Author Archives: mlatimore

July 18

Cocktails & Diversity: Is it Possible for Bartenders to be Colorblind? #TalesOfTheCocktail

Special Show Alert!!! 100-Proof Radio and @Rollingout LIVE will be streaming live on RollingOut.com and RollingOut’s Facebook page in New Orleans, this Friday, July 20.  If you are in town for @Tales_Of_The_Cocktail we invite you to join @Jewesley06 at @theyequilahouse on Bourbon Street, and be a part of our live show.  Not in New Orleans? Check us out on @Rollingout […]

July 17

Do restaurants and bars have the right to refuse service?

How many times have you went into a bar or restaurant and saw a sign that reads, “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone”? I’ve seen these signs many times. They don’t seem like a very friendly greeting and, today, most restaurant or bar patrons tend to emphasize their right to service. Do restaurant and […]

July 14

‘Rolling Out’ taps Cocktail Chronicles’ Je’ Wesley Day to launch new digital media department “RollingOut LIVE” for this fall

RollingOut has announced that it will be launching a new digital media department this fall — “RollingOut LIVE.” The department will host live streaming shows on multiple digital and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Soundcloud, Tune-In, IHeart Media, etc…). At the helm of this project for RollingOut is none other than Cocktail Chronicles’ own […]

July 13

Nestlé offered permit to continue taking water from California watershed

The U.S. Forest Service has offered Nestlé a three-year permit to continue drawing millions of gallons of water from the San Bernardino National Forest. Under the offer, Nestlé Waters North America — the largest bottled-water company in the country — will be allowed to keep taking water from the Strawberry Creek watershed. That watershed is […]

July 13

Cocktails & Food: How Do I Infuse Alcohol With My Food? #ThePerfectPair”

There is truly a science when it comes to pairing alcohol with food. Certain drinks and certain foods pair very well, while some pairings could actually do more harm than good. It is very important to pick drinks with characteristics that contrast the flavors in your food, ultimately creating the perfect pair. On Tuesday, July […]

July 10

Cocktails & Suicide: How Does Alcohol Impact Our Mental Health? #Tipsy&Depressed

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and as we know over the last few months we have experienced a tragic amount of suicide in the United States. More people are becoming depressed and seeking ways to cope. Alcohol and depression have been connected to each other since the beginning of time, and after all, […]

July 08

Black-owned bottled water brand makes history as the first to be sold in Walmart

For the first time in history, Walmart is selling a Black-owned bottled water brand on its shelves. It’s called Live Alkaline Water, and it is 100-percent natural alkaline water that is bottled at the source from a natural underground spring, an aquifer, and a mineral rock bed that lies 800 feet below the ground. The […]

July 05

A tour of America’s beloved regional cocktails

Only a few states, cities or regions across the country can lay claim to an original cocktail all their own. Washington, D.C. has the Rickey; New Orleans has its very own cottage industry of homegrown classics, from the Ramos Gin Fizz to the Sazerac; and, of course, New York has the Manhattan. But there’s also […]

July 04

ENTER NOW: The “Vero Bartender” competition, Sponsored by Amaro Monetenegro

More than 130 years ago, Amaro Montenegro founder Stanislao Cobianchi traveled the world in search of adventure and “sapore vero,” or true flavors. Collecting botanicals from his travels, he toiled to explore the depths of taste, passion, and creativity, daring to perfect his recipe and find his truth. Now, it’s your turn to discover the […]

July 03

What to Drink Now: Fourth of July Cocktails

Happy Fourth of July! Raise a glass and enjoy your day off. Check out these summer approved cocktails: RWB SPIKED LEMONADE Get into the spirit of the day with a red, white, and blue cocktail featuring Van Gogh Vodka. Ingredients: 1/2 oz. grenadine 1/2 oz. blue curaçao 1/2 oz. lemonade 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vodka Crushed ice […]