Eggnog (if that’s the correct way to spell it…) really makes you wonder: How did humans first think that chugging a spiced and spiked egg-yolk-and-milk mixture was a good idea? Milk, sugar, eggs, and nutmeg? Everything in that lineup sounds delicious. So why does the drink taste so far from it? Maybe it’s simply a […]Read more "THE EGGNOG"
Here’s a gangsta one! Here’s some “Good Stuff” for the cocktail veteran, but also for the newcomer to the game, a great drink to get you into gin. And what I do know is that it’s a damn good cocktail coming from a time when cocktails weren’t exactly top-notch. 1920’s Chicago: the training ground for […]Read more "THE SOUTHSIDE"
Behold, my drink! My god, I do love a good Manhattan! I never wanted to be that girl who asked the bartender “can you make a Manhattan?” – But I became that girl… But the drink taught me an important lesson: Manhattans are not to be ordered indiscriminately. They are to be treated like a […]Read more "Make Mine with Rye!"
Blue is the new black. There’s something alluring about blue cocktails, they’re exciting and almost exotic, definitely tropical. The Blue Hawaii: a vacation in liquid form! Even if you can’t jet off to Honolulu, you can still enjoy a taste of tropical paradise with this blue drink. Mix up a round and let your imagination […]Read more "THE BLUE HAWAII"