cocktails

Because it’s Futebol Time, Caipirinhas!!!

Because it’s Futebol Time, Caipirinhas!!!

It’s hard to believe it’s finally here: the tournament of tournaments, the World Cup of World Cups, the 2014 Copa do Mundo. I can hardly contain myself, even though I was shamed by mother for *gasp* forgetting that this Thursday is the big day. That’s right, Brazil v. Croatia opening up the games. As a(…)

An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails: 50 Classic Recipes, Tips, and Tales

An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails: 50 Classic Recipes, Tips, and Tales

I am a visual learner, which I discovered the hard way studying for hours without end to memorize words in Arabic script. But there are far more fun things to learn – and at times more impressive – than a foreign language. Cocktails are the perfect example. Why skim your way through endless pages of(…)

One Weekend, Six Cocktails

One Weekend, Six Cocktails

This past weekend, I found myself drinking several delicious cocktails at several excellent establishments. They were so delicious, in fact, that I thought I should share them all with you so you could enjoy them yourselves when you’re in the mood for a tasty, refreshing, alcoholic treat. 1. Some kind of whiskey punch at The(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

PAST: Portable’s gif guide to the HBIC makes us v. happy. Fela Soul blends the genius of De La Soul with the genius of Fela Kuti. Genius! Hear N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton with all of the non-curse words removed. Totes NSFW. Ed Westwick at the US Open = <3. PRESENT: Wish we could have witnessed(…)

Power List: 5 Awesome Drinks Made With Beer

OK, so we all know beer is pretty great on its own. What you might not know, is how amazing beer can be mixed with other things! Here are five of my favorite beer based beverages, perfect for these hot summer days. Snakebite’s new cousin: The Kopparsnake A snakebite is usually made with equal parts(…)

Cocktails and Turkey Legs

A long time fan of the bar Brooklyn Social, I was super excited when I heard the same owners were opening a new spot on Henry Street near Atlantic Avenue. Henry Public opened in 2009 just a few blocks west of my old apartment and became a local favorite fast. From the exterior, the bar(…)