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The 3rd Annual Clement Cocktail Challenge

04.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

April 29 PDT swept up prizes when Don Lee and Daniel Eun placed second and first place, respectively, for the Rhum Clement cocktail challenge. Daniel made a drink called Bitches Brew, using Clement Premiere Canne, fresh lime juice, Pampero Anniversario, St. Elizabeth All-Spice Dram, demerara syrup and an egg. Don’s Sargasso is made with Clement ...

Gin in teacups

04.15.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

April 15 I didn’t drink any gin out of teacups, instead I drank my neat sloe gin out of a highball glass, but there were plenty of teacups available if people were inclined to drink out of them. Why the teacups? Well, it’s quite natural that there was tippling out of teacups since Plymouth Gin ...

Standing for about four hours at Bar Milano

04.12.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

or Everybody Loves Tony Abou-Ganim April 11 Really, they do. And how can’t you? He’s super nice and chill. I heard that there was a friends and family opening on the 10th, but the problem with soft openings is that a restaurant can have one, or maybe more. They might think one soft opening is ...

Bar Milano opening update

04.06.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Restaurant opening dates are mutable things and it’s no surprise that you can’t be 100% sure of an opening date until the restaurant has actually opened in some weird Schroedinger’s cat-esque exercise, but for those of you keeping track of progression for Bar Milano… …According to a brief e-mail exchange with Joe Denton, the opening ...

Some drinks from the Summit

04.01.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

March 31 Bartenders attending the Grand Marnier and Navan Mixology Summit were picked based on numbers based grading system that wasn’t totally explained to me in detail. But one thing was for certain, they wanted as many different recipes as possible using their products. The bartenders submitted four recipes each and demonstrated two out of ...