So you're no mixologist. That's okay. This breezy summertime cocktail is about as easy as it gets. And because it's technically a brunch cocktail, you don't even have to wait until 5 o'clock. The Strawberry Muddle Ingredients: 750 ml Prosecco or other ... Read More
Inspired by Caribbean cocktails mixed up in the 1800s to help field workers beat the heat, Planter's Punch is the perfect way to cool down on a sweaty summer day. It's delicious! Just, um, try not to think of the racial implications. Folklore ... Read More
We like our drinks with a little history to 'em, and this one dates back to the 1940s in Cairo, Egypt. But even if you don't give two poops about history, it's hard to argue with a ... Read More
While on vacation recently, I drank two things I don't have very often: a martini and, separately, a shot of pickle juice. I didn't count myself a fan of either, but both took me by surprise. So I combined the ... Read More
Tequila is a quintessential summertime spirit. Unfortunately, most people only know how to make margaritas, shots, and maybe a tequila sunrise. Here's a way to use up that bottle of Patrón in your cupboard — OK, it's Cuervo, but who's paying attention? ... Read More
Tired of Mimosas? Bored with Bloody Marys? Here's a different way to drink your breakfast. The Morning Glory Fizz isn't a new cocktail, but it's one you've likely never heard of. In his 1888 Bartender's Manual, famed mixologist Henry Johnson wrote that the potation is ... Read More
It's come to our attention that some people think of limoncello as a joke of a drink, along the lines of that hard-as-a-rock holiday fruitcake that nana sends every year. To those people, we say: You're just not doing it ... Read More
Sometimes, on a hot summer day, all you want to do is sit in the shade of the front porch with a cold drink in hand. Well, in L.A. we don't have porches and drinking on the sidewalk is ... Read More