Monthly Archives: October 2008

Museum news

Museum founder Dale DeGroff, author of "The Craft of the Cocktail," will be in Chicago the first week of December to promote his new book: The Essential Cocktail" (coming out on Oct 28th, Random House). The Essential Cocktail features drinks … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

Gothamist: Milk & Honey, NYC cocktail mecca, goes from secret to private. Milk and Honey, the dimly lit railroad bar on Eldridge Street with the fastidiously-prepared cocktails, "reservation only" policy, and unlisted number, blazed the trail for the city’s current … Continue reading

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The Brewin’ Storm at RumFest

On Tuesday, October 7, The Polished Palate was host to RumFest 2008 NYC, held at la.venue, on West 28th Street in Mid-Town Manhattan. Phil Greene of the Museum of the American Cocktail presented a short seminar on classic rum drinks, … Continue reading

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Hard Hit in Huston

While this years storm season thankfully spared New Orleans from the serious damage that was once feared, it did cause damage elsewhere along the Gulf Coast, some of which hit some of us close to home. One unfortunate casualty of … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

San Francisco Chronicle: Bringing the artisanal cocktail home. Scott Beattie may no longer be bartending at Cyrus, the Healdsburg restaurant where he helped inspire the term "bar chef" with his devotion to high-quality ingredients and careful attention to technique and … Continue reading

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