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February 8, 2013

Happy Hour: Fraise Sauvage for Valentine’s Day

by Fredo Ceraso

“Champagne for our real friends and real pains for our sham friends.”
- A toast from Harry’s Bar in Paris circa 1920

This Valentine’s Day, make sure your pre or post-romantic dinner drink is the classic champagne cocktail.

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June 29, 2011

Skankynavia: Fresh Strawberry