Posts Tagged "chinato"


Where You Should Be Drinking in Las Vegas: Heritage Steak If you’re in Vegas, and looking for a place to celebrate–which sometimes happens–we highly recommend Heritage Steak, created by Top Chef head judge, Tom Colicchio. Every celebrity chef needs a Vegas restaurant and Vegas needs a restaurant from every celebrity chef; but this one stood out to us for its combination of atmosphere, good steaks, and good drinks....

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Daiquiri Week: Chinato Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe In celebration of the beginning of high summer, we’re stocking up on rum and limes and making Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri during it’s sloppy mid-modern period when it was served out of slush machines, with artificial colors and flavors to match. That’s not what the Daiquiri really is. It’s a perfect, simple, and elegant...

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Not Quite Negroni Week: King’s Summer Cup Cocktail Recipe It seems we’re destined to be a little behind. The first week of June, 6000 bars and restaurants were mixing up one of our favorite cocktails for Negroni Week. We were oblivious until, midweek, we started to see some of our favorite bartenders posting their Negroni Week photos on twitter. Well, better late than never, right? Two weeks after Negroni Week proper,...

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Tasting Mancino Chinato We’ve been on something of a (greater than usual) fortified wine kick for the last week or so, prompted by the arrival of several samples from fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone. Beyond being simply delicious, they’ve taught us a lot about fortified wines, and prompted us to go back and revise some of our earliest conclusions about vermouths and their close cousins. As we finish our week on...

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Negroni Week 2: Osteria Morini + Bitter Passion Cocktail Recipe Last week, while we were posting our own Negroni recipes, we were out on the town tasting what other people were offering for Negroni Week. Our first stop was Osteria Morini. We’ve been to Morini before, and in fact they introduced us to the Negroni Spagliato, which has been a brunch favorite of ours since. So, we knew that they know their way around a Negroni. Plus...

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