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Posts Tagged ‘Kenta Goto’

‘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 ...

Don Julio Bowling Tournament

11.25.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

November 24 Thanks to the fact that I seem to have a Whac-A-Mole like ability to pop up at various functions, a while ago Jim Meehan started a running joke with the PDT guys that an event isn’t official until I showed up. So when I showed my mug at Lucky Strike on Monday for ...

Blue Blazer Mix-Off at Pegu Club

10.28.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

(videos near the end of this post) Oct. 27 “…90 percent of the reason I’m here is because I want to see fire,” I said to Alex Day as I nursed a Whiskey Smash. The setting? Pegu Club. Six contenders were set to duel in their mastery of the most basic of elements required for ...

Absinthe sipping at La Fée’s U.S. launch party

06.24.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

June 23 It seemed like La Fée really wanted to tie the image of their product to its history as being a muse for artists. The space rented for the event was a sort of all-purpose space billed for use as gallery and sometimes fashion show setting. Emerald green bottles of absinthe as well minty ...

2008 Taste of the Nation New York

05.15.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

May 14 2008 celebrates the 20th anniversary of Share Our Strength‘s Taste of the Nation, where more events take place around the United States and Canada to raise funds to help battle childhood hunger. It’s a great opportunity to have your money go to a good cause while being able to sample the works of ...

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 ...

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 ...