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The Bronx and Staten Island, too…

In previous posts, I have waxed upon such cocktails as the Sazerac, the Old Fashioned–these two are similar enough to be almost interchangeable, and both argue the place of the “original” cocktail, the Sazerac being a more localized choice until recent … Continue reading

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Flaubert spent 10 years on Madame Bovary

My friend Thistle reminded me of a recent dinner I had via a post comment he left for me. Thistle and I enjoyed an adventurous late summer evening in The Vegas, but that’s for another post. Like Flaubert before me, … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter

At least in the world of ice cubes and cocktails. Beyond that, to each his own. I’m a recent convert to jumbo ice cubes. The larger mass of ice keeps the drink colder and melts more slowly than smaller or … Continue reading

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In My Own Fashion

I recently posted about the Sazerac, arguably the America’s (and the world’s) first cocktail. In this post, I will discuss the competitor for the title: The Old Fashioned. If you look at the recipes, The Old Fashioned and The Sazerac … Continue reading

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