Caroline on CrackMartini made with Earl Grey-infused gin
Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 32 into law yesterday, granting California bartenders the right to infuse spirits and wine products with foods, herbs, and spices, and to serve the infusions to customers in-house. The State Assembly deliv ... More >>
Infuse the booze.The rise of the gourmet bartender has drink-makers in California pushing the limits of the law. Not that they're trying to infuse your drinks with marijuana (which would be kind of cool). Rather, they want to push other herbs on your cocktails, but the law says no.
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After a year-long hiatus, Radio Room returns to The Edison tonight with special San Francisco guests The Bon Vivants (i.e. Scott Baird and Josh Harris) alongside local bartender Alex Straus of Hemingway's. Thirsty In LA has a full list of the half-dozen specialty cocktails ($15 each), which includ ... More >>
It's Sunday morning, I am at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, and I am scraping up the pieces of the week like a crumber on a tablecloth. (Tales, as I will heretofore call it, is the grand annual gathering of the nation's cocktailians, and as such is not for the weak.) Debris from last n ... More >>
Largely unknown outside of Mexico, sangrita is a tart, red, spicy drink not to be confused with sangria. Customarily served with a shot of tequila, the classic Mexican cocktail whose name means "little blood," finally gets its due. Tonight at The Edison, a trio of high-flying bartenders know ... More >>
Monday, December 13th, may be Test Kitchen's final dinner service, but Bill Chait and Brian Saltsburg's restaurant experiment is going out with a big-time culinary (and charitable) bang. For $150/person, Test Kitchen and non-profits Share Our Strength and Gettlove, are bringin ... More >>