The French confectionery’s newest space offers a delicious array of Parisian-inspired cocktails
If you thought the best part of visiting a Ladurée shop was the macarons, think again. The famed French confectioner recently opened their first U.S. restaurant in SoHo featuring a garden terrace inspired by the architecture of Gustave Eiffel. The cherry tree-lined patio is the perfect spot to ... More
Classic tropical flavors blend together to create this refreshing, fruity beverage
The Half Moon, a RockResort in Rose Hall, Jamaica which has played host to such celebrity clientele as the Kennedys, Audrey Hepburn and Prince Harry, just turned 60. And what better way celebrate than with a retro-chic cocktail? In honor of their anniversary, the Half Moon has decided to bring ... More
This fruity cocktail should be a staple in your summer drink repertoire
In honor of National Daiquiri Day (yes, that’s a thing) this Saturday, we’re whipping out a new, innovative recipe for the classic summer cocktail. But before grabbing your glass, let’s talk about rum.
A tried-and-true Daiquiri starts with white rum—the more pure and distilled the variety, the better your cocktail will ... More
If you can't make it to Brazil in time for the planet's most watched sporting event, we've got the venue, gear and a fantastic cocktail recipe that will make you feel just as spirited—from your home base
Begin the night with a traditional Brazilian drink, or batida , recommends Esteban Ordoñez of NYC hot spot Burning Waters Cantina. This creamy avocado number is mildly sweet from the cachaça (Ordoñez used one by Leblon) and brightens up with a splash of lime.
Batida de Avocado
2 oz Cachaça
3/4 oz fresh squeezed ... More
Get the scoop on the season’s best bottles—and the mouth-watering dishes you’ll want to serve with them
There are plenty of things to love about rosé—it has that gorgeous pink hue, it pairs well with just about anything and, above all, it’s symbolic of the breezy, carefree attitude we temporarily adopt for a few months each summer.
“Summer means sun, terraces, light cooking and salads—we want freshness ... More
How is a $125 bottle of tequila best served? Toro’s chef Ken Oringer gives it to us straight
"I’m a tequila drinker first and foremost, so I love having a high-end sipping tequila with such a unique approach," says Toro chef Ken Oringer. "It’s like drinking a Cognac but with clarity."
He's talking about the extra-aged, Cognac-finished 1800 Milenio, a sleekly bottled spirit new this month from 1800 Tequila ($125 for ... More
If there’s one cocktail you plan to drink during the summer, this should be it
Throughout his seven-year tenure at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, mixologist Luis Franco was constantly fielding guest requests for “something fruity, but not to sweet.” His solution came in the form of the DiLido Lemonade—a cocktail that’s now a permanent fixture on the hotel’s menu and a favorite among patrons.
The ... More
A Michelin-starred restaurant's solution for staving off summer dreams of cabanas and tiki torches…just a little bit longer
It is finally spring—and no joking around this time. The sun is chasing the glum chill out of the late afternoon shadows, and as New Yorkers leave their offices in time to catch the final lingering rays, a single revitalized thought has captured the minds of all: Happy Hour!
Up this ... More
A New York Russian vodka bar goes wild for grapes in their signature drink
When Ariana Grinblat was looking to start a traditional Russian restaurant in Greenwich Village, she knew she needed an exceptional menu of craft vodkas to complement her unique dishes. A match was made in heaven when she met Orson Salicetti, famed cocktail artist and former mixologist at Apotheke, who told ... More
A modern day Las Vegas hot spot pays homage to a Sin City legend. Here's how to make it
“The theme of our cocktail menu at LAVO is a history of Las Vegas through cocktails,” Beverage Director Tim Keller says. It’s a combination of drinks that were popular during certain time periods or a cool story of something historical that happened in Las Vegas. “
Considering the venue’s ... More