We’ve settled into our new neighbourhood, near Jardin de Luxembourg in the 6e, and our new flat is large enough that we can finally host cocktail nights. Our last flat, while in a great area for going out, felt packed with more than 6 people. So, I organised a little thing for my upcoming birthday.Continue reading “My First Time Hosting a Cocktail Party in Paris”
Cocktail courses are something of a head-scratcher. You pay quite a bit of money for learning an hour of something that you can ostensibly read online or better yet, in a book (there are hundreds), and then, you spend an hour making cocktails with judgemental classmates, to end up with one drink. That being said,Continue reading “The Nighthawks Cours de Cocktails: Notes and Thoughts”
Your Gimlet should model that badass chick from junior year–never sweet, never dull, never limeade, never soda in that flask. A little edge is key; add the ingredients to a shaker with ice, rattle and strain into a cocktail glass. Gas it with a splash of sparkling water and give it wheels…of lime that is.Continue reading “The Funky Art of Mixing Drinks: The Gimlet”
‘It’s reliable, cheap, but is still, at the end of the day, a basic well drink.’ Find out how to get out of this mundane routine of ordering Gin-and-Tonics.
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Ao Hin Wong, Thailand-On the far side of Koh Tao, there is a secluded beach that’s protected from the normal hubbub of backpackers. Watch the days spread before you like a glimmering Southeast Asian cove, and the nights slip over the sky like a dark gown, cloaking the day with a seductive nostalgia leaving youContinue reading “Piña Colada-Hin Wong Bungalows, Koh Tao, Thailand”
1 pony of Vodka 1 pony of gin 1 pony of light rum 1 pony of White Tequila 1 pony of triple sec 1 pony of fresh lemon juice 3/4 pony of simple syrup Shake, strain, and top with cola. Lemon wedge for garnish. It was a Boogie night;