Imbibiography The Life and Times of Drinking

I’m back, and in time for Tales

07.20.2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

Hey, everyone whose been wondering why there’s been so much radio silence here. The past couple of months, the good folks over at NRN Online, which includes me, have been wrapped up on updating the site from the inside out &$151; redesign, new CMS, the whole works. This meant a lot of weekends and late ...

Going on right now: Ultimate Cocktail Challenge

04.12.2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

Over at the Astor Center tables with carafes of liquid identified only by number as three judges sat at each table with a lone bartender It’s the Utlimate Cocktail Challenge, and for the next two days, different spirit brands are competing head-to-head in a blind taste test to determine which spirits come out on top ...

‘Old Shanghai on the Bowery’ at Madam Geneva and talking ice with Mr. Ueno

02.09.2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

Round 2! Tuesday night was “Old Shanghai on the Bowery” at Madam Geneva, the second event in the three-day line up for the New York City Cocktail All-Stars tour. The cool surprise of the evening was Mr. Ueno showing off some of his ice carving. I cornered him after his time behind the bar to ...

Eben Freeman brings "Cocktail All-Stars" to New York

02.09.2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

or Eben Freeman has a posse For three nights bartenders from around the world are gathering in New York to show off their stuff. Last night was the first of these events, “Things Eurasian: Ancient Flavors, Modern Science at The Monday Room in NoLita,” held at the Monday Room in Public with a food menu ...