Little Red Door’s new cocktail menu explores the taste and sensations of flavor & they’re opening a temporary terrace
This month I was joined by DAvid Lebovitz as cohost and we chatted with Paris-trained chef Ruba Khoury, chef/owner of Dirty Lemon. She has worked in some big name Michelin starred spots like Frenchie, Septime, and Yam’Tcha. But I am loving her latest project, which is a restaurant and bar with a modern Mediterranean menu plus cocktails. She came into the studio to talk about women’s bars in Paris, her new venture, and what her cultural and geographic background bring to the mix for Dirty Lemon.
Remember Lavomatic, the Paris cocktail bar with an entrance hidden in a washing machine? If you like that, you’ll love their little sister bar, L’Epicier, with its entrance hidden in the shelves of a convenience store.
Quicktake: Enter this hidden Paris cocktail bar through a public laundromat washing machine. Long before the modern-day speakeasy overtook the cocktail scene, smart business were combining washing machines with bars and cafes. Paris bar, Lavomatic, does both by hiding the entrance to its little cocktail lounge within a coin operated laundry. Locate the right machine, […]
Quick Take: The Cambridge Public House combines cocktail knowledge with freshly made upscale British pub grub for a cool, new kind of communal gathering space in Paris. Gasp!? What’s that you say? “A new cocktail bar review on the blog? Finally!?” It’s true, I’ve been preoccupied by pairing cheese and cocktails with Chez Loulou and […]
Mezcals are unique spirits with very different peculiarities. Learn to explore them….
Sip your agave spirits straight with some toasted pumpkins seeds on the side! We’re learning lots of interesting tidbits with our mezcal interview series….
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: 1802 is a chic hotel bar that serves only rum and rum cocktails (plus one cachaca option) As rum continues to figure as an increasingly important player in the spirits world, we’re seeing more focus on it in menus, bars and shops. Mabel is Paris’ best known rum bar and has an impressive […]
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 […]