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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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Cinnamon Cidecar

11.04.10 by  

Cinnamon Cidecar

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The classic Sidecar, which dates back to the Prohibition era, is a sweet blend of cognac, Triple Sec — or Cointreau as The Savoy Cocktail Book recipe calls for — and acidic lemon juice. On days like these, when the New England weather dips into the 50s, ushering autumn in for good, the

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What They’re Not Telling You About Your Chili

03.14.10 by  

What They’re Not Telling You About Your Chili

Sure, your famous pot of beans and meat has gotten rave reviews since sometime in the mid-’70s, but even Farah Fawcett eventually updated her hairstyle. If you’re not sure what we mean, it’s time to host an intervention for your classic recipe.

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Cooking with Tequila. The Stars Just Aligned.

03.04.10 by  

Cooking with Tequila. The Stars Just Aligned.

Double fist the sauce in your low ball and on your fork with pro tips and tricks from a master tequila-wielder. Give them a not-so-dry run with these talk-worthy recipes.

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Resolutions on the Rocks 8: DC

01.19.10 by  

Resolutions on the Rocks 8: DC

Part 8 of our New Year cocktail series: What DC mixologist Gina Chersevani is crafting to inspire big dreams in 2010. Catch her at PS 7 where she’ll hand-craft you one big cocktail of New Year’s motivation.

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