The Upper East Sider

After watching several Jamie Boudreaux videos on “molecular mixology,” I found myself a bit torn.  The techniques are fantastic, but I am a purist.  The classics are my bread and butter.  I often reject cocktails that push the envelope too far afield from the simple majesty of the unadulterated classics….

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Big Apple

As an apple brandy addict I am always  looking for a way to use apple brandy or calvados.  I also like whiskey and just about anything you might set in front of me but I like to emphasize drinking well and few classic cocktails emphasize drinking well like a Manhattan.  A well made Manhattan…

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Too Many Nights Out in San Diego

Our faithful city offers many things.  Sun, sand and all that, but San Diego’s late night offerings have many shortcomings compared to other great cities.  For late night culture (food, cocktails, clubs), we seem to just come up short, a subject recently tackled at a fine kettle of ish.  When it comes to…

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