John Doyle

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Cocktail of the Week: A Drink Fit for The Matrix

Cocktails

Cocktail of the Week: A Smoky Rum Drink to Sip from Your Armchair

Rum

Cocktail of the Week: The Rum Drink You Make with Bourbon

<b>"For our winter menu,</b> I wanted to build a drink that had some of those warm, seasonal flavors while also being pretty powerful. The Fair Thee Well is a cross between a Manhattan and a Fair and Warmer, a rum-based cocktail made with vermouth and curaçao. Pierre Ferrand Curaçao is really phenomenal. …

Cocktails

Cocktail of the Week: A Rye Drink for Folks "In the Perimeter"

Wine & Spirits

Cocktail of the Week: A Gin Drink You Can Mess Around With

Wine & Spirits

Cocktail of the Week: Port Authority

<b>"I find that, when I visit regions,</b> I have the opportunity to not only taste different foods and drinks — I also get to see what else is growing around the distillery or vineyard. What's interesting about Noval [port] is that there are a lot of olive trees. The flowers and fruits growing in an area …

Cocktails

Cocktail of the Week: The Fortified Belle

Wine & Spirits

Cocktail of the Week: The Imperial Fizz

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Cocktails

Cocktail of the Week: The New Fig Leaf

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Cocktails

How to Do a Bar Tour

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>Back during the First Great Age</b> of the American Bar (late 19th century to early 20th century), the sporting gents who didn't mind if they did liked to spend the occasional evening navigating the "cocktail route." As the name implies, this was a loose archipelago of …

American Cities

The Great Bourbon Rebellion of 2013 Succeeds

<b>Without putting too fine a point on it: we won!</b> Over the weekend, Maker's Mark, distillers of (usually) fine bourbon and recent whipping boys of distilling blogs across the country, reversed their decision to lower Maker's alcohol content from 45 to 42 percent. The announcement came through a noon …

Maker's Mark

A Maker's Mark They Aren't Watering Down

<b>When the news hit over the weekend</b> that Maker's Mark was actually trying to water down their classic hooch, the gut-reaction was one of offense and bewilderment, if not utter revulsion. We've proven time and again in the pages of Esquire that the crafting of hard liquor is a big fking deal. And …

Maker's Mark

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

Alcohol

How to Get Free Booze: Volunteer

<b>It's barely 3 p.m. on a Friday,</b> and I'm already on my sixth shot of bourbon. I raise my glass in a toast with the dozen or so other volunteers and toss it back. Around me, people slam down their glasses and shout "Salud!" I wipe my mouth clean with the back of my hand and return to work.<p>We're at …

Alcohol

What I've Learned (at WhiskyFest): Dave Broom

<i>Whiskey writer</i><p><b>Drinking in the 18th century</b> in Scotland, in the Highlands, the cup would be filled with whisky and passed from one to the other, and they would keep drinking for twenty-four, sometimes forty hours, until they all fell over.<p><b>As soon as you get civilization,</b> you get distillation. It's a …

Mount Fuji

Something to Drink: 3 Rums You've Never Heard of

<b>There's a deep connection</b> between Boston and rum. More than 150 distilleries operated in New England at the time of the American Revolution, and they made some of the world's best rum.<p>Whiskey replaced rum as America's drink shortly after the nation gained independence, but by then the world was in …

Flavors

What Happened at WhiskyFest: A Drinking Diary

<b>It could be said that</b> the perfect meal consists of a good steak, a great bottle of whiskey, and a loyal dog to eat whatever remains of the steak. Starting at nine in the morning during this past weekend's 2012 New York WhiskyFest, four hundred people had whiskey for breakfast. We had whiskey for …

Bobsled

Ice Matters: How to Choose It for Cocktails

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why ice is not just ice, and a few simple tricks to making better cocktails at home.</i><p>If your grandfather had asked for hand-carved ice in his Old …

Kitchens

9 ‘extreme’ places you can visit (fairly) easily [pics]

“Extreme.” What a word. Our collective conscience has stretched “extreme” to its literal — pun possibly intended — extreme, thanks to such cultural …

Top 10 Destinations for Landscape Photography

If you want great landscape shots, you must choose the best locations and make the most of the natural lighting. And while you may get some good …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Guardian Camera Club: Matt Paish's portfolio

A review of Matt Paish's portfolio. 'Young soldiers' is gripping image, the eye contact is compelling and the long lens compresses the perspective to give a stunning graphic effect. Quite different is 'Young dancer' where the sense of motion and blur works well. The simple compositional elegance …

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

Santa Cruz