Have you heard the hype about hard seltzer?
Love them or love to loathe them, ‘best of lists’ always get a lot of attention. This month, I talked to Mark Sansom of World’s 50 Best Bars to dig a bit deeper on how their list is compiled, what makes it different and get more ‘behind the scenes’ details.
Little Red Door’s new cocktail menu explores the taste and sensations of flavor & they’re opening a temporary terrace
It’s another roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading Microwave Your Manhattan (by Laurel Miller for PUNCH drink) Does popping your cocktail in the microwave make it better? Ryan Chetiyawardana thinks so… Limoncello locktails! How to make delicious […]
This month I was joined by DAvid Lebovitz as cohost and we chatted with Paris-trained chef Ruba Khoury, chef/owner of Dirty Lemon. She has worked in some big name Michelin starred spots like Frenchie, Septime, and Yam’Tcha. But I am loving her latest project, which is a restaurant and bar with a modern Mediterranean menu plus cocktails. She came into the studio to talk about women’s bars in Paris, her new venture, and what her cultural and geographic background bring to the mix for Dirty Lemon.
Quick Take: Tayēr + Elementary and Kwãnt are the buzziest and biggest new openings but Homeboy, FAM, Vermuteria, and Artesian are also worth a stop. London has its cocktail scene locked down with lots of lovely bars from classic to creative and laidback to lux. But, the cool thing about being an energetic capital city […]
The martinez is a cocktail with some interesting history, plus a great flavour profile. Find out which cheese was the winner for our pairing project with Chez Loulou #cocktailsxcheese
Quick take: pair a Moscow Mule cocktail with a Camembert de Normandie cheese In our cheese + cocktail pairing project, I combine my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou for a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. We’re still enjoying summer, but with autumn just around the […]
Quick Take: The Cambridge Public House combines cocktail knowledge with freshly made upscale British pub grub for a cool, new kind of communal gathering space in Paris. Gasp!? What’s that you say? “A new cocktail bar review on the blog? Finally!?” It’s true, I’ve been preoccupied by pairing cheese and cocktails with Chez Loulou and […]
Quick take: pair a Margarita cocktail with a Bouton de Culotte cheese In our Cocktails X Cheese pairing project, I combine my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou for a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. This week in Paris it’s Viva Agave, the festival dedicated to […]