Behold these six new books out on drinking - one on how to drink, two more on how to drink in 1910s, one on how to drink in the summer, one on how to drink like a president, and a final one on how to toast to what you're drinking.
Have you seen enough gift guides yet? Answer: NO YOU HAVE NOT BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THIS ONE.
I kept coming across lists of unusual uses for potatoes, so I decided to adapt it for the bar setting.
Blogger/corporate mixologist The Intoxicologist has released a book of cocktail recipes and erotic stories due out October 14.
Recipes and drinking stories from drag queens around the world.
This week a company Cosmic Lifestyle Corporation announced work on a new space program to make cocktails in space a reality. The idea isn't to cater to astronauts, but rather for the much delayed space tourism industry expected to launch this year. We're not talking about sipping a drink Capri Sun style (prepackaged cocktails in a bag), but a stemmed drinking vessel that looks like a cocktail glass. Designed with grooves that hold the drink simply through surface tension rather than a physical barrier to keep it in the glass. The concept is based on the same kinds of principles...
(Happy April Fools, Everyone!)
The LA Times reported yesterday that under a new food safety law in California, bartenders are required to wear gloves when handling garnishes. "Changes to the California Retail Food Code that went into effect at the beginning of 2014 require disposable gloves or utensils such as tongs, paper or scoops to be used when handling "ready-to-eat" foods, which include sushi, bread, deli meats and fresh fruit and vegetables. Basically, nothing that won't be cooked or reheated before it goes out to diners can be touched with bare hands." So I decided it was up to me to design some new...