ORIGINAL COCKTAILS: HOMEGROWN WEDNESDAYS

April 29, 2012

Handmade Cocktails. Locally Distilled Craft Spirits. Every Wednesday Night. Poor Wednesday. It is, hands down, the day our poets and blues shouters most often neglect, and the one time they do remember it, this is what we get: Wednesday's child...full of...

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ORIGINAL STARTERS: GRILLED SHRIMP COCKTAIL

April 27, 2012

Let's get right to meat of it. If you order our Grilled Shrimp Cocktail, the first thing you'll notice when it comes to your table is that it's served with a face—three of them, to be exact. Don't be alarmed. Any...

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ORIGINAL PEOPLE: WHO IS LISA DOSHIER?

April 25, 2012

Lisa Doshier is from Wichita, Kansas, and grew up in Napa Valley. She joined The Original in May, 2011 as a prep cook. She is now a sous chef. When not working, I spend my time: cooking for friends or thrift...

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ORIGINAL DRAUGHTS: DOUBLE MOUNTAIN IRA

April 24, 2012

Whether or not the story (or, maybe, the fable) of how British colonists willed into existence the IPA carries any water, one thing is certain, and that's that Pacific Northwestern craft brewers took the idea of fermenting heavily hopped beers...

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ORIGINAL SANDOS: THE BLAT

April 20, 2012

What makes a BLT one of the world's most enduring and beloved sandwiches (especially in both Britain and the U.S.)? It's not the tomatoes, the lettuce, the aioli or even the bread, although making sure that all of these ingredients are...

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