The holiday season is the best time to treat yourself – or your guests – to the prettiest ice in Paris. And, you can now get it delivered to your door…
Going stir crazy with confinement? Maybe you should go grab some bottled cocktails to go!
Hello Cocktail Lovers! You might be surprised to find out just how crucial ice is to cocktails and about its many different interesting aspects. I’ve invited a couple of friends onto the show to talk about just that, Brittini Rae and Joseph Biolatto of The Nice Company. Brittini and Joseph were well established on the […]
This year’s Paris Cocktail Week runs from 24 January to 1 February with 52 different bars offering drinks specials, masterclasses and special events. For the 6th annual cocktail week, the PCW team is celebrating the on-trend cocktail concept: Mindful Drinking. As a concept, ‘mindful drinking’ is pretty much what it sounds like: putting more thought […]
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….
With Agave Festival happening this April, it’s a great time to get around to a book review I’ve been meaning to do for awhile. Mezcal l’esprit du Mexique by Domingo Garcia, David Migueres, and Alexandre Vingtier and with a forward by local bar and restaurant owner Carina Soto Velasquez is a great reference on this […]
Different criteria contribute to a standout cocktail. Maybe it’s made with innovative and interesting techniques or uses new spirits or ingredients. It might be a surprising new flavor combination or a classic executed to perfection. And without overthinking or over-analyzing, as I reflect back over the last twelve months, these are the five cocktails I […]
As we roll into December, things are starting to get downright festive in Paris. Holiday lights are twinkling and windows are getting their winter decorations. To get a sneak peek at the holiday spirit coming soon to the city’s best cocktail bars, I reached out to our favorite venues to see who’s planning what for […]
Quick Take: Little Red Door has recently launched their latest conceptual menu built around universal values and it’s a winner. Creating a conceptual drinking experience can be a challenge. With more and more talk about conceptual cocktails and conceptual bar experiences comes concern that establishments will favor the the gimmick over the genuine, move into […]