Unorthodox Nog; Great Hot Toddies


Julie Reiner of Lani Kai; Johnny Swet of Jimmy, the new rooftop bar atop the James Hotel; and Katie Stipe of Vandaag are among the city’s bartenders creating lighter alternatives to traditionally heavy eggnog.
[NY Times]

The latest trend among the Madonnas and Tom Fords of the world is to have exact replicas of popular bars, like the Connaught in London, replicated in their homes.
[Wall Street Journal]

The key to a great hot toddy is to rinse the mug with hot water to warm it before adding any ingredient. Also, try using a higher-proof spirit.
[Washington Post]

Parents are up in arms over a new school book that refers to Jesus Christ as a “wine-guzzling vagrant.”