cocktails

I Hope We're All Adding Liqueur to Our Coffee

I Hope We're All Adding Liqueur to Our Coffee

A lot of you have been sharing your newfound work-from-home tips, but you merely adopted working from home. I was born in it. Molded by it. I have been doing this for years, and I’m good at it.
Virgin Margarita

Virgin Margarita

This virgin margarita tastes just as good as the real thing! This mocktail is tangy and lightly sweet, with a secret ingredient that takes it over the top.Craving a margarita but can’t drink? Or
Vieux Carre cocktail

Vieux Carre cocktail

This post was originally published in 2013, which I updated and revised. It’s part of an online “L’heure d’apéro” or Happy Hour that I’ve been doing on Instagram Live on my IGTV channel most evenings
French Manhattan

French Manhattan

Someone told me that “cocktails” is one of the most used search terms right now on the internet. Sometimes I feel like I’m in the right place at the right time. Other times, I feel as if things might
Start the Weekend With the Rye-napple

Start the Weekend With the Rye-napple

Though I have a robust bar cart situation, I rarely drink at home. At least I used to rarely drink at home. Since I have begun socially distancing, I have rediscovered some forgotten bottles, such as

Sourced Craft Cocktails’ Home Deliveries Benefit the Bartender Community Twofold

In NYC, Dallas, Austin and San Francisco, Sourced Craft Cocktails aims to aid the bartending community twofold. First, it safely puts local bartenders back to work in the comfort of their own home (at
Shaken Campari Is a Perfect One-Ingredient Cocktail

Shaken Campari Is a Perfect One-Ingredient Cocktail

There are many ways to enjoy Campari—in a Negroni, with Fernet, with soda and a strip of lemon zest—but none are quite as refreshing as Campari all by itself, provided you shake the heck out of it.
Big liquor brands are pushing to incorporate more Irish whiskey in popular cocktails

Big liquor brands are pushing to incorporate more Irish whiskey in popular cocktails

No more just straight or on the rocks. Bartenders at high-end cocktail establishments are rethinking how to use Irish whiskey in cocktails.
7 easy, delicious cocktails perfect for Easter brunch

7 easy, delicious cocktails perfect for Easter brunch

Easter is about a lot of things: History, tradition, religion, and family. And that’s not to mention picnics on the lawn, egg rolls and egg hunts (and major nostalgia) and, of course, Easter brunch.
Drinking French Book Tour update

Drinking French Book Tour update

My bags were packed, and I was ready to go (and planning on stocking up on Sharpies as soon as I hit the ground) but due to current circumstances, I’ve had to cancel my Drinking French book tour. With
The Espresso Martini Is a Cocktail for Our Times

The Espresso Martini Is a Cocktail for Our Times

In an era of life hacking, shortcuts, and effective time management, is it any surprise this drink would find legs again? Here, where to find a few great ones in New York.
Make a Gimlet Before It's Too Late

Make a Gimlet Before It's Too Late

It’s true, kids: If you don’t use it, you lose it. The ability to touch your toes, youthful optimism, and manageable hangovers all wane with the passing of each season. So does citrus.
14 Expert Tips to Make Your Coronavirus Quarantine Kinda OK

14 Expert Tips to Make Your Coronavirus Quarantine Kinda OK

You'll need cleaning supplies, Netflix, teletherapy, cheese, and rum.
Grab Your Broomsticks! This Canadian Harry Potter-Themed Bar Is as Magical as It Gets

Grab Your Broomsticks! This Canadian Harry Potter-Themed Bar Is as Magical as It Gets

Harry Potter fans, prepare to lose your sh*t. There's a Harry Potter-themed bar in Toronto and Montreal called The Lockhart, and whether you're traveling by broom or by floo powder, you'll want to
Grab Your Broomsticks! This Canadian Harry Potter-Themed Bar Is as Magical as It Gets

Grab Your Broomsticks! This Canadian Harry Potter-Themed Bar Is as Magical as It Gets

Harry Potter fans, prepare to lose your sh*t. There's a Harry Potter-themed bar in Toronto and Montreal called The Lockhart, and whether you're traveling by broom or by floo powder, you'll want to
The rich gastronomic experiences that Peru has to offer | Letter

The rich gastronomic experiences that Peru has to offer | Letter

Peruvian ambassador Juan Carlos Gamarra responds to an article which included the Peruvian national cocktail, the pisco sour, among a list of Chilean specialitiesYour interesting advertisement feature
3 Tasty Tequila Cocktails - And None of Them Are a Margarita

3 Tasty Tequila Cocktails - And None of Them Are a Margarita

I get it: margaritas are delicious, especially when they're made right. However, after overindulging in my college years - legal drinking age in the DR, where I'm from and went to college, is 18 - I
Wine Replaces Tequila in This Lightened-Up Pinot-Grita

Wine Replaces Tequila in This Lightened-Up Pinot-Grita

Those who have terrible tequila memories or who simply want a shim (aka lower-alcohol beverage) will adore this Pinot-Grita, a frozen margarita-like cocktail made with Pinot Grigio, orange juice
18 Delicious Cocktails You Can Make in Bulk, Because 1 Cup Just Isn't Enough

18 Delicious Cocktails You Can Make in Bulk, Because 1 Cup Just Isn't Enough

No matter what big events you have on your calendar, there's surely at least one that's going to call for a refreshing cocktail - or five. Rather than stocking up on an huge amount of beers and wine
Add Chartreuse to Your Campari and Soda

Add Chartreuse to Your Campari and Soda

When I recommend a new bottle of booze, I try to feature it in multiple recipes, so it doesn’t sit on your bar cart, languishing away. I particularly like to make a point of this with expensive