Posts Tagged "orange"


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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Punch Week: The Mock Presidency Non-Alcoholic Punch Recipe This week, we’ve been familiarizing ourselves with the cocktail’s predecessor, punch. We’re not talking about the jungle juice served from a trash can to a solo cup at your first college party, but a mellow blend of spirit, citrus, spice, and sugar that ruled the drinking world of the 18th century. In our tour of punches, David Wondrich and his aptly named...

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Punch Week: The Orange Billy Punch Recipe This week, we’re familiarizing ourselves with the cocktail’s predecessor, punch. We’re not talking about the jungle juice served from a trash can to a solo cup at your first college party, but a mellow blend of spirit, citrus, spice, and sugar that ruled the drinking world of the 18th century. In our tour of punches, David Wondrich and his aptly named book Punch are our...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Bearnaise for Brunch We love brunch. I know, who doesn’t? But we love brunch in the way that only late converts can. Until recently, both of us worked on Sundays. When we shifted to a more standard Monday through Friday work week, we thought we’d try out this meal that everyone talks about but we’d never had the opportunity to experience. As the rest of you already knew, we discovered...

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Fortified Wine Week: Sherry This week, we’re giving¬†fortified wines some attention. They’re part wine, part brandy, essential to cocktails, and each delicious in their own unique way. Yesterday, we discussed fortified wines in general.¬†Today, we’ll focus on sherry. You probably have a bad impression of sherry; most Americans do. It’s that cloyingly sweet, syrupy wine that stays at the back of your...

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