What's the Origin of the Word 'Cocktail'?

No, it doesn't have anything to do with a rooster—but it does have something to do with a horse. Type origin of word cocktail into your search engine and you may see a dictionary entry that explains...

Summer 2019 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion: BATCH COCKTAILS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 months ago

Hello and welcome to the reporting thread for our Summer 2019 COTM Cocktail Companion, BATCH COCKTAILS: MAKE-AHEAD PITCHER DRINKS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Maggie Hoffman. Time to roll up our sleeves, ...

Gov. Cuomo wants to expand alcohol sales at movie theaters...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

As part of his State of the State message, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is proposing expanded alcohol sales at movie theaters. Sipping a craft brew or a glass of wine while watching a hit film sou...

Tacolicious 10th Anniversary, Jan 10

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Tacolicious celebrates today with chupitos on the house to raise a glass to its 10th year. * * * * What's a chupito? http://instantgrativacation.com/2011/09/03/tacolicious/

Fusion Lounge | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Redding's Fusion Lounge was my final Lao meal during the Carr Fire (August 2018). While I missed happy hour (4 to 6p), I did catch Taco Tuesday at this ethnic Iu Mien-owned drinking establishment....

New Year's Eve and Day in Bakersfield

by jpie 2 months ago

I am going to be driving our car down from the Pacific NW to Palm Springs and will be spending the night in Bakersfield CA. It happens to be New Year's Eve and then the morning of New Year's day. T...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the Holiday Season. What are your favorite venues for dining & cocktails this time of the year? Places tha...

Poor Red's | El Dorado

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Liquid lunch! In May, I swung by Poor Red's at the end of my visit to Placerville before leaving the area. This saloon invented the Gold Cadillac cocktail and 3% of the WORLD’s supply of Galliano f...

Gift for a fan of hardcore bitters

by jochaima 2 months ago

I'm looking for ideas for someone who really likes bitters: fernet branca, and unicum. I was wondering about sfugmato, if that is worth getting? He has fernet, fernet menta, nonino, Ramazzotti, ape...

Chocolate eggnog recipe /Chocolatier

by IrishAyes721 2 months ago

hello, I've been desperately looking for the chocolate eggnog recipe that was posted in an issue of Chocolatier magazine many years ago. I thought I had every issue ever published but I can't seem...

Sazerac Rye Substitute

by lisaud 4 months ago

I had a Sazerac (well, two actually) recently on my first visit to New Orleans and I fell in love with it! I live in NJ and apparently Sazerac rye is quite hard to come by around here. I could hav...

Dinner with Fuchsia Dunlop @ China Live, SF, Nov 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"On Friday, November 1st, we are thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed cookbook author and Chinese cuisine connoisseur, Fuchsia Dunlop, to China Live (www.ChinaLiveSF.com) for a delicious explor...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

Opinions about Albuquerque Distilleries

by katiep15 4 months ago

Calling all distillery and spirits lovers in the area! Have 5 minutes to share your opinions and perceptions of distilleries in the area? I'm conducting a survey as part of a grad school marketing ...

Good cocktail, two girls night out

by Monica 5 months ago

I moved out of nyc and I no longer work there so I am a bit out of the loop and need some help. I recently became a friend with a lady who also happens to appreciate good food and drinks. We may...

Windmill Food Hall | Carlsbad

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

First impressions of the newly opened Windmill Food Hall? WINDMILL FOOD HALL 890 Palomar Airport Rd. Carlsbad, CA 92001 https://www.10news.com/lifestyle/exploring-san-diego/carlsbads-long-a...

What else can you do with a cocktail smoker?

by highlyunlikely 5 months ago

I had a smoked Old Fashioned a couple of days ago and it was fantastic. I am thinking about buying a cocktail smoker but am not sure how much I will use it. Anyone have one and use it for other t...

How to make a milkshake without a blender?

by LeslieJameson 6 months ago

Need a way to make a milkshake in the morning without a blender. If you know any unusual and yummy recipes, I'd like to know.

Long-forgotten cocktails

by Boston_Otter 6 years ago

I love looking at old menus and their lists of cocktails, some of which are still fairly popular, some that pop up at 'speakeasy' style craft bars, and some that nobody's heard of in decades... oft...

June 2016 Cocktail Companion COTM: CRAFT OF THE COCKTAIL

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 years ago

Please use this thread for all discussion and recipe reports for the Craft of the Cocktail, by Dale DeGroff. If you are the first to post on a recipe, please start a new reply to this OP, put th...

Summer 2019 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 months ago

Roll up your bartending sleeves and get out your shakers, for another summer means it's time once again to collectively drink our way through a cocktail book! To nominate a book and have your no...