In the 30 years since he first entered the kitchen, Franklin Becker has amassed shiny trophies of a successful culinary career: He landed "two very nice stars" from the New York Times while he was the executive chef at Local, earned a Best New Restaurant in America nod from Esquire for Capitale, and ... More >>
As the interest around craft cocktails continues to grow, three friends have joined forces to improve on one of the most essential drink ingredients: bitters. Together the partners in Hella Bitter -- Jomaree Pinkard, a consultant; Tobin Ludwig, an actor and mixologist; and Eduardo Simeon, senior man ... More >>
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Today we provide for you a cocktail recipe from Angus Winchester, a well-known martini expert who actually has a cocktail, the Winchester, named after him. "The Winchester is basically a gin zombie," says Winchester, who is Tanquery Gin's brand ambassador. "I'm flattered to see myself being named a ... More >>
Last week, the new Gorillaz track "DoYaThing" dropped. It's longa full 13-minutes and some seconds of music, a lot of which involves Andre 3000 getting frenzied and inspired with that rapping thing he does so well. With "DoYaThing" and persistent talk about Outkast reunion rumors bedazzling u ... More >>
The drink: La Grita de Dolores The bar: Viktor & Spoils (105 Rivington Street, Lower East Side, 212-475-3485) The price: $14 The ingredients: Crema de Mezcal, Tanqueray 10, and Bittermans Chocolate Mole bitters, stirred and garnished with a grapefruit peel.
They Might Be Giants w/Jonathan Coulton, Eugene Mirman & Pretty Good Friends Williamsburg Waterfront Friday, July 29 Better than: Funny you should ask. Around the 30-minute mark of the the heavens' continued urination on the gathered masses at the Williamsburg Waterfront on Friday, comedian Todd ... More >>
The first clue that Prospect Heights bar Way Station isn't your average drinking den is the giant blue TARDIS (the time-and-space traveling machine from the BBC's Doctor Who television series) sitting there as soon as you open the front door. Also present: custom steampunk devices, Victorian ... More >>
In which we prowl the city sampling today's take on the most classic cocktail
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