France is stepping up its game when it comes to RTD’s, which are great for summer picnics and casual entertaining – like these chic little numbers from ÉLY delivered straight to your door anywhere in Europe.
While you might think of apples when you think of Normandy, pears are important fruits there too. And Christian Drouin has a very limited edition gin made from pears.
What makes French cocktail bars working with 100% domestic ingredients so special? This month on Paris Cocktail Talk, I get a little insight on that from my guest Giovanni Allaria, Head Bartender/Manager at Le Syndicat
This month we get philosophical about wine as we talk to celebrated cookbook author, Susan Herrmann Loomis, about her feelings and experience with wine after nearly thirty years of living in France.
Well, in one of the weirdest damn years I’ve ever lived, one thing remains constant in this “new normal” and that’s the announcement of the World’s 50 Best Bars. Since you are very likely staying safe at home rather than enjoying drinks in one of these notable establishments, I’ll take the occasion to share some […]
Cool weather months are perfect for some Calvados cocktails! This month we talk with Maxime Potfer about how to enjoy this French spirit alone and in cocktails.
The perfect cocktail to use up that lingering bottle of Amaretto and the perfect snack pairing for it.
Quick take: Pair a Bee’s Knees cocktail with a Rocamadour cheese In our cheese + cocktail pairing project, I combine my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou for a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. Spring is nearly here, so this month we are pairing a classic […]
Quick Take: Sister Midnight, opened by Red House duo, brings a little gritty glam to the Pigalle cocktail scene. Joseph Boley and Jen Riley of Red House have channeled their cool creativity into a new project which recalls the glam rock’n’roll attitude of a bygone era – and it’s an era worth revisiting. While Red […]
Quick Take: A pre-planned home bar menu makes entertaining easier for you and more enjoyable for your guests At its best, home entertaining is about spoiling your favorite people in your personal space for a fleeting moment. It’s about creating an environment that makes guests feel comfortable and coddled. When you come to my place, […]