the hummingbird

The Hummingbird is one of the first cocktails I fell in love with. Before I knew much about cocktails, I went to the Hawthorne in Boston, said I wanted something floral and festive, and this is what I got (served in the branded mini carafe with a spoon straw). It’s easy, refreshing, and you should […]

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welcome to stirred

Perhaps you remember the major financial crash of 2008, the most significant global economic crisis since the Great Depression. That year I was a sophomore at Cornell University’s Hotel School. Autumn is typically a time when students are excited about the new semester, primed for learning and inspiration. Instead, I saw students crying in the hallways. Their trust funds […]

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