Posts Tagged "creme de mure"


Major Bailey’s Bramble Cocktail Recipe Last weekend, we were invited to a showing of Darius Frank’s award-winning art exhibit Things I Love/d, his memorial to things that have been lost in DC’s quickly changing cityscape and his tentative embrace of what’s new. The contest Frank won was sponsored by Bombay Sapphire; and they were kind enough to not just host the contest but to bring the drinks as well. The art...

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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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Blackberry Cognac Daisy Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week acquainting ourselves with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail called the Daisy, a sort of sour with something(s) extra. It’s a deliciously refreshing and aptly named cocktail for the current season of warming temperatures and blooming flowers. Yesterday, we shared and used Waldorf barman Frank Caiafa’s Make-Your-Own-Daisy rules. We highly...

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‘I Lillet You’ Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipe We mentioned in a previous post that we felt proud to come out of our visit to Astor Wines with only 3 bottles: a favorite we’ve had a hard time finding, something we’ve wanted to try but can’t find, and something we’ve never heard of. The bottle of something we’ve wanted to try but can’t find was Lillet Rose. We were convinced that we...

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Le Diplomate We happily seek and energetically follow most restaurant or bar recommendations that come our way, but for some reason we resisted Le Diplomate. The hype was a bit too strong, almost to the point of being pushy. Plus, there was something just a little too picture perfect to it. So much energy was going into it looking like a genuine French cafe, that we felt the reality of it had to fall short. So, we resisted. Then...

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