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Just flew into Paris and my friend Safy presented me with a bottle of Noilly Prat Ambré, the elusive third vermouth from NP that is only available in France and in somewhat limited quantities. First taste is impressive, looking forward to trying it in a cocktail. P.s. You’ll hopefully see a number of these short […]

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I am honored to be hosting the next Mixology Monday event on June 20th. For those readers not familiar with Mixology Monday, it’s a monthly online cocktail party. Each month the host chooses a theme and participants are challenged to post a cocktail recipe that fits with the theme.  Junes theme will be “favorite niche […]

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  This month’s Mixology Monday is hosted by Dave from the The Bar Man Cometh blog. Dave choose Flores de Mayo – Floral Cocktails as the theme. My mother was visiting for Mother’s Day and a floral cocktail was in order; this month’s theme was serendipitous indeed. In honor of my Polish mother the cocktail was named Piwonia, […]

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I received an email from Rick a reader of the blog asking if I knew any good recipes that use Pimm’s No. 1.  A Pimm’s Cup is the first thing to come to mind, however if you’re looking for more of a sophisticated cocktail then I’d recommend Jeff Hollinger’s 21 Hayes cocktail which draws inspiration […]

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Looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a nice sipping Tequila? I had the opportunity to attend a Tequila tasting over the weekend courtesy of Liquor.com. There were many fine products available for sampling and some of my favorites such as Siete Laguas tasted well against their competition. The highlight for me was being able […]

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