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Archive for March, 2008

Fat washing and you: Grand Marnier & Navan Mixology Summit edition

03.31.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I take a lot of notes. A lot. When I talk to bartenders I sometimes like to glean info on techniques as well as recipes. Many times I tend to file it away in my on repository of cool things to keep in mind or it gets buried in an entry, and that’s kind of ...

A manic Monday

03.25.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

or “Even Mondays aren’t safe from Death & Company“ March 24 “You’ve been here before?” Alex, who I had met before at Tailor, asked me as he prepared several drinks. I had already polished off a Oaxacan Old Fashioned (El Resoro Resposado, Los Amantes Mescal, Agave nectar, dash of Angostura bitters, flamed orange peel) sans ...

A tiki party with DISCUS

03.19.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

March 19 Two interesting things from the evening: 1. Learning Bar Milano, the New York bar that Tony Abou-Ganim is a partner in, is planning to open April 7.2. I shook hands with Tony Abou-Ganim. You kind of geek out about certain things when you’re familiar specific industries. I’d always heard about Tony, read about ...

Bartender exchange program

03.14.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Exchange programs aren’t just for students trying to expand their horizons. Joaquin Simo, bartender at Death and Company, spent a couple of days in February working shifts at the Chicago bar Violet Hour. In his stead, The Violet Hour‘s Kirk Estopinal manned the bar at Death & Company. Doing an exchange isn’t necessarily a publicity ...