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Easter Brunch Specials

Because Easter is special, we have added some yummy dishes and drinks to the brunch menu at Mela Kitchen. Everyone that dines with us on Easter will be entered into a raffle for our Mela Easter Basket! We cannot wait to share the day with you! We will be open from 10am – 3pm on […]

President’s Day

We all love the President’s Day 3 day weekend! In honor of our esteemed leaders, here are a few Presidential wine and cider facts. George Washington won his election into the House of Burgesses in 1758 after bringing 144 gallons of hard cider to voters. John Quincy Adams boasted of drinking a tankard of cider […]

A Hard Cider Holiday

Thanksgiving seems like the forgotten holiday.  The excitement of Halloween leads right into decorating for Christmas and the rush to grab that deal for the perfect holiday gift.  Thanksgiving, however, is the holiday that should be given some time, for it has a great backstory.  Two groups of people spending time together to celebrate a […]

Jack's 4 Favorite Ways to Prep for Holiday Entertaining

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start our most favorite preparations. Want to take a guess at what that is? Trimming the tree? Nope. Polishing the menorah? Guess again! Cleaning the house? Umm … what? The answer is entertaining! There are many fabulous opportunities to indulge in good food, […]

Make This: Our Favorite Late Fall Cider Cocktail

On the cusp of so many winter holidays, there are going to be dozens of upcoming occasions when you’ll be glad to have an easy, crowd-pleasing cocktail recipe in your back pocket. We’re not talking a stuffy, 11-ingredient drink that requires a speakeasy’s worth of bar equipment, tools, special ice or obscure ingredients. Our favorite […]

How to Celebrate Your Best Jacksgiving Ever

As we settle into the long, cold winter, it’s more important than ever to gather with friends and family to create lightness and warmth. Luckily, the next few months are packed with holidays and parties to help get us off the couch, into the kitchen and maybe even dig out a necktie from the back […]