Reposted from 2006 by Lizzy Caston Some things are worth repeating! Here’s a bit of Dude trivia: he’s not only a good cook – his Sunday dinners for friends are well-known, but he’s also an awesome bartender. As a matter of fact, his first foray into the food industry was as a bartender at The Magic Pan Restaurant in Beverly Hills. Things were different in those days: to get … [Read more...] about Vodka Cucumber/Mint Lemonade for a Hot Day
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I think a lot of folks will find the "cocktail demystified" on Saturday the 28th appealing. Distillery Row is holding an event showcasing local products from Eastside Distilling, Vinn Distillery, New Deal Distillery, Stone Barn Brandyworks, House Spirits, and Rolling River. The distilleries will take turns presenting cocktail seminars throughout the day, including cocktail … [Read more...] about Distillery Row “Cocktails Demystified”
This week SeriousEats.com plunged into Cocktail Science with "5 Myths About Ice, Debunked" by new writer Kevin Liu of Science Fare. For those who have spent time staring at a cocktail wondering whether those large ice cubes make a difference, this article is for you. It talks about what makes ice cloudy and how to make it clear, whether it is ok to add ice to Scotch, if … [Read more...] about Do Large Ice Cubes in Cocktails Melt More Slowly? Is Ice Bad for Scotch?
Hale Pele, the Tiki Bar going into the old Thatch space at 2733 NE Broadway has announced an opening date of August 29th 2012. Located on NE Broadway, in the former space of Thatch Tiki Bar, Hale Pele will offer a list of classic exotic cocktails made with the finest ingredients and craft methods, as well as a list of “New Wave Tropicals”, featuring modern spirits & … [Read more...] about Opening Date for Hale Pele Bar Announced
Food & Wine Magazine likes to post lists. Not only do they get people excited (and subscribing) in each city that wins, but they also generate tons of clicks as we click slog our way through never-ending slide-shows to find out who is on the list. This time the focus is "One of the 50 Best Bars in America". Portland scores two: Clyde Common: Jeffrey Morgenthaler oversees … [Read more...] about Clyde Common and Teardrop Lounge Named Two of “50 Best Bars in America”