Survived the Tale of the Horse contest yesterday … and here’s all the drinks I had to “judge.” The winner of the first-ever contest was Tina Hardison of Bourbons Bistro. Her Bananas & Joe cocktail made the perfect after-Derby, recovery drink. It was a frothy mixture of Absolut Vanilla, expresso, milk and banana … and formed kind of a coffee-banana milkshake … complete with chocolate expresso beans as a garnish.
The event was sponsored by MyDerbyLove.com, who ran a smooth, professional contest. I was honored to be a part of it.