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Cocktail Recipe: Jack Rose

Greg likes to call this drink “my old friend Jack Rose.” This night, however, he wasn’t as friendly as usual. (Jack Rose, not Greg.) We used an organic, natural grenadine, and my theory is that some of the syrupy sweetness […]

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Nightcaps at Mayahuel

We decided on a post-Momofuku drink, and headed over to PDT to see if we could get in there. Alas, the Halloween crazy seemed to be taking over the East Village early, and there was no way. We headed over […]

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Recipe: Caipirinhas

As my mother would say, I do love a cocktail. And not only that, I do love a caipirinha. It’s a Brazilian drink made with cachaca — a sugar cane liquor a little like rum, but not. For caiparinhas, you […]

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Recipe: Strawberry Daiquiri

All you need is a pint of fresh strawberries, rum, lime juice, sugar and ice and you’ve got yourself the makings for a fabulous cocktail. The fact that you’re using local, seasonal ingredients is just a bonus when it comes […]

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Watermelon-Basil Mojitos

  Watemelon-Basil Mojitos 1/4 large watermelon (about 2 to 3 cups) 1 cup basil leaves, loosely packed 3/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup simple syrup 1 cup rum Club soda Put the watermelon in a large pitcher. Add the basil […]