Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Holiday Boozy Brunchiness Returns to Old Dog Tavern



Join Chef Eric Boodt and Mixologist Angie Jackson, aka "The Traveling Elixir Fixer" for some Good TIDINGS, Good CHEER and an INCREDIBLE BRUNCH EXPERIENCE this Holiday Season, Sunday, December 15, 12pm - 2:30pm. $30.00/person



OLD DOG TAVERN
402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI

Sunday, December 15, 2013

12pm - 2:30pm.


PRE-BRUNCH COCKTAIL included - a visit to our fabulous BLOODY MARY BAR

FIRST COURSE:

Poached Pear filled with honey yogurt topped with granola

Cocktail Pairing: Partridge in a Pear Tree (Cognac, Grand Marnier, Spiced Pear Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, Black Walnut Bitters, dusting of cinnamon and nutmeg)

SECOND COURSE:

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

Cocktail Pairing: Your Own Private Idaho (Potato Vodka, Creme Fraise, Glass Onion Shrub (Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Pears, Ginger, Shallots), Bacon Crumbles and Chopped Chives

THIRD COURSE:

Marscapone Crepe with mixed berry medley with Chambord drizzle

Cocktail Pairing: the French 75 (Gin, Lemon Juice, Ginger Simple Syrup, Sparkling White Wine)

RSVP to reserve your spot - we hope you can join us!


CHEERS!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Harvest Gathering Spirited Dinner at Old Dog Tavern

Join Chef Eric Boodt and Angie Jackson, aka The Traveling Elixir Fixer, for an evening of frivolous fun, exquisite edibles and elixirs.

OLD DOG TAVERN
402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI

Thursday, November 14, 2013

6pm - 8pm.

Four courses, four cocktail pairings, $45.00/person. Tickets may be purchased at Old Dog Tavern (now accepting major credit cards).

MENU

First Course:
Maple roasted brussel sprouts with toasted chestnuts
Cocktail Pairing: Glass Onion (Beefeater London Dry Gin, Glass Onion Shrub (Apple Cider Vinegar/Shallots/Ginger/Pear), Fresh Lemon Juice, Fee Brothers Gin Barrel Aged Bitters, Simple Syrup, Fresh Thyme Garnish)

Second Course:
Turkey croquettes with cranberry vinaigrette
Cocktail Pairing: Ginful Apple (Broker's London Dry Gin, Grand Marnier, Indian Summer Apple Juice, Fresh Lemon Juice, Fee Brothers Orange Bitters, Wafer thin Apple Slice Garnish with a Dusting of Fresh Grated Cinnamon)

Third Course:
Sweet potato and duck pierogies with mocha drizzle.
Cocktail Pairing: Oh Hell, Rye Not? (Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, Muddled Orange with Spiced Orange Marmalade Syrup, Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters)

Fourth Course:
Pumpkin creme brulee
Cocktail Pairing: Ginger Vanilla Sidecar (Courvoisier Cognac, Cointreau, Ginger Vanilla Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist Garnish)


Chef Eric Boodt comes to Old Dog with extensive culinary creativity. After spending six years in the South Haven culinary circle, Eric spent the next four years as Sous Chef at Oakwood Bistro. Eric became the Sous Chef at The Park Club for the next year and is currently restructuring the menu at Old Dog Tavern. He has participated in Chef's Against Hunger Charity Event, the Girl Scout Cookie Challenge, Gumbo Cook Off and recently paired with The Traveling Elixir Fixer for the Eat, Drink, and Give Fundraiser held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel for Give Kalamazoo.


Angie Jackson, a/k/a "The Traveling Elixir Fixer" began her bar career in 1996 and has created, designed and executed cocktails for numerous distillers, distributors, bars, restaurants and spirited events in the greater Chicago area and SW Michigan. She has consulted with top global spirit brands as well as small, artisan-crafted distillers throughout the Midwest. She returns to Kalamazoo after spending almost 13 years in Chicago's Mixology and Culinary Circuit. Formerly an adjunct professor at Chicago's Kendall College, Angie instructed HOS 123 (Mixology) offered through the Culinary Arts, Food and Beverage and Hospitality Departments and was the Festival Mixologist for the Chicago Food Film Festival held at Kendall College in 2009 and 2010. She was also the Resident Mixologist at Cooking Fools in Wicker Park, Chicago, and Flavour Cooking School in Forest Park, where she instructed a series of Mixology classes for home entertainment. Angie can be found in the back elixir bar at Old Dog Tavern Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings beginning at 5:00pm. 

