Start your weekend with this refreshing citrus-inspired libation
The dog days of summer are here, and there's no better way to cool down from the heat than with a light, refreshing libation. Always on the lookout for the perfect seasonal drink, we caught up with Jackie ... More
There’s an effortless elegance associated with all things French. Even the simplest item, like the lemonade or “pressé” served in French cafés, is made to order using fresh-pressed lemons, water and sugar. According to master mixologist Nick Mautone, cocktails inspired by the classic French beverage make the perfect summer drink.
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An updated favorite from cocktail luminary Charlotte Voisey, who lends her mixology expertise to new documentary Hey Bartender
Skim over the menu at any restaurant, bar or lounge and it's clear that lately, the craft cocktail's having a moment. It would make sense that the community of behind-the-bar luminaries is growing too, and Douglas Tirola's new documentary Hey Bartender is giving us a taste of the ... More
Find out how to make this vodka-infused cocktail, just in time for the long holiday weekend
There's no better way to kick off a long holiday weekend that with a refreshing cocktail. And who better to suggest such a concoction than expert Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, who holds the world’s top wine title: Master of Wine. As the fourth woman among only 30 people in the U.S. ... More
Learn how to make The Tremondo—our Drink DuJour—from a top chef here.
As the weather warms up, the best cocktails get lighter and more refreshing. One way to mix a drink to beat the heat is to add the invigorating taste of citrus fruit. Another is to give your cocktail a jolt of something bitter. At the Lambs ... More
Find out how to make this strawberry margarita-inspired summer cocktail, just in time for the weekend.
"The Fragolita—fragole means strawberry in Italian—is our take on a strawberry margarita," says Keith Nelson, beverage director at LAVO, the perennially popular restaurant and nightclub in midtown Manhattan. "We use Don Julio Reposado Tequila, fresh strawberries, guava nectar and fresh lime juice."
Indeed, the drink is one of ... More
In our Drink DuJour, a bartender at one Manhattan hot spot shares the secrets of their signature cocktail
This springtime drink at the DL, a restaurant and lounge (and summertime roof deck!) on Manhattan's Lower East Side, might be called a Martini, but it was inspired by a different cocktail.
"I wanted an enhanced version of a Mojito," Courtney Tietze, Dinner on Ludlow and The ... More
Learn how to make this refreshing gin cocktail, inspired by by Asian ingredients
For weeks we've been hunting down the perfect spring-to-summer transition cocktail, and we're thrilled to report: We have officially found it. Meet the "Shiso Gimlet," a light, gin-based drink that's equal parts tart, sweet and, most of all, extraordinarily refreshing. The cocktail masterminds at New York's More
Our Drink DuJour, the Blood & Sand, is a brooding blended whiskey libation. Learn how to make it here.
"When it comes to spirits, whiskey is my spirit of choice," professed Ludo Ducrocq, Grant's tour guide-turned-global ambassador (pictured at left). He was just finishing up a tasting at the Dead Rabbit in New York City for ... More
For our cocktail DuJour, try this fennel-flavored libation from mixologist Katherine Wojcik
Sometimes it seems as though when spring hits, a cocktail glass turns almost immediately into a salad bowl. Greenmarket ingredients like cucumbers, green beans and ramps have all found their way into drinks lately, and more often than not they offer a refreshing, seasonal change of ... More