Since we don’t have our own romantic hot spot the way Ilsa Lund and Rick Blaine had Rick’s Café Américain in Casablanca, we suppose the next best thing would be Astor Wines. All right, all right, let us explain why. Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: Whiskey, hosted by Nora Maynard, serves up clips from great classic and contemporary movies and the whiskey drinks that appear in them, from Robert Micthum as a moonshiner in Thunder Road to Bill Murray shooting a Japanese commercial for Suntory Whisky in Lost in Translation. Now, this is the sort of drinking game we can get behind.
Fri., Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 11, 2010