As a lifestyle expert, I read cookbooks like most people read novels. I recently came across some “need to know” advice from Fine Cooking. Now you can make perfect summer cocktails all year long. Shake cocktails that contain thick mixers. If you’re making a margarita, daiquiri, or any cocktail that combines spirits with syrup, dairy, creamy liqueur, or egg whites, you’ll need the agitation from shaking to properly blend the ingredients. Stir cocktails with clear components. When mixing a …
Super sassy with quick wit and a majorly bangin’ ‘bod: she was all that and more… Dressed to the nines, Real Housewives of Orange County’s Tamra Judge visited Lincoln Park’s Binny’s Beverage Depot to promote new-to-booze-scene, Cuca Fresca Brazilian Rum. With the name meaning “Cool Head,” we can only wonder if sipping this attributed to the part owner’s relaxed demeanor during the latest season of Bravo’s show. Or it could be the fact that she was newly engaged and glowing. Or the recent success of opening a business, CUT Fitness. Whatever it is, things are going right in Tamra’s life… Cheeky: Congratulations on your wedding! We saw so many beautiful details. Were there any particular precious … Read more
Cheeky cocktail lovers better listen up! Our lovely Smirnoff friends know what a girl wants when it comes to a good cocktail with her friends: all of the taste, but less of the calories. To fit this need, they’ve designed Smirnoff Sorbet Light, a line of three sophisticated flavors inspired by the light, cool taste of your favorite flavored sorbets: Raspberry Pomegranate, Mango Passion Fruit and Lemon Sorbet. The best part? You can deliciously treat yourself for only 78 calories per serving! Now Cheeky and Smirnoff Sorbet Light want to see what kind of masterful cocktail creation you can create! Using the ingredients below, Show Us Your Mixology Moxie by sending … Read more
As local Chicagoans are only too aware, the fact is that our nice weather days are numbered. Soon enough, September will hit and we will be praising the weather gods if temperatures manage to stay above freezing. Before you groan and exit this page to find a less depressing article, allow me to let you in on my little secret for staying warm and content come fall and winter: Three Dots and a Dash. If any cocktail lounge could brighten up some of the dreariest days in Chicago’s looong cold weather season, I have found it. While you may be about to trade in your crop tops and wedge sandals for … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!