Black Girl Magic in ESSENCE Magazine!

We partnered with ESSENCE Magazine to create three cocktails inspired by Black Girl Magic. Pick up a copy of the February Magazine from your local supermarket to get the recipes to our celebratory cocktails! Thanks ESSENCE Magazine for the opportunity to share a few of our home bar tips and custom cocktails    www.essence.com

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Los Muertos

Day of celebration to honor loved one lost – Dia de los Muertos. This Mexican holiday represents vibrancy and love. November 1st and 2nd is a  time for family and friends to gather for festive food, drinks and dancing. Marigolds have long been used in ceremonies and rituals to pray respect to the deceased. We […]

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Shake with love!

It may surprise you to learn that neither Taneka nor Johnny have any formal bartender training. Taneka has work experience in several bars and restaurants in Charleston but no one bothered to “teach” either of us how to shake a cocktail. It wasn’t until we started the Cocktail Bandits’ blog that we bought a book […]

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Top Ten Charleston Cocktails

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CHSFW10 – Opening Night

The first night of Charleston Fashion Week 2016 commenced the week long celebration with a stylish start. Charleston style influencers like @thebowtiegent @tarabelle and of course @charlestonshopcurator were in attendance and fabulous. We were draped in IBU movement pieces to add flair to our all black ensembles.         As such, we were eager […]

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Talking life with Charleston Shop Curator

We talked cocktails and life with Charleston Shop Curator at 5 Church Restaurant. Read her blog to find out who we want to share cocktails with and why we love Charleston. Link below! http://charlestonshopcurator.com/womens/cocktails-with-bandits-at-5-church/  

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30 Days 30 Faves – Republic Reign

Of course, Republic Reign of Charleston has to be one of our favorite spots because it’s always poppin’. It is the most popular nightclub and bar here in Charleston. Ma Every weekend night, it’s packed! We have had quite a few memories in Republic. We collaborated, hosted, and pulled off an awesome day party there […]

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30 Days 30 Faves – 45 Waterside

Even though 45 waterside is a gem that most people don’t know about it is the place that granted us our very first social media award! The location is awesome it’s right on Lockwood Drive and the view of the harbor is just spectacular! Mamie and her crew invited us out for their Social Media […]

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Cheese & Cheers

We are pairing creamy Brie cheese, German Chocolate and local pears with a Mediterranean Mule featuring Fig flavored vodka. Thanks CheeseCupid for the refreshment idea! Wisconsin Brie does taste better with berries and a more fruit focused cocktail. www.cheesecupid.comDownload the Cheese Cupid app from your App Store for the perfect cheese and cocktail pairing for […]

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Aromatics – an interactive candle making experience

The Cocktail Bandits host an interactive scented candle making experience with the Chandlers at Candlefish to explore the power and scope of our sense of smell from the glass and to the plate. Attendees will make their own custom and craft scented candle paired with yummy treats and inspired drinks.

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