Cook Sip Party Primp Interviews Raw Canvas Home

Cocktail Texture: Strong

12.02.10 by  

Cocktail Texture: Strong

NYC’s Duane Fernandez Jr. doesn’t want to brag, but he does know a little something about stimulating your palate. It’s all about the mouth feel. Part 2 of a 5-part series.

Read More

Name That Cocktail

11.17.10 by  

Name That Cocktail

Mixologist and showman Simon Ogden shares his secrets for adding drama, cinematic flair and personality to your cocktails, presentation and storytelling. Once you do, the drinks practically name themselves. (For proof, see his Rosemary’s Baby recipe below.)

Read More

Mad Martinis, Tricked-Out Toddies, Sinister Spirits

10.31.10 by  

Mad Martinis, Tricked-Out Toddies, Sinister Spirits

You don’t have to sacrifice your hand-crafted cocktail fetish for a killer Halloween-themed party. The 7 recipes below use boo-tique spirits (sorry, we had to), fresh seasonal ingredients and professional slights of hand.

Read More

Magic Hour, Mystical Cocktails

10.14.10 by  

Magic Hour, Mystical Cocktails

Secret ingredients, tight-lipped monks, a flavor profile that changes with each sip. Todd Richman reveals why Chartreuse is as mysterious as the more fundamental question: Why are monks so good at making booze? (And is God really telling us to drink more Chartreuse?)

Read More

Warning: Alcohol Consumption Improves Judgment

09.24.10 by  

Warning: Alcohol Consumption Improves Judgment

The next time you’re in Washington DC, skip the White House tour and hit up the Gibson for the Jonathan Harris cocktail experience. There’s a whole lot more going on than meets the glass. Think history meets art meets science, set to Jimi Hendrix.

Read More

Devilish Cocktails

09.17.10 by  

Devilish Cocktails

Woo your inner sinner with an evil-inspired drink menu courtesy of Cole Newton. If you’ve never had a hand grenade in a glass, put on some camo and read this.

Read More

Gastropub Your Saturday Night

08.11.10 by  

Gastropub Your Saturday Night

Create a one-of-a-kind dinner party by offering guests seasonally driven food along with perfectly paired cocktails a la Spur Gastropub in Seattle.

Read More