2018 October

A Showgirl You Should Know: Noel Toy Medium Noel Toy the “Chinese Sally Rand” She was unfairly called the “Chinese Sally Rand.” She was much more than an imitation fan dancer. Born Ngun Yee in 1918 in San Francisco to Chinese parents who emigrated from Canton, Ngun Yee was one of more than a half […]
Noel’s 5 Spice Cocktail Ingredients Include: 2 oz. Chinese 5 Spice rum* Ginger Beer Lime Mint leaves for garnish Whole Star Anise – Dried. What to do: Pour the 2 oz. of spiced rum into a tall glass filled with ice. Fill to the top with the ginger beer squeeze a lemon wedge into the […]
Bubbles Vanilla Cloud with a Touch of Gold Ingredients Include: 2 Egg whites 2 Tablespoons of powdered sugar 2 drops vanilla extract 1 Bottle Blue Nun 24K Gold Edition Sparkling Wine ½ oz. Vanilla flavored Vodka What to do: Fill a Martini glass with Blue Nun 24K Gold Edition Sparkling Wine. Pour in the 1/2 […]
Prologue Chicago, 1956 It had been a terrible day. A terrible few weeks, months, years if she was honest. September 26, 1956, was an unseasonably cold day in Chicago with temperatures in the 30s. It was evening and the roommates had been arguing for hours. Money, or rather the lack of it. The slender blonde […]