A Glass of Bourbon, Branch and History
Back in the eighties I bartended a bit, drank a fair amount of good bourbon in carefully learned, hand-crafted mint juleps, and cooked the line in a fine, white tablecloth restaurant near the historic waterfront area known as Ansonborough in Charleston, South Carolina.
A Late Summer Cocktail Party for Artie Shaw
A Modern Day Absinthe Alchemist- Ted Breaux
Andrew Bell American Sommelier – Five Questions
Apothecary Cocktails: Mexican Sleep Cure
Billy Reid: Bourbon, Branch and a Splash of Southern Love
Five Questions: Catherine Reynolds
Jack From Brooklyn…A Surprise Meeting at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic
My friend Emily Cavalier wanted me to taste the new vibrant liqueur named Sorel- and meet the man behind the brand, Jack Summers. What exactly is Sorel? Sorel hails from the Caribbean. What is it? -- The brightness of Brazilian clove. The warmth of Indonesian cassia. The heat of Nigerian ginger. The woody bottom of Indonesian nutmeg. The full, aromatic body of Moroccan hibiscus. Pure cane sugar. The finest 100% organic NY grain alcohol.
Ron de Jeremy Rum – What More Can I say? – Five Questions
Shane Inman of the Inman Company – Five Questions
Located a few miles from historic Sturbridge, Massachusetts, Brimfield is the largest outdoor antiques fair in the world. Teeming with all sorts of ephemera, from kitsch to high fashion, the Brimfield show is a have to attend event of the year.It was here in the VIP tent that I became at first acquainted with- then friends with Shane. Shane is an intense man of the very highest standards. His sense of light, space and color showed clearly in his floral arrangements and furniture placement within the 80 x 20 foot tent.