To celebrate Negroni Week, June 2 – 8, I’m sharing this tempting variation – Negroni Bianco. Gin, dry vermouth and Aperol. Traditionally, a Negroni is equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, […]Continue Reading
I am endlessly fascinated with the Manhattan Cocktail, and all of its’ variations. My favorite cocktail, without a doubt. I am also smitten with Manhattan, the city. One of my […]Continue Reading
Dang. I got lit again at this year’s Manhattan Cocktail Classic!
Last year, at the first event, I polished off everything put in front of me. And by the time we […]
This Mata Hari Cocktail was a big hit at our recent St. Patrick’s Day dinner. The Mata Hari Cocktail is not green and is not Irish, but it is certainly […]Continue Reading
I learned how to make this delectable Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth from Dushan Zaric, rockstar bartender and owner of Employees Only and Macao Trading Company in New York City, last year […]Continue Reading
Two Very Good Words – Rhubarb Martini
I had my first rhubarb martini at Rouge Tomate, during the Manhattan Cocktail Classic in May. It was a knockout of a drink – […]Continue Reading
Macao Trading Company, NYC –
Our second Manhattan Cocktail Classic event was as fantastic as the first one was at Rouge Tomate.
Dushan Zaric, the cocktail mastermind behind Macao Trading Company in […]Continue Reading
Manhattan Cocktail Classic –
A highlight of our recent trip to New York City was attending the Manhattan Cocktail Classic – “part festival, part fête, part conference, part cocktail party”. Team MKHC […]Continue Reading
It’s been a big month for some terrific travels. Raoul and I just spent six splendid days in New York City with our youngest son, Morgan and his wife, Eileen. […]Continue Reading