10 Dishes With Chef Mona Leena

After a shift what is your favorite guilty pleasure to eat? “A six-piece chicken nugget Happy Meal with sweet ‘n sour and hot mustard! I bring the toy to my bulldog. (He’s named Chef and has his own Instagram!) Also, if I can ever get my hands on a proper corn dog, I’m all in!”
Is there one dish you won’t cook? “There’s no dish I won’t cook, but if I never had to make hummus again, I wouldn’t be mad about it. I feel like I’ve pureed enough garbanzo beans to last a lifetime!”
All-time favorite spice.

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Going 10 Rounds with Actor Josh Holloway

You recently partnered with High West Whiskey to promote their new mobile game called Prairie Dash that raises money to preserve Montana’s Great Plains. Does it get any better than drinking for a good cause? “It really doesn’t. I always enjoy drinking a little whiskey, but doing it for a good cause is just icing on the cake. I’ve been a fan of High West for years and was excited to join forces with their team for the launch of Prairie Dash.

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Going 10 Rounds with Actor Josh Holloway

You recently partnered with High West Whiskey to promote their new mobile game called Prairie Dash that raises money to preserve Montana’s Great Plains. Does it get any better than drinking for a good cause? “It really doesn’t. I always enjoy drinking a little whiskey, but doing it for a good cause is just icing on the cake. I’ve been a fan of High West for years and was excited to join forces with their team for the launch of Prairie Dash.

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Going 10 Rounds with Bruno Mars

You just introduced SelvaRey Coconut Rum. Why do coconut and rum go together so well? “I don’t know. Why are shorts short and why are long pants long? Why do cats chase mice? These are deeper questions I’m not qualified to answer. It just is the way it is!”
To support the rum’s launch, you created a vintage-style campaign series with Anderson .Paak. What music helped you channel that vibe? “‘Leave the Door Open’ on repeat. Also, to me there’s no such thing as vintage when you’re talking about trying to create something. You just create what you feel.

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Going 10 Rounds with Bruno Mars

You just introduced SelvaRey Coconut Rum. Why do coconut and rum go together so well? “I don’t know. Why are shorts short and why are long pants long? Why do cats chase mice? These are deeper questions I’m not qualified to answer. It just is the way it is!”
To support the rum’s launch, you created a vintage-style campaign series with Anderson .Paak. What music helped you channel that vibe? “‘Leave the Door Open’ on repeat. Also, to me there’s no such thing as vintage when you’re talking about trying to create something. You just create what you feel.

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10 Dishes with Chef David Danielson from Churchill Downs

Do you ever get tired of drinking Mint Juleps? “No, but I do get a little groggy after drinking several. Beyond the Mint Julep, another bourbon classic that I enjoy is the Woodford Reserve Spire (bourbon, lemonade and cranberry juice).”
Is there an official dish for the race?“There is not an official dish and we change the menu each year to give our guests a fresh culinary experience. In recent years, I’ve also released an accompanying at-home viewing menu, which features easy-to-make versions of the dishes served in the dining rooms at the racetrack.

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10 Dishes with Chef David Danielson from Churchill Downs

Do you ever get tired of drinking Mint Juleps? “No, but I do get a little groggy after drinking several. Beyond the Mint Julep, another bourbon classic that I enjoy is the Woodford Reserve Spire (bourbon, lemonade and cranberry juice).”
Is there an official dish for the race?“There is not an official dish and we change the menu each year to give our guests a fresh culinary experience. In recent years, I’ve also released an accompanying at-home viewing menu, which features easy-to-make versions of the dishes served in the dining rooms at the racetrack.

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Going 10 Rounds with Retired Celtics Star Paul Pierce

Which legendary Celtics player would you like to have a drink with? “Bill Russell for sure!”
What’s your favorite bar in Boston? “Legends at the Garden.”
In Boston, will any bar let you pay for a drink? “I haven’t paid for a drink in a long time in Boston!”
Whiskey: Neat or on the rocks? “Neat.”

Scotch or Irish whiskey? “I’m all about supporting the OGs, so it’s Irish whiskey all the way. They’re the ones that put whiskey on the map.”
What’s the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day drink? “Keep it simple and authentic: a Bushmills Single Malt.

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Going 10 Rounds with Retired Celtics Star Paul Pierce

Which legendary Celtics player would you like to have a drink with? “Bill Russell for sure!”
What’s your favorite bar in Boston? “Legends at the Garden.”
In Boston, will any bar let you pay for a drink? “I haven’t paid for a drink in a long time in Boston!”
Whiskey: Neat or on the rocks? “Neat.”

Scotch or Irish whiskey? “I’m all about supporting the OGs, so it’s Irish whiskey all the way. They’re the ones that put whiskey on the map.”
What’s the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day drink? “Keep it simple and authentic: a Bushmills Single Malt.

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Going 10 Rounds with Retired Celtics Star Paul Pierce

Which legendary Celtics player would you like to have a drink with? “Bill Russell for sure!”
What’s your favorite bar in Boston? “Legends at the Garden.”
In Boston, will any bar let you pay for a drink? “I haven’t paid for a drink in a long time in Boston!”
Whiskey: Neat or on the rocks? “Neat.”

Scotch or Irish whiskey? “I’m all about supporting the OGs, so it’s Irish whiskey all the way. They’re the ones that put whiskey on the map.”
What’s the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day drink? “Keep it simple and authentic: a Bushmills Single Malt.

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