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
Thanks to its terroir and the savoir faire of its people, France is the source of many quality cocktail ingredients like this verjus
Wondering what gift to buy your cocktail loving friend? Here’s a list for Made in France gifts for all budget from 15 to 2800 Euros!
One of the most common questions I get is “Where to find a great mojito in Paris?” Read on if you’re curious…
Mardi Gras is upon us soon…and just in time to celebrate, we tell you which cheese pairs best with the official cocktail of New Orleans, the Sazerac!
Quicktake: This year’s Paris cocktail bars Little Red Door, Candelaria and Le Syndicat made the World’s 50 Best Bars list. Ten Paris bars have made the list over the past decade. For the second year in a row, Little Red Door, Candelaria and Le Syndicat have scored spots on the World’s 50 Best Bars list. […]
Quick Take: MAVEM is giving a facelift to the traditional Portuguese brandy aguardente vinica and introducing it to France. While we’re all familiar with Port wine, one of its primary ingredients, aguardente vinica, is something relatively unknown outside of Portugal and worth exploring as a stand alone spirit. It’s distilled from wine – much like […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Reading Roundup Grant Achatz, Science-Minded Chef Turns to Cloning (New York Times) For those of us curious to check out the latest from the creator of Alinea (and its […]
Just when you thought you didn’t need another booze brand, the newly launched La Distillerie Generale proves otherwise with their exclusive spirits line designed to make the exceptional a little more accessible. The range includes one or more references of various liqueurs and liquors including gentian, absinthe, vodka, gin, Armagnac, Cognac, rum, mezcal, whisky and […]