Cocktail Profile: Smoky Old Fashioned at The Daily

At… The Daily Drink… the Smoky Old Fashioned Which is made with… Rye, Chocolate Bitters, Mezcal Served in… an old fashioned (of course) with an orange peel garnish Perfect for when… you’ve had a long day at work and want to grab a seriou…

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Advice for Future Food Writers – an article from Amanda Hesser, Food52

via food52.com There’s something to be said about the above article written by Amanda Hesser. Several years ago I attended a social media panel that addressed the advantages of blogging and social media that have become a tool for the world to exp…

Social Media is Stirring A Cocktail Revolution

via thenextweb.com Last night I had the pleasure of reading this article before embarking on a cocktail extravaganza with some college girl friends. As a result, I made it a point to be a little more socially engaged throughout the evening, not on…

Happy 1st Birthday, The Proper Drink!

Last week, this little blog celebrated its 1st Birthday and I can’t thank everyone enough for being a part of this project since day one and beyond. Thank you for allowing me to drag you all over the place in search of whatever drink I seem to be …

Portlandia: Mixologist

via hulu.com Much the same way that a good drink stays on my mind, I just can’t get over this clip from Portlandia. The final ingredient: a little bit of love.

Your Newest Social Network: onthebar

Going out to the bar just got a little more social. On the Bar – a new app designed for iPhone and Android – allows users to connect with their favorite bartenders via their smartphone. Think: Facebook meets LinkedIn meets Foursquare on purpose in…

How to Order a Proper Drink… [nymag.com]

A post from Grub Street came out in January and, for obvious reasons, caught my eye. With the resurgence of traditional cocktail glamour and the innovations that come along with today’s creative drink artists, the pressures of ordering can be more…

A GQ Guide to New Wave of Cocktails

The other morning on my commute to work, a well-dressed man was reading a magazine next to me when the above picture caught my eye. I squinted to see what magazine it was and realized it was GQ. I quickly went to work to find what on earth was tha…

The Sweeter Toddy

Here’s an alternative version of the hot toddy that is much sweeter (and soothing on a sore throat) that is made with apple juice instead of black tea. What you’ll need: Apple juice Honey Whisky Brown sugar Star anise pods In a small saucepan, sim…

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR A HOT TODDY

One of the most delicious hot toddies I’ve ever had was at Little Branch in the West Village, NYC. The bar itself is a dark and quiet haunt in the basement of a corner building that lends itself to smooth, live music, a low-lit atmosphere and a ri…

Happy Thanksgiving! Time for drinks!

Thanksgiving is the ideal holiday for drink making. What I love most is that the date itself is a bridge of the fall and winter season which allows us to play with a plethora of flavors and ingredients. We welcome the warmth and comfort of the Chr…

WHISKY AND THE WOMEN WHO DRINK IT

I was really looking forward to going out for a drink at Schiller’s one night because I knew I could really use a New York Sour after the long day I just had. The New York Sour, one of Schiller’s house cocktails, is a traditional whisky sour made …