A Case Study in Cocktails: New Orleans Is Home to Some of the Longest-Standing Classics

You probably know New Orleans lays claim to many iconic dishes (from po boys and gumbo to king cake), but the city has also spawned several classic cocktails. Here, a look at four famous New Orleans...

June 2015 COTM: DEATH & CO

by MelMM 6 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from DEATH & CO (all chapters). If you are the first to post on a recipe, please start a new reply to this OP, and put the recipe title in ALL CAPS, and give...

Covering your beer with a napkin: Caribbean-style...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Visited a favorite Caribbean restaurant recently and ordered a Red Stripe, of course. I chose to go without a glass, so automatically our friendly bartender twisted a paper napkin over the top of t...

June 2015 Cocktail Companion Cookbook of the Month Voting

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 years ago

It's time to choose our first-ever cocktail COTM. Of four nominated books, two emerged as our contenders (you can see how it shook out in the nomination thread here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topic...

June 2015 Cocktail Companion Cookbook of the Month Nominations

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 years ago

In June, we're adding a cocktail compendium as a companion to the main COTM! What counts as a compendium? It should have a plentiful and wide-ranging assortment of recipes and information on how to...

"Dude, this ain't Macallan."

by Chinon00 14 years ago

Do you ever just know? I was at an Irish Pub tonight and after a meal at the bar I ordered a Macallan 12yr. I ordered it neat. I took a sip and it stung me like a rattler. I asked the bartender for...

Free Pour Vs. Jigger Method

by PontiusPalate 7 years ago

Greetings! When you go into a bar and order a cocktail, do you have a general preference as to whether the bartender uses the free pour method or the jigger method when measuring the amount of a...

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