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Manhattan Cocktail Classic Preview is looming on the horizon

09.25.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

As most of you probably know by now, New York finally has its own cocktail extravaganza. Tickets for the Manhattan Cocktail Classic preview (Oct. 3-4) went on sale on Labor Day. According to Manhattan Cocktail Classic founder and director Lesley Townsend, tickets for Sasha Petraske’s seminar on the home bar sold out in a blazing ...

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 ...

Voting with your glass

11.03.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I was recently reading a press release from DISCUS talking about how several states still have an Election Day alcohol sale ban. The press release said that Kentucky, Indiana and South Carolina banned Election day alcohol sales in restaurants, bars and package stores. Utah, West Virginia, Alaska and Massachusetts don’t allow alcohol sales at package ...

Cocktail classes for the consumer

10.06.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I spent a little bit of my Sunday afternoon down at the Astor Center to check out Jonathan Pogash’s “Elements of Mixology: The Cocktail Lab” class. The Astor Center hosts several food and drink related classes that allow the general public to learn and experience what they are consuming and imbibing from chefs and beverage ...

An ode to the Paloma

08.09.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Manhattans go down dangerously easy with a silkiness I particularly enjoy in stirred cocktails, and Pisco Sours indulge my love of tartness without being overbearing with lip-smacking texture from the egg white. However, the Paloma holds a special place in my heart simply for providing a “Paul on the road to Damascus” like moment of ...

Aureole’s new summer cocktails

05.15.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

May 14 Aureole held a small gathering on the afternoon of the 14th to showcase several cocktails using Limonce limoncello and GranGala orange liqueur created by mixologist Ektoras Binikos. There was also a blind taste test for orange liqueur and the cocktails were paired with food created by Aureole’s executive chef Tony Aiazzi. To say ...