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.
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.
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.)
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.
How to Feed Guests at a Cocktail Party
You've prepped your house cocktail. Now make sure you have something salty, greasy, and proteiny to satisfy hungry guests. Lessley Anderson says ham is the perfect solution.