Sarah Jordan

Flying Rhubarb and Flaming Hot Cheetos

This article was published in the September 2016 issue of the Irish American News under the “Guilty Pleasures” column. I admire people who sink easily into a path and follow it. The mantra these days is to “follow your passion,” as if your whole life will be revealed to you if you manage to find…

Mezcal cocktail

Mezcal: Getting to Know the Unknowable

This article was published in the April 2016 issue of the Irish American News under the “Guilty Pleasures” column. One of my guilty pleasures is the deep-fried, cinnamon and sugar encrusted churro, but that’s not what this is about. It’s about the cocktails I drank while eating the churros. Mezcal cocktails. A Mexican spirit derived…