Quick take: pair an Aperol Spritz cocktail with an ash covered Chevriou 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 we roll in and out of heatwaves this summer, […]
This month we invite Preston Mohr of Paris By The Glass and Château de Pommard into the studio to talk about French wine. Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Preston first came to Paris to complete his studies in art history. As of now he has now lived in France for over 15 years and holds a […]
Perched at over 11,700 feet altitude above the Moray Inca ruins in the much more remote Sacred Valley, MIL is a major destination restaurant for dedicated foodies and drinkies.
This month we invite wine educator Tanisha Townsend of Girls Meets Glass into the studio to hear about what it’s like to be black, female and American in the booze industry here in France. “Tanisha’s zeal for education is evident in her professional, enthusiastic teaching style that ensures each student leaves her class with valuable […]
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: Kube’s most significant points of interest are the lovely terrace, lush decor and the ice bar. Lots of the city’s cocktail bars have good points and bad points. But, I’ve never felt it as much as I did with my visit to Kube a few months back. Here’s a little chronology of my […]
Hello Cocktail Lovers. This month is the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau! And to celebrate the occasion, I invited Aaron Ayscough of Not Drinking Poison in Paris to discuss the region.
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. Cocktail Reading How to Drink Mindfully (Real Simple) Keeping a focus on balance and health when drinking is still on trend and in this article Julie Klam takes things […]
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. Cocktail Reading Plastic Straws Aren’t the Problem (Bloomberg) “Skipping straws may be hip. But there are much better ways to fight pollution…” Why is the Wine World So Un-Woke […]
Quick Take: Yacht Club is a Mediterranean neobistro that is good for groups serving summer-worthy spritzers and small plates in SoPi. The team behind Les Niçois set their sites on SoPi with their latest project, the Yacht Club, a seafood focused mediterranean inspired neo-bistro for food and drinks. Cocktails range from about 8 to 18 […]