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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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Grilled Berries and Booze

01.02.11 by  

Grilled Berries and Booze

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I like to spend hours at my desk stalking food and cocktail sites, er, working. Now that the weather is unholy hot, I’ve become obsessed with grilling, broiling and baking fruit, and then soaking it with booze. Naturally, there are a zillion recipes out there, and I’ve given several a try.
My favorite recipe

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DIY Pimm’s Cart

03.26.10 by  

DIY Pimm’s Cart

Bloody Mary carts…been there, done that. Let guests showcase their mixology mojo with a traveling cart of innovative mixers, cool garnishes and avant garde recipes. All you need now is a case of Pimm’s and a Sunday afternoon (don’t forget the friends).

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