La Closerie des Lilas

Hemingway once said that La Closerie des Lilas (which translates to 'lilac enclosure') was one of the best cafés in Paris. In fact, he wrote much of The Sun Also…

death in the afternoon cocktail recipe

Death in the Afternoon

The title of Hemingway’s 1932 novel Death in the Afternoon is both a direct reference to the gruesome finale of Spanish bullfights, and a more oblique one about his mediations…

daiquiri recipe

Hemingway Daiquiri

With his prodigious constitution for drinking (and then writing about it), Ernest Hemingway shows up frequently in cocktail mythology, and none perhaps more famously than in this drink’s.



Though the name “daiquiri” may be inexorably linked to the frozen drink menu at strip mall chain restaurants these days, the true recipe is a classic.