Tasty Travels

Experience the Taste of Tulalip!

Washington is well-known for its delicious foodie events like the 3rd annual Taste of Tulalip, a 2-day award-winning food and wine weekend hosted by Tulalip Resort & Casino. Guests will enjoy events like fab tastings of over 100 regional and international wines, lavish parties, and entertaining panels.

I’m super-excited to be hosting the Magnum Party on Saturday, November 12th, where you can sip swank wines, enjoy my some of my d’lish apps. This is a rare opportunity to taste some amazing wines that award winning sommelier and wine buyer Tommy Thompson has chosen just for this party.

Top Chef alum and new co-host to ABC TV’s “Chew”, Carla Hall will be on hand for a cooking demo. The “Thirsty Girl” Leslie Sbrocco will be emceeing all this deliciousness, and I heard that there may be a culinary throw down going on as well at the Rock and Roll Cooking Challenge!

The Taste of Tulalip takes places Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th at Tulalip Resort & Casino – tickets are available through their website and are going fast!

So come enjoy a truly exceptional food and wine event with me- I can’t wait to see you there! – Kathy

Posted by Kathy Casey on November 4th, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Foodie News, KOMO Radio, Lifestyle, Recent Posts, Tasty Travels

Portland Cocktail Week 2011

From October 20th – 23rd, Portland will be drinking it up! Next week is Portland Cocktail Week where Portland’s finest bartenders and mixologists as well as other spirits industry people will be living it up all around downtown Portland. From seminars to tastings to even a Bartenders Run and the Great American Distillers Festival, this will be a truly libatious time!

It’s just around the corner so make sure that you get your tickets soon and plan your travel accommodations!

***And keep your eye for Seattle Cocktail Week from October 27th – 30th!***

Posted by Kathy Casey on October 14th, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Conferences, Lifestyle, Tasty Travels

Garden-to-Glass: Zen Garden Cocktail

Earlier this summer, I made a libatious garden-to-glass Zen Garden cocktail Envy cocktail that combined organic vodka, muddled honeydew melon, fresh cilantro and a bit of green Tabasco. This week I return to the garden-to-glass theme with this cocktail.

On Kathy Casey’s Liquid Kitchen™, I make a Zen Garden cocktail! Refreshing and crisp, this cocktail features muddled celery, cucumber and lemongrass rounding out the botanical flavor of gin and sweetness of agave nectar. Fresh yuzu juice and sake make a wonderful far east addition to this cocktail.

Cheers! -Kathy

Posted by Kathy Casey on October 12th, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Lifestyle, Recipes, Tasty Travels

2011 Wild Mushroom Show

Keep your weekend calenders open! This Saturday and Sunday the Puget Sound Mycological Society is sponsoring the 2011 Wild Mushroom Show at the Mountaineer’s Club. There’ll be lots of mushroom-themed activities from guest speakers, cooking demonstrations, learning how to classify all the different kinds of mushrooms and so much more!

Saturday, October 15, 2011 noon – 7pm
Sunday, October 16, 2011 10am – 5pm

Mountaineer’s Club
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA

For more info, click here.

Posted by Kathy Casey on October 11th, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Conferences, Foodie News, Lifestyle, Tasty Travels

Kathy Casey Named a Top 5 Finalist for the Tommy Bahama Rumologist Search Contest!

Hi Friends!
I need your voting support again as I have made it into the Final Round of the Tommy Bahama “Rumologist” Search contest!

Starting Sunday October 3rd, you can vote once a day, every day on the Tommy Bahama Facebook page.

I would love your support so please vote for me – often – and cheer me on via their Facebook wall!!  If you can help spread the word to family and friends that would be faboo!   Thank you!!!!! XXO Kathy

Posted by Kathy Casey on October 4th, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Contests, Foodie News, Lifestyle, Tasty Travels

Drink of the Week

H2O Cocktails are perfect for those looking for alternative to “skinny” drinks filled with artificial sweeteners. Check out this article in Drink of the Week featuring the seminar that I did with Tony Abou-Ganim at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, including a Mandarin Hibiscus H2O cocktail recipe!

Posted by Kathy Casey on August 3rd, 2011  |  Comments (1) |  Posted in Cocktails, Conferences, Foodie News, Fruit, Lifestyle, Recent Posts, Recipes, Tasty Travels

Seattle Weekly

Check out the Booze News blog on the Seattle Weekly website! Fantastic article about my H2O Cocktails seminar at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail. Read more here.

Posted by Kathy Casey on August 2nd, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Conferences, Recent Posts, Tasty Travels

Nation’s Restaurant News

Nation’s Restaurant News has a great article about some of the fun seminars during this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, covering fun new ingredients and methods for making cocktails (including my H2O cocktails!). Check out the article here.

Posted by Kathy Casey on August 2nd, 2011  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Conferences, Foodie News, Recent Posts, Tasty Travels
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