I made cocktails for a code developer event a week ago and was able to get theme approval of "frozen dinosaur incubator laboratory" for it. This post is just some pictures from the event to show off. The company has a dinosaur in some of its material, and I knew I was going to serve Old Fashioneds on big ice cubes, and part of my schtick for events is that I use chemistry glassware. So I filled in the blanks and that's what I came up with. Sort of like Jurassic Bar. We used big ferns as line management, dressed...
A look at industry trends observed at Tales of the Cocktail including milk punch, hard science, and cocktails in outer space.
The annual list of 50 things to drink in SF has been increased to 75. We're going to need a bigger liver.
The slideshow includes bars from Munich, Chicago, London, LA, Melbourne, Montreal, New York, Capetown, and Honolulu.
People are all excited about blue drinks these days, but I first wrote about their return in 2012. Since Details magazine went away and the story is no longer online, I rescued this story from the Internet Archives.
Would You Like the Chicken, the Turkey, or the Rabbit? Inside the Weird World of Meat-Distilled Mezcals
Decorative trash cans as ice buckets? Check. Bitters that hang from the ceiling rather than take up space on the bar shelf? Check.
The first page is background about the category, and the rest are some bars in the US that specialize in the spirit, and usually other brandies as well.