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9 January, 2013

Caipirinha @ Calavera

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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Caipirinha Calavera (my restaurant review) Downtown Raleigh $8 First things first: the rum-soaked sugar cane. It is both visually pleasing and an essential garnish for this cocktail. Caipirinhas are a favorite in my cocktail repertoire, so I am always happy to try a new one, and having one from Calavera’s impressive bar just made sense
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26 December, 2012

Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC, Tequila on by : becca
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Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita Calavera (my restaurant review) Downtown Raleigh $8 I have been dying to try the tequila cocktails at Calavera. They plain sound amazing, and it’s hard to go wrong with me, tequila, and something spicy. So ordering the cilantro jalapeno margarita was basically a foregone conclusion. I’ve tried a million varieties on it
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8 May, 2009

Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Downtown Raleigh

Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Downtown Raleigh
Posted in : Travel Guide for Durham - NC, Travel Guide for Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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I’ve had a couple of visitors in the past month, the first being my good friend, Jessen.  She came down from Boston to spend a couple of low-key days with me on her spring break.  We tried out Mez, named tunes at West 94th Street Pub, and did a couple daytime exploration trips. The first
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