must accept them as they are. You mustn’t tinker too much with them. Kobe beef. Gucci loafers. Stevie Wonder songs. Luxardo cherries. In 1817 Maria Cavenari and her husband moved to Croatia and began perfecting the “rosolio maraschino”. The emperor of Austria took … Read moreThe LUX

The Gentleman’s Rhubarb Martini

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summer is my absolute favorite time of year and when I am melting my brain is usually working to figure out ways to cool myself off. Rhubarb, that beautiful ruby red celery thing, has always caught my attention. Mostly because of that radiant red. And because it looks like Mother … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Rhubarb Martini

Gulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Friends, it’s summertime. I am down in Texas this week trying not to melt as I make plans and preparations for fall gardening and an impending chicken coop (stay with me for that adventure). Did you know that Vietnamese culture is very prevalent down here? Vietnamese is actually the third … Read moreGulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer

The Gentleman Caller’s Asahi Poached Shrimp – Dear Evan Crustacean

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. The Gentleman Caller threw a Tony Awards party, and if you haven’t seen the video yet, it was eh-pic. EPIC. Hosted at my friend George’s beautiful Houston home, a small and friendly gaggle got together to drink, eat, vote for our favorites and root for friends and acquaintances. This is … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Asahi Poached Shrimp – Dear Evan Crustacean

The Gentleman Caller’s Texas Gin and Cucumber Martini

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Ahhh, it’s coming. Summertime. Cut offs and cowboy boots. Oh, wait, I outgrew that when I was 6. It was an interesting look though. Maybe I’ll try to bring it back this year. I digress. Texas has had a lot of distilleries pop up in the last decade or so, … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Texas Gin and Cucumber Martini