Category Archives: Food and drink

Seminar: Achieving Great Cocktails in High Volume

It was a dark and stormy Monday night in New Orleans, with the winds blowing and the rains pouring down. And you know what that means? It was the perfect evening to gather at the Museum and enjoy fine beverages … Continue reading

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On the road to Pisco

On the road to Pisco: Founding director of BarSol Pisco, Diego Loret de Mola brought Dale, Leo, and Jill DeGrof and Aisha Sharpe on an unforgettable trip to Peru last month that took them from the highest point in Cuzco, … Continue reading

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Gin on fire

You may have already heard about the potentially devastating fire in Plymouth, England, that torched the old Blackfriars Distillery, home of Plymouth Gin and the soon-to-return to the U.S. Plymouth Sloe Gin. Here’s what U.S. brand ambassador Simon Ford shared … Continue reading

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New York Dixie

Looking for a cheap, ahem, budget hotel in the Big Apple? Try the Carter Hotel, located at 25 West 43d Street, in the heart of the Times Square/theater district, where you can get a room for about 100 clams a … Continue reading

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Menus from the Museum, part 2

By Phil Greene I am in possession of old newsreel footage from the event I mentioned in my last blog, the day Huey Long taught New York how to make a Ramos Gin Fizz. The “deer-in-the-headlights” expression of the resident … Continue reading

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Menus from the Museum

By Phil Greene This is the first of what I hope will be many blogs showcasing vintage cocktail menus, fabled old venues, classic old drinks and the great old drinkers. Today I’ll look at a couple of vintage menus from … Continue reading

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World Cocktail Day: Benefit Dinner at Devin Tavern NYC

World Cocktail Dinner will become annual event!Premier Mixologists Present World Cocktail DinnerTo Benefit Cocktail Museum in New Orleans On Monday, May 14th, 2007, in honor of the 201st Anniversary of the cocktail, the Museum of the American Cocktail hosted a … Continue reading

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