Chocolate Orange Candy Mantini

Confession: I have a bit of a sweet tooth. I respect savory drinks, but I love the sweet ones. When I was a kid, the holidays were all...

Stoics, Suffering & The Gospel

“We know that suffering produces… hope” How in the world can suffering produce hope?

The Dubai (Mid-East Manhattan)

This past summer was HOT! On top of that, we recently moved to the high desert region of San Diego, which was about ten degrees hotter on...

Moroccan Mint Mojito

Looking for a refreshing spin on a classic? Take your Classic Mojito up a notch by freezing a batch of Moroccan Mint Tea into ice cubes,...

G&T Old Fashioned

It blew my mind when I first discovered that the original "Cocktail," later referred to as the "Old Fashioned" Cocktail was primarily...

A New-ish Monasticism

Years ago, when I first struck out to start the kind of church that would reach my friends, I did what any young entrepreneurial type...

A Second Opinion

In this new tiki concoction, two classic cocktails come together in a marriage that is both adventurous and delicious. The Last Word and...

New Adventures

Years ago, when my family and I moved to downtown San Diego to start a church, I found myself hard at work in the world of hospitality,...