Imbibiography The Life and Times of Drinking

Getting back on the horse and into the game

02.10.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

February 9 Walking into a bar and having the folks working there greet you with an enthusiastic, “Hey, long time no see!” probably would set the gears turning in anyone’s head as they question their drinking habits. Then again you could also give it a charitable spin that the place has a staff that provides ...

Tales is still months away, but I celebrated it with Saveur

02.03.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

Jan. 2 Interesting facts gleaned from the evening. 1) Punch is delicious. (more of a restatement rather than a discovery)2) Eben Freeman listens to T.I. I usually sneak into Tailor right when it opens and run out way before the night really begins for people with real lives, so I’d never really been in the ...

Wines of Navarra 2009

01.23.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

Jan. 22 I found myself back at the W Hotel Union Square for the 2009 Wines of Navarra seminar. I’d been to this seminar before last year, but returned since I’m more than willing to learn some more about different wines. I recognized Ana Laguna from last year’s seminar as she got ready to present ...

Lu Brow of Cafe Adelaide and The Swizzle Stick Bar

01.15.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

Jan. 14 I was contacted earlier this week with information that Lu Brow was in New York and available to meet with me. I jumped at the chance. Being here in New York almost all of the time, I always like to talk with people working in different cocktail markets. Lu works as bar chef ...

Cleaning out the closet pt. 2: Not just grape juice and kids

12.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Dec. 2 I’d received an invitation from Jonathan Pogash about a cocktail event. A cocktail even hosted by Welch’s. “Intriguing,” I thought to myself. The event was in the middle of the day, but luckily it was being held someplace within walking distance, so around 2 pm I made my way east to the World ...