set up new orleans drinks

Long Live the New Orleans Set-Up

The "set-up"—a half-pint of liquor, one mixer, share cups and ice—is more than a staple order at many locals-only ...
Death Bed Drinks

Name Your Deathbed Drink

The concept of the "deathbed" drink—that hypothetical glass with which we toast our own mortality—has been around for ...
Best Martini Recipe

Is There a Better Way to Make a Martini?

To shake, to stir or to throw? Each method has a dramatic effect on how a Martini tastes. Roger Kamholz on the merits ...
Creole Shrubb

Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Creole Shrub

In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine a light on overlooked bottles and devise recipes to take them from back bar to ...
Mission Chinese Mood Ring Cocktail

The Making of Mission Chinese’s Color-Changing Cocktail

In "Don't Try This at Home (But Do)" we explore the techniques and inspiration behind some of the bartending world's ...
covert cocktail club

Inside Bushwick’s Invite-Only Covert Cocktail Club

Ever dreamed of running a secret bar out of your home? This guy does—and his isn't the only one around, either. Kara ...
Winter Simple Syrup Recipe

A Quick Guide to Syrups for Winter Cocktails

One of the easiest ways to riff on a classic drink recipe is to swap in a flavored sweetener for simple syrup. Here, ...
Winter Aged Rum Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

How to Hack Your Daiquiri for Winter

Though it's become known as a summertime cocktail, the Daiquiri is easily adapted to colder months, when its key ...
Hot Toddy Cocktail Recipe

How Well Do You Actually Know the Toddy?

A quintessential winter warmer, the toddy's simple formula has remained largely unchanged for centuries. Here, get to ...
Chinese Twin Dragon Restaurant Tiki Cocktails

A Match Made in Paradise: The Story of Chinese-Tiki

Often the most reliable place to find a tiki cocktail—even if it's a bad one—is at a Chinese restaurant. But why? The ...
Takao Mori Martini

Mastering the Martini with Takao Mori

In "Masters of X," we spotlight bartenders chasing perfection in one drink. Here, owner Takao Mori of Tokyo's iconic ...
Italian Bitter Liqueurs

Our 15 Most-Read Stories of 2016

From the rise of the new Martini to a hard-hitting investigation of Pedialyte as hangover cure, a look back at the ...