In Part 2 of this bonus episode of Paris Cocktail Talk, we explore how COVID-19 has affected the drinks and food industry in France with a dozen interviews from cocktail, spirits and gastronomy professionsl
This month we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, a great occasion to bring together two fabulous topics: Women & Champagne. To take a deeper dive into these two subjects, I invited Cynthia Coutu, founder of Delectabulles, a champagne networking club for women into the studio to talk about her experience with women as champagne drinkers and champagne makers.
Remember Lavomatic, the Paris cocktail bar with an entrance hidden in a washing machine? If you like that, you’ll love their little sister bar, L’Epicier, with its entrance hidden in the shelves of a convenience store.
Quicktake: Mediterranean restaurant La Riviera does tasty pizzas that pair nicely with their selection of Spritz Cocktails As I’ve mentioned in recent write-ups, cocktails are finally becoming more integrated into mainstream food and drinks programs in Paris restaurants and bars, rather than just lurking in the niche corners. Great! That means you can grab a […]
Quick take: pair a Pisco Sour cocktail with a young Crottin de Chavignol
Sip your agave spirits straight with some toasted pumpkins seeds on the side! We’re learning lots of interesting tidbits with our mezcal interview series….
Quick take: Le Renard does very nice drinks at true happy hour prices in Belleville When the cocktail revival kicked off in Paris, there were bars making excellent drinks and bars putting on happy hours – but they were rarely in the same place. Fortunately, as craft cocktails continue to infiltrate the culture, these two […]
Over a decade ago it wasn’t easy to find a good tequila in Paris, and it was relegated to bad shooters in cheap bars. But fortunately better quality agave spirits like tequila (and its less familiar expressions like Mezcal or Raicilla) have been slowly seeping into the capital over the last ten years or so […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading Jeppson’s Malört: One of the world’s least-loved liquors calls Chicago home (AtlasObscura) A spirit that is “rugged and unrelenting (even brutal)” and that “only one out of […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading How to Drink Mindfully (Real Simple) Keeping a focus on balance and health when drinking is still on trend and in this article Julie Klam takes things […]