Ajiri Aki, founder of lifestyle brand Madame de la Maison, (and curator of my favorite collections of vintage french glassware) offers suggestions for living like the French by finding joy in the everyday from her new book JOIE: A Parisian’s Guide to Celebrating the Good Life
Tag: french style
Tips and Tricks for Better Home Bar Ice
Cocktail enthusiasts have long appreciated ice as an essential part of a proper drink. I was writing about ice (or the lack thereof) in France a decade ago. But these […]
Comfort Cocktail Hour: Calvados Highball + Pigs in Blankets
Winter and Covid restrictions means we’re staying home more. How about some of my favorite comfort cocktail hour pairings. Starting with my favorite for fall weather….
What Cheese Pairs Best with a Rum Old Fashioned Cocktail?
Quick take: pair a Rum Old Fashioned cocktail with a Trou de Cru cheese In our cheese + cocktail pairing project, I combine my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese […]
Letter from the Editor October 2018: What to do with a passion project?
Hello Cocktails Lovers, I’ve been writing this blog for over ten years now. It’s certainly grown both in terms of numbers and content. Over recent years, I’ve started adding […]
Cravan Proves the Future of Paris Cocktails is in the Past
Quick Take: Under new management a historical art nouveau cafe becomes Cravan, a hot little hidden gem in the 16th. The last few years on the local drinks scene […]