Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
How to Use a Cocktail Shaker
Cantina bartender Duggan McDonnell demonstrates the optimal angle of cocktail shaker to glass, so that the shaker doesn't stick.
How to Rim a Cocktail Glass
Expert bartender Duggan McDonnell from San Francisco's Cantina shows you how to get a near-perfect rim of sugar or salt on your cocktail glass.
A Cocktail That Proves Tiki Never Tells
In this week's episode of CHOW Happy Hour, Martin Cate of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco shares a story of political intrigue involving the classic tiki drink the Navy Grog, and proves that the bond between bartender and customer is sacred.
Hate Chardonnay? Turn It into a Cocktail!
Ever receive a bad bottle of wine as a gift? CHOW.com's Meredith Arthur shares a clever, simple tip on how to transform a glass of bad Chardonnay into a delicious cocktail. (Click here for our wine cocktail recipe.)