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Cocktails for the Boozy Bookworm: 4 Recipes From New York’s Literary Bar Scene

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  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pull up a barstool next to Ernest Hemingway, or down gin with the likes of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald? Well, that’s exactly what author Delia Cabe explores in her new book, Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink. Traveling around New York City to the spots that played host to the some most renowned writers of 20th century, Cabe […]

History of Harry’s New York Bar: 3 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know

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For this week’s article, we partnered with Katie Stryjewski of Garnish. Check out her blog for fascinating cocktail history, as well as new recipes featuring your favorite spirits. When researching the stories behind classic cocktails, certain people and places seem to come up again and again, looming large in the history of mixology. One such place is Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. In 1911, a famous American jockey named Tod Sloane had a wild idea […]

3 of the Hottest Cocktails in Atlanta… and How You Can Make Them at Home

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Welcome to the ongoing installment of our travel series, where Cocktail Builder hops around the country to find the hottest cocktails from newly opened bars. (After all, who better to provide a little libation inspiration than some of the most sought-after bartenders in the nation?) Not only are we bringing you info on where to go and what to order, but we’re even giving you recipes to create these cocktails from the comfort of your […]

3 Whiskey Cocktails You Need to Know From Our Favorite Irish Pub in NYC

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It’s hard not to love a good Irish pub. First established more than a thousand years ago, these bars have a unique culture that’s characterized by boisterous patrons, hearty food, and really strong drinks. The atmosphere has such widespread appeal, it’s led to Irish-inspired pubs popping up all across the world. That’s right, you don’t need to purchase a plane ticket to Europe in order to get the taste of Ireland. In fact, one of […]

3 of the Hottest Cocktails in Portland… and How You Can Make Them at Home

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Welcome to the ongoing installment of our travel series, where Cocktail Builder hops around the country to find the hottest cocktails from newly opened bars. (After all, who better to provide a little libation inspiration than some of the most sought-after bartenders in the nation?) Not only are we bringing you info on where to go and what to order, but we’re even giving you recipes to create these cocktails from the comfort of your […]

2 Cocktails You Need to Know From the Lazy Point Bar in NYC

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The weather’s really starting to heat up in NYC. With temps reaching into the upper 80s and low 90s — and expected to only get hotter as we head into summer — folks are clamoring to get out of the concrete jungle and onto the beach. Unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky to have a second home in Montauk or a timeshare in Nantucket. But for those who are stuck in the city during the […]

Spring Blush Recipe from Our Favorite San Francisco Bar

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Today we have a guest cocktail from Michael Cecconi of Two Sisters in San Francisco. Two Sisters is a cozy neighborhood bar that offers craft cocktails created with the love and care a chef gives to his dishes. The bar has a literary theme, and prides itself in offering a book club along with their boozy concoctions. Cecconi has been bartending at Two Sisters since he moved from New York City. He was chosen by […]

3 Cocktails You Need to Know From the John Dory Oyster Bar in NYC

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If you ask us, few things go better together than bright cocktails and fresh oysters. While the ideal atmosphere for consuming these things is a sun-filled patio overlooking the water, the combination is also the perfect antidote for dreary winter weather. That’s why, on a recent visit to NYC, we couldn’t resist popping into the John Dory Oyster Bar during a particularly chilly afternoon. The restaurant, run by April Bloomfield of The Breslin and The […]

3 of the Hottest Cocktails in New Orleans… And How You Can Make Them at Home

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Welcome to the fourth installment of our travel series, where Cocktail Builder hops around the country to find the hottest cocktails from recently opened restaurants and bars. (After all, who better to provide a little libation inspiration than some of the most sought-after bartenders in the nation?) Not only are we bringing you details on where to go and what to order, but we’re even giving you the recipes to create these cocktails from the […]

3 of the Hottest Cocktails in Chicago… And How You Can Make Them at Home

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Welcome to the second installment of our travel series, where Cocktail Builder hops around the country to find the hottest cocktails from newly opened bars. (After all, who better to provide a little libation inspiration than some of the most sought-after bartenders in the nation?) Not only are we bringing you information on where to go and what to order, but we’ll even give you the recipes to create these cocktails from the comfort of […]