House Whiskey: Old Fashioned
San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California. Ducked into a church where one of my favorite jazz albums was recorded, found myself having a cocktail at the Devil’s Acre and had a steak at Dashiell Hammett’s old haunt.
Afro-Cuban & Fernet con Coca
Collecting vinyl records can send you down a path. Lately, I’ve been picking up a few different Latin / Afro-Cuban records based on the cover art alone. Pairing with a libation of similar suite can certainly enhance the listening experience. Below is the recipe for an Argentina’s two ingredient go to the fernet con coca.
An Oral History Told Through Matchbooks
My career in marketing was partly kindled by matchbooks. My aunt (well traveled) would keep a fish bowl of matchbooks from her numerous travels. As a kid, I’d spend hours organizing them into categories like hotels, restaurants and bars.
It Took Me 32 Days to Make My Last Manhattan
I scoffed at barrel aged cocktails, or even the thought of having a seasonal cocktail pre-mixed and stored in a decanter. It took an evening at The Office (under the Aviary) to sway my decision.