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Cheers to Responsibility (and Killer Bloody Marys)

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Ever have a Saturday morning where you can't help but have an internal battle with yourself about whether to accomplish the things on the 'to do' list that continue to pile up, i.e. laundry, painting the bathroom or organizing the closet -- OR -- to do the other things that during your Mon-Fri adult life, you cannot justify doing? For example, the decision to attend a four-hour brunch and enjoy a bloody mary before noon.

Today is one of those Saturdays for me. And this time, the laundry won. We all know life is about finding a balance, right? So in honor of how difficult these life altering decisions are to make; and how much I wish I were enjoying extended Saturday brunch right now;  I dedicate this post to the memory of the best bloody mary of all time.

Now this isn't your run of the mill BM. This one comes with a bar. Yes, a build-your-own bloody mary bar. Location: Poste Brasserie, Washington D.C. And its a steal at $8. 

modern brasserie

modern brasserie

Here is how it works. Step 1: Choose your poison. Bacon infused, horseradish and chili, or garlic and habanero vodka.   

celery, pickled green beans, dill pickles and BACON!

celery, pickled green beans, dill pickles and BACON!

wonder what we should choose first...

wonder what we should choose first...

more pickled options of all kinds

more pickled options of all kinds

station #3 of the garnish variety

station #3 of the garnish variety

Step 2: Choose from a plethora of hot sauces. And I mean every kind you'd ever want or need. Then choose either bloody mary mix or tomato juice and start mixing.

hot sauce dilemma

hot sauce dilemma

fill 'er up

fill 'er up

a serious complexity of flavors all in one glass

a serious complexity of flavors all in one glass

Step 3: Enjoy the final product. Preferably on a porch in the sun.

mouth watering 

mouth watering 

Cheers to responsibility, life balance and savoring the moment.