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The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

01.07.11 by  

The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

When a mix-master of cool champions a cocktail — even one with a seemingly suspect hip factor — we listen. Toby Maloney, the genius tending Chicago’s most stylish mixology den, tells us why he’s single-handedly spurring the rebirth of Pimm’s, one cup at a time. Count us in.

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Sex-ify Store-Bought Roasted Chicken

03.08.10 by  

Sex-ify Store-Bought Roasted Chicken

Hot: rotisserie chicken you didn’t have to cook. Not: serving it straight from the deli-counter plastic packaging. This glam Peruvian spin streamlines kitchen duty and makes it look like you’ve done some hard stove time.

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Whiskey on Wheels. Let’s Rye and Roll.

02.27.10 by  

Whiskey on Wheels. Let’s Rye and Roll.

Why Happy Hour in front of the sideboard when you can make cocktails come to you — it’s the perfect incarnation of the term “lounge.” This DIY cart is stocked with mixers, spirits and all the accoutrements you need for inspiring mixology on the fly.

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