Posts Tagged "cocchi di torino"


WhereYou Should Be Drinking: All Purpose DC doesn’t really do pizza. This was an adjustment for us. One of us was raised in Chicago, which is, of course, famous for its pizza. That same one spent a few years in New Haven, which claims to be the birthplace of American pizza. Then both of us spent almost all of our adult lives in Boston, where the pizza isn’t necessarily distinctive or special, but it’s decent and...

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Where to Drink in Athens: Clumsies A friend of a friend gave us a handful of suggestions of good cocktail places in Athens. As we did a bit of research into them, we were intrigued to see that one of them described itself as an all-day cocktail bar. This seemed like the kind of concept we could get behind. Also, it was pretty convenient, since we had only 24 hours in Athens and wanted to get as good an idea of the cocktail scene as...

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The Christmas List: Storico Cocchi Vermouth di Torino As we write this post, people are wrestling one another in WalMart for the last item in stock of an unbelievable deal on the new XBox. That can only mean one thing: Christmas shopping season has officially begun. In light of that, we’ll be using this week’s posts to feature our holiday gift suggestions for the cocktail lover in your life. A couple of days ago we spoke...

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The Russian Hack Cocktail Recipe We’re now counting down the days to the election, and, regardless of your stance on it, you’re probably more than ready to get the thing over with already. And you’re probably going to need a drink or five to get through it. We’re here for you, with our five drink election night menu. We’re calling today’s drink the Russian Hack. It’s a Manhattan, infiltrated...

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Pumpkin Vodka Martini Cocktail Recipe Last week, we did some experiments infusing spirits with pumpkin. We infused the vodka simply as a point of comparison with our main object, rum. But it end up┬áturning out pretty well, with an actual fresh pumpkin flavor quite distinct from the sweet syrup you’ll find around this time of year. It was good enough, in fact, that when we were done with our experiments, on a whim we decided to...

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