Category: Food + Drink

Bourbon Vs. Tequila – 6 Great Cocktail Recipes
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Bourbon Vs. Tequila – 6 Great Cocktail Recipes

Many of you have heard me say that bourbon and tequila can be substituted for one another, though they are intrinsically different spirits. In this post, I have created three recipes using different varieties of each, in hopes of demonstrating that they can behave much in the same fashion, and share many similarities where flavor...

Honoring Black History Month
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Honoring Black History Month

Black history has been intertwined with mixology since before it was considered a profession. From the earliest colonial American records, black Americans served in barrooms and taverns, though it is unlikely that they had much say in the matter at that time. Whilst the nature of slavery darkens this time in cocktail history, we have...

Bitters, the most versatile cocktail ingredient
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Bitters, the most versatile cocktail ingredient

In today’s blog, I get to do a few things. First, I’ll be telling you a story about how one of the most versatile cocktail ingredients originated. Secondly, I’ll be sharing some exciting news from Andrea Barbour, Director of Food & Beverage here at 16 Bay View. The argument could easily be made that today’s...

Three Classic Cocktails With A Story To Tell
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Three Classic Cocktails With A Story To Tell

Narrowing down just three classic cocktails to feature today was alarmingly difficult. I have been blessed to lend my hands and mind to one of the worlds’ oldest creative pursuits. We are constantly innovating and sharing knowledge, pulled from the annals of history and legend to the present-day bar setting. While we can sometimes recreate...

Cocktails for ringing in the new year
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Cocktails for ringing in the new year

The charcuterie is laid out, the fireplace is lit, and it’s nearly time for the countdown to begin. You’re curled up around your laptop, friends gathered via Zoom for the most unconventional ball-drop of your lifetime. What’s in your hand? Scotch, with it’s warm and rich layers, every sip a little deeper down it’s regional...

Top 5 Winter Dining destinations in camden, Maine
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Top 5 Winter Dining destinations in camden, Maine

The temps may be on the chilly side, and a few of your favorite dining spots in Camden may be on winter break, but there are still some great spots to enjoy a night out, cozy up with some comfort food and perhaps a hot toddy or two. Here are our top 5 spots in...