Recommended Reading and Cocktail Party Conversation Starters Vol. 18

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 […]

Women, Bar & Restaurant Culture with Ruba Khoury of Dirty Lemon

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.

Women & Champagne with Cynthia Coutu of Delectabulles

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.

Beaujolais Nouveau

Hello Cocktail Lovers.  This month is the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau! And to celebrate the occasion, I invited Aaron Ayscough of Not Drinking Poison in Paris to discuss the region.

Le Syndicat: Creating a 100% “Made In France” Cocktail Menu for Paris

 Le Syndicat 51 rue Faubourg Saint Denis 75010 Paris French ingredients have always been a cornerstone of cocktail culture, lately, la belle France has really been looking inward for inspiration. Case in point: the newly opened le Syndicat. Le Syndicat is the self-proclaimed “Organization in Defense of French Spirits” and, as such, focuses strictly on […]

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