Beefeater Gin

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    In Defense of the Bitchy Hostess: Feral Cat Scratches Back

    Hi there, remember me? I'm Feral Hostess Cat, one of Laura Shunk's 10 worst people in NYC restaurants. I work the door at Chez Bowery, that new pseudo-casual, nose-to-tail-artisanal downtown comfort food joint everyone's just dying to try. Before you write me off as a cold, callous bitch from hell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Under Review: Sietsema is in Spicy Heaven at Sweet Yummy House; Rao Devours "Fresh-Killed" Chicken at Hanjan

    For our own Robert Sietsema, hearing the name Sweet Yummy House "conjured up gingerbread dwellings deep in the woods made by witches." In reality, the Elmhurst restaurant is one of the city's newest Sichuan restaurants, specializing in "delicious peculiarities resulting from fusion with other cuisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Jim Meehan's Top Five Cocktails to Celebrate Thanksgiving (with Recipes!)

    Let's face it: Thanksgiving is not only the tastiest holiday, but also one of the booziest. Maybe you're downing the cocktails because you don't have work on Friday, or because you can't bear the thought of actually having to go to work on Friday (Black Friday workers, we appreciate you), or because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    What to Drink at Franny's: The Greenmarket Gin and Tonic

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Chantal MartineauLike a salad you can drink.​​​The drink: Greenmarket Gin & Tonic The bar: Franny's (295 Flatbush Avenue, Park Slope, 718-230-0221) The price: $12 Ingredients: Beefeater gin, tonic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    We Be Jammin' : NYC Cocktails Made With--Yes--Jam

    Erin PhranerCaffe Falai's Radici del Sole does it with marmalade ​ Bartenders around the city are scooping jams, preserves, and marmalades into their cocktails. The resulting brews are sweet yet faintly tart and perfectly ripe for summer boozing. Here are our 13 faves--but keep your eyes peele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    The Royal Wedding Cocktail

    ​Yes, there's a cocktail to commemorate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Of course there is; there's a royal wedding everything. It's a punch made with gin, that most British of liquors. The recipe, according to People (keep in mind this was created by "mixologist Dan Warner" who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Pegu Club's Audrey Saunders Hints at Another Out-of-City Venture

    Exporting New York cocktail culture?​When news broke that Audrey Saunders was pulling out of the cocktail bar, Tar Pit, she helped launch in Los Angeles, we asked her if she had any plans to open a new place in New York -- perhaps something with a tropical theme, as is all the rage these days? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Certified Open: Bar Henry in the West Village

    ​Bar Henry (90 West Houston Street), the purported "American sister" of the West Village's Cafe Henri, opened last night. This wine-centric American bistro, housed in the space formerly occupied by Zinc Bar, is serving up Pat LaFrieda and Niman Ranch-sourced meats prepared by chefs Christian O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Introducing the 1:1:1--Thomas Waugh of Death & Co.'s Response to the 12-Ingredient Cocktail

    If you're a true cocktail enthusiast, you've sure had the experience of sitting around waiting for a drink for 20 minutes, dying of thirst and sobriety because that extra eighth of an ounce of Maraschino liqueur or Green Chartreuse or Punt e Mes plus two different kinds of gin and three different ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Booze News--Sasha Petraske Does D.C.; Boxed Wine Is Better, Says Study

    Big beer companies and small craft brewers are teaming up to change a range of federal tax laws. Associations representing both groups have joined forces to introduce the Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act (yes, the BEER Act), which would return federal excise taxes on beer to pre-1991 levels, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Happy French Cocktail Hour!

    Photo by JazarellaMozarella @ FlickrThe French have come to celebrate a tradition so ingrained in their culture that they have exported its commemoration to 19 different countries around the world. No, it's not Bastille Day or Napolean's birthday. It's l'heure de l'aperitif. French cocktail hour, un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    New Spring Cocktails at Angel's Share

    I don't know what this says about me, but this weekend I knew it was really, truly spring not so much because the weather was warmer (although that certainly helped) but because I found myself at my favorite bar and they had new spring cocktails.The weekend before last, Angel's Share (8 Stuyvesant S ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    January 24, 2006

    Gouge Away

    Introducing our Overpriced Cocktail Hall of Shame