Tag Archives: cocktail
Soda Streaming and rhubarb soda / rhubarb gin and tonics
The stars aligned last weekend. 2 separate ideas coming together to shape the inevitable future.
Sex on the beach â€“ and a trip to the Playboy Mansion
â€œI was covering a golf party at the Playboy Mansion,â€ said Rhett, casually. Rhett is a sketch writer, and son of infinitely awesome parents, naming-wise. Heâ€™d been interning at a paper in LA, he said, and had been sent out … Continue reading
Adventures and limoncello
Itâ€™s the end of an era. John and Demitri have both left Manhattan. One to travel the world for 6 months on an epic and brave adventure. The other to work in Ohio.
Everything I know about football can pretty much fit on a cocktail napkin.Â My dad, who is something of an oracle on American sports in spite of being British, has given up hope.
White Cranberry Cosmopolitans – because sometimes a stiff drink can really help
As Thanksgiving approaches itâ€™s good to have a cocktail on hand to combat any seasonal stresses. My in-laws are visiting from Scotland this year, and though ordinarily I would not find this stressful, the last parental visit we had coincided … Continue reading
Maple Bourbon Cider, and the things people say at parties that kill the room stone dead.
You know the set up – a party, lots of chat, lots of noise. And suddenly somebody says something that synchs up with an infinitesimal lull, and a sentence slices through the atmosphere like a hot knife through butter. â€œThen … Continue reading
Model Behavior – and French Martinis
As Fashion Week steps up in New York, models can be seen in bars all over town, drinking cocktails and generally just being beautiful and skinny and incredibly young. And even in the lobby of our building, le mode is … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – Singapore Slings
Â H and J, Theoretically summer has ended, and Iâ€™m concerned that we didnâ€™t drink enough cocktails with umbrellas in them. Do you fancy getting together to rectify this sad and sorry situation? I have flamingoes on straws, parrots on … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – Lemon Granita Fizz
A moment of pride here: Iâ€™m pretty pleased with this no fuss granita method, which has got me through yet another summer of ice cream machine envy. Because really, if you live in a Manhattan apartment where you store your … Continue reading