Posts Tagged "honey"


The Bee’s Knees Cocktail Recipe We once made our own limoncello. It was delicious, and not at all complicated to make. And we’ve never done it again. While not technically difficult, it was a lot of work, in the form of zesting many, many, many lemons. While there’s a certain pride in making something yourself, there’s also wisdom in recognizing that it’s easier to let the professionals do it, to at least...

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Where to Drink in DC: Iron Gate for Brunch Veteran’s Day 2015 was a happy day for us. We’d moved to DC at the end of that summer, and after a couple of months of settling in, making our way through the government HR and clearance process (for one of us), and searching for a job (for the other), we had both started our new jobs. Veteran’s Day was our first holiday as DC workers. Back in Boston, Veteran’s Day is...

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Mocktail Week: Mr. M.P. Shrimble Mocktail Recipe There are a lot of good reasons why someone at a party might not be drinking alcohol: they’re pregnant, or a recovering alcoholic, or are trying to slow down their consumption, or just don’t like the stuff, or suddenly realize that it’s summer and are perpetually thirsty (and maybe using cocktails as hydration isn’t the best life choice). We want to put an adult...

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Old Fashioned Week: Honey You So Sweet Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe One of the many pleasures of our evening serving old fashioneds on K Street was being introduced to a new distiller in our general area. The guys at Baltimore Whiskey Company were kind enough to drive down 295 in rush hour to deliver some freshly bottled samples of their brand new spirits to use in our Old Fashioned Bar. Since they just started distilling in...

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Croatia Week: Work Avoidance  We recently tended bar for a Harvard Kennedy School of Government alumni event held at the Croatian embassy. It was sort of a reunion of participants in Ronald Heifetz’s crazily popular class on Adaptive Leadership. We designed custom cocktails for the event, using Croatian liquor for the ingredients and Adaptive Leadership catchphrases for the names. Today, we give you Work Avoidance. I think in...

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