Monthly Archives: April 2014

April 23

Vieux Carré

We’re in the home stretch now. Welcome to Part 6 of 7 of the seemingly interminable series I began featuring the “Drinks We Drank at Drink.” The Vieux Carré was my first cocktail at Drink and was made for me based on my preference for rye and amari. What’s that? Italian amaro isn’t an ingredient […]

April 17


Alright folks, welcome to part 5 of 7 of the “Drinks We Drank at Drink” series that’s been in progress since I returned from the glorious city of Boston some weeks ago. The subject of this post was a cocktail that was prepared for another of my dear friends – a man who is both […]

April 10

El Presidente

“I am going to teach the South American republics to elect good men.” – US President Woodrow Wilson Capítulo número cuatro, amigos. Today’s installment from the ongoing “Drinks We Drank at Drink” series features the “El Presidente”. The bachelor, for whom we can thank for our debaucherous trip to Boston, is a rum man. As […]

April 06


Yonge Street, Bloor Street, Queen Street, King: Catch an itchy monkey With a piece of string. Eaton’s, and Simpson’s, And Honest Ed’s: Give him his pyjama pants And throw him into beds! – Dennis Lee, “Bed Song” from Alligator Pie Fellow readers, may I present to you, Installment #3 of my “Drinks We Drank at […]