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

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

The Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summer makes me want to drink margaritas. There – I’ve said it.  Sometimes (oftentimes) margaritas, especially in New York City, are teeth-hurtingly-sweet calorie bombs made with low-tier tequila. Let’s eradicate that from our vernacular. Beyond that, let’s see if we can’t re-vamp the STRAWBERRY margarita, the even more maligned sibling … Read moreThe Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)

Kampei! The Lychee-tini

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Ahhh, the delicious lychee fruit. So many Americans have probably never encountered it. It’s like a sweet eyeball that you just can’t help but roll around your mouth. At Trip of Love we have a trio of sisters who have seen our show … Read moreKampei! The Lychee-tini