1Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass with crème de cacao, rim with cocoa powder, and chill the glass. Shake the crème de cacao and vodka with ice; then strain into the glass. Garnish with a dark or milk chocolate truffle.
White Chocolate Martini: Using the Chocolate Martini recipe above, omit the cocoa, and substitute white crème de cacao for the dark crème de cacao.
Chef Theo Friedman's dinners center around multi-course, intimate, and experimental pop-up experiences. He brings new perspectives to food by being inspired by artists, ingredients, and the passionate diners who attend his one-of-a-kind events. In honor of Chef Theo's partnership with Stella Artois, he takes advantage of Union Square Greenmarket's and North Brooklyn Farms' fresh produce to create the ultimate end of summer menu.
Former NoMad Hotel bartender Matt Seigel shows us how he makes the perfect classic martini. Read more.
The Perfect Martini
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The classic martini is headed for big changes. With so many complex-character vodkas and new-century gins on the market, each new spirit adds a twist to the classic flavor profile of the martini. In this episode of Liquid Kitchen, Kathy mixes up a modern martini with Bainbridge Organic Distilleries Legacy Vodka and serves it with delicious Olive Poppers.