This piece was a little different. I made 2 articles out of 1 visit. The Word and Gaycation Magazine have different target audiences. Both articles are for the November-December issue. Here are the excerpts:
Doing Indy Cocktails Right: Hotel Tango
After moving and getting settled in Indianapolis, I checked out a few places to eat and asked locals what their opinion was on various food and drink establishments. I received so many recommendations for places to eat or drink, I was having a hard time keeping up. So I created a list. The list is still long and it in no way scratches the surface of places I have yet to visit.
The first place I decided to visit was a small batch distillery located in Fountain Square, a neighborhood of Indianapolis. Hotel Tango Whiskey, or Hotel Tango, is the first combat-disabled veteran-owned distillery in the country and the first artisan distillery in Indiana. The idea was first cooked up by Travis Barnes, a former Recon Marine who served three combat tours, and his wife Hilary. Mix in three of their closest friends and you have a recipe for an exceptional small batch distillery. <READ MORE>
The article appeared in Gaycation Magazine for the November-December 2015 Issue.
The call sign for good local spirits
We’ve been living in Indy since around the first of August and have been settling in quite nicely. It’s been great getting to know people in the LGBTQ community and making some new friends.
Since moving to Indianapolis, a few things have changed. I have taken a step back from the day-to-day operations of the newspaper because I am now a full-time Culinary Arts student. While doing my facility research for which school to attend, I was given a list of several food and drink establishments to visit. The list is a pretty good size and looks as if I have my work cut out for me! <READ MORE>
The article appeared in The Word for the November-December 2015 Issue.