Save the date, get tickets ($45) in advance down at the Tavern, we have a feeling we'll sell out of this bad boy!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Edibles and Elixirs: A Spirited Dinner

Edibles and Elixirs: A Spirited Dinner
Thursday, September 26, 2013
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Old Dog Tavern
402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI


Join Chef Eric Boodt and The Traveling Elixir Fixer for an evening of frivolous fun, exquisite edibles and elixirs in the back elixir bar at OLD DOG TAVERN, Thursday, September 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Four courses, four cocktail pairings, $45.00/person. Tickets may be purchased at Old Dog Tavern (now accepting major credit cards).

MENU

First Course:
Crisp Apple and Goat Cheese Tartlet paired with the savory Glass Onion Cocktail (London Dry Gin, Apple Cider Vinegar infused with pears, shallots and ginger, lemon juice, Angostura Bitters and recently featured in the Fall Issue of Edible Michiana.)

Second Course:
Seared Scallops served on a bed of creamed corn with smoked pork cracklings paired with the Bird Dog Sour (Bourbon, Vanilla Maple Simple Syrup, Egg White, Black Strap Bitters, Fresh Lemon Juice)

Third Course:
Pork and Sweet Potato Dumpling with green onion and a balsamic drizzle paired with the Figment of the Botanical Imagination Elixir (London Dry Gin, Ginger Syrup, Fig Balsamic and a splash of lemon juice)

Fourth Course:
Poached pear served with a drizzle of caramel, bleu cheese crumbles and candied walnuts paired with the Sour Mash Sangria (Jack Daniels Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey, Cabernet Sauvignon, Angostura Bitters, Lime Juice)

Chef Eric Boodt comes to Old Dog with extensive culinary creativity. After spending six years in the South Haven culinary circle, Eric spent the next four years as Sous Chef at Oakwood Bistro. Eric became the Sous Chef at The Park Club for the next year and is currently restructuring the menu at Old Dog Tavern. He has participated in Chef's Against Hunger Charity Event, the Girl Scout Cookie Challenge, Gumbo Cook Off and recently paired with The Traveling Elixir Fixer for the Eat, Drink, and Give Fundraiser held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel for Volunteer Kalamazoo.

Angie Jackson, a/k/a "The Traveling Elixir Fixer" began her bar career in 1996 and has created, designed and executed cocktails for numerous distillers, distributors, bars, restaurants and spirited events in the greater Chicago area and SW Michigan. She has consulted with top global spirit brands as well as small, artisan-crafted distillers throughout the Midwest. She returns to Kalamazoo after spending almost 13 years in Chicago's Mixology and Culinary Circuit. Formerly an adjunct professor at Chicago's Kendall College, Angie instructed HOS 123 (Mixology) offered through the Culinary Arts, Food and Beverage and Hospitality Departments and was the Festival Mixologist for the Chicago Food Film Festival held at Kendall College in 2009 and 2010. She was also the Resident Mixologist at Cooking Fools in Wicker Park, Chicago, and Flavour Cooking School in Forest Park, where she instructed a series of Mixology classes for home entertainment. Angie can be found in the back elixir bar at Old Dog Tavern Mondays and Wednesday through Friday evenings beginning at 5:00pm.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Boozy Brunch Cocktail Class at Old Dog Tavern

A SPECIAL Boozy Brunch Elixir Slinging Class at OLD DOG TAVERN! Tickle your taste buds and join us for Boozy Brunch Cocktail Class, 12pm - 2pm with special brunch edibles provided by the talented chefs of Old Dog Tavern. Please email the Elixir Fixer at: 

to reserve your spot

Sunday, January 20, 2013

$30.00/person

Old Dog Tavern
402 E. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI

Monday, January 7, 2013

Medicinal Mixology Monday: Beer Cocktails

The Elixir Fixer is kicking off Kalamazoo's Beer Week with a "Spirited" gift in the form of Beer Cocktails! Join the Spirit Slinging Elixir Fixer at Old Dog Tavern from 7pm - 9pm for a journey down the happy hoppy road of cocktails. $20.00/person.

Beer Cocktails Mixology Class
Old Dog Tavern
402 E. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI

7:00pm - 9:00pm
$20.00/person

Friday, January 4, 2013

Medicinal Mixology Monday at Old Dog Tavern

After a short Holiday hiatus, the Spirit Slinging Elixir Fixer will resume chasing your Monday Blues away with Medicinal Mixology at OLD DOG TAVERN! The first session will be all about VODKA...Moscow Mules, Ginger Mint Lemondrops, tricked-out cosmos, and bodacious Bootsy Collins...You get the picture, now join in on the fun! CHEERS!

Monday, January 7, 2013
7pm-9pm
$20/person

Old Dog Tavern
402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

The Elixir House would like to wish all our friends a Happy Thanksgiving! We are very thankful for your support and continued dedication to shopping our local, independent store. Enjoy your day and may it be filled with great food, friends and family!

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Thursday, November 22nd CLOSED
Friday, November 23rd 10am - 6pm
Saturday, November 24th 10am - 6pm
Sunday, November 25th 12pm - 5pm