Posts Tagged "vermouth bianco"


Where to Drink in Athens: Odori Vermuteria While we spent most of our time in Greece on the islands, we couldn’t pass so close by Athens without saying hello. We spent a morning visiting the Acropolis. Speaking honestly, the Acropolis has never been on our bucket lists, but we’re happy to admit now that we were wrong. We didn’t expect it to be as awe-inspiring as it was to see in person something so very familiar...

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Not Quite Negroni Week: the Luberon 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, we’re...

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Pittsburgh Drinks When I was in Pittsburgh for the Three Day Blow conference, one of the other drinks writers I met was journalist Cody McDevitt who, with Pittsburgh bartender Sean Enright, was working on a book chronicling the history of drinking in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Drinks is now published, and Cody was kind enough to send us a copy. Pittsburgh is known as a shot-and-beer town, and I won’t kid you, there are lots of shots...

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A Belated Recognition of Vermouth Blanco It’s time for us to make a confession: we’re cheaters. Some of our very earliest posts (here and here) were a bracket-style tournament of vermouths. Though we called one side of the bracket ‘The Whites,’ it was more precisely a competition of dry vermouths, with the very big exception that we allowed Cocchi Americano to participate, though it is a) sweet rather than dry,...

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Where to Drink NYC Edition: Le Coucou We spent our anniversary cocktailing our way through the Big Apple, and this week we’re taking you along for the highlights and tips on where to imbibe in New York City. We heard that Le Coucou has been all the rage, which meant that we definitely wanted to go but were only able to snag lunch reservations. Let’s just start by saying we were not disappointed–well maybe a little...

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