Monthly Archives: March 2007

Easy Murray Stenson

[Mark Marowitz is a special correspondent for the Museum of the American Cocktail, and recently chatted with Murray Stenson, of the Zig Zag Cafe in Seattle WA] We, here at the MOTAC blog always strive for complete accuracy in what … Continue reading

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Pernod Ricard USA Winds 34 Medals at 2007 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. Originally founded in 2000 by Anthony Dias Blue and Carol Seibert, this prestigious event focuses on blind … Continue reading

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The Hemingway Gin and Tonic

…or “Some Kind of Hindu drink with Quinine In It” [Phil Greene is our founder in temporary residence in New Zealand, and provides us with his own tasty contemplations regarding the Gin & Tonic] Mindful of the closing words of … Continue reading

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Tales of the Cocktail Celebrates its 5th Anniversary July 18-22, 2007

The five-day event toasts the spirit and spirits of New Orleans by exploring the history of dining and drinking with seminars, tastings, professional classes, and more exciting events in the city that boasts the birthplace of the cocktail. Tales of … Continue reading

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Iron (Bar) Chef America: Battle Mango

As we previously reported, the popular Food Network TV show “Iron Chef America” held their first challenge where mixologists were included on the teams in order to create drinks to pair with each course. Bridget Albert was the mixologist who … Continue reading

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Puttin’ On The Ritz with Norman Bukofzer

[Mark Marowitz is a special correspondent for the Museum of the American Cocktail, and recently sat down with Norman Bukofzer, famed bartender of the Star Lounge at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New York City near Central Park.] New York, New … Continue reading

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Southern Food & Beverage Museum: April 23 Dinner Event

Our friends at the "Southern Food & Beverage Museum" are holding a fundraiser dinner on April 23rd at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans. Here are the details: The New Orleans Table April 23, 7 p.m.Commander’s Palace The drinking of Madeira … Continue reading

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