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 days, it has become an even more mainstream topic. Sure, we’ve always thrown a few cubes in a drink to make it colder, but now […]
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….
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 knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou for a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. As summer is making way for autumn, we’re looking […]
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 some interesting regular features like: Eco-bar, which gives shout outs to bars and brands doing better for the environment. Drink-Tech, which explores how technology is […]
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 prove that the future of Paris’s cocktails is in its past. No longer adhering to the cookie-cutter speakeasy style or doing the French take on […]