Posts Tagged "cocktail"

Jim Meehan is the owner and head mixologist of Please Don’t Tell, New York’s favorite speakeasy-inside-a-telephone-booth-inside-a-hot-dog-shop. Once it gets warm enough (fingers crossed), we’re looking forward to sitting out on the roof with Jim’s spring cocktail of asparagus tips and other harbingers of spring.

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Of the four egg nog variations in the 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, the one that tickled our fancy was appropriately titled the “Breakfast.” Why, don’t mind if we do.

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From the school of polite partying: Spilled Wine 101 

The most polite way to deal with a spilled drink, by Paperless Post

Grandmothers are bastions of fine manners, and ours always had strong opinions on drinks—mixed, shaken, stirred, and especially spilled. A consummate hostess, she taught us that putting one’s guests at ease is the golden rule of giving a gracious party. So when a festive cocktail party climaxes in a brandy stain on her favorite kaftan or bust of Marie Antoinette, she never fumbles for the right course of action.

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