Category Archives: cocktails

Fabulous cocktails for a Festive Fourth of July

Celebrate the July Fourth holiday with some spirited cocktails. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great cocktail menus. Have a Happy and Safe July 4 Holiday! Cheers! The shooter with the Goldschlager… is like a liquid snow … Continue reading

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Cheers to…The Martini

The Martini. H. L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet”. A classic martini versus the flavorful palette of trending martinis. Seasonal too.  Plus art of the seasonal trim. Besides the quintessential olive or onion… … Continue reading

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Cheers to Classic Cognac

Classic Cognac… Conjures visions of mahogany paneled libraries. Crystal snifters. Wintery chill. However…cognac can be savored amid summer breezes too. And of course, the savvy to discern classic label marks. A VS from a VSOP or XO. A three-star VS marker … Continue reading

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Shrimp! More great treats. Elegantly.

Shrimp.  More great treats.  Elegantly. Quintessentially classical. Glamour? …depends on creative whimsy. Exceptionally elegant for cocktail buffet. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… classic finds for sophisticated menus. Shrimp Bisque Shrimp Bruschetta al Limoncello Vermouth-Poached Shrimp with Ginger Remoulade Shrimp … Continue reading

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Salsa + Sangria Sensations

Did you know that the month of May is also Salsa Month? So what better time than Cinco de Mayo to celebrate Salsa? And some sparkling Sangria too. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Dazzle … Continue reading

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Derby Day Debonair

Derby Day. A splendid spring occasion… with classic Bluegrass tradition. Bourbon.  And more bourbon.  Elegantly. Such fun to plan special occasion specials. A handsome trifecta + exquisite trimmings and treats. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for a … Continue reading

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raison d’être…part deux

raison d’être…part deux. Celebrating raisins…and reason for the madness… Quest for vintage classics ala “Madmen”. Vintage classics–re-interpreted. And trending. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Chicken Onion and Raisin Stew A dapper spring or summer … Continue reading

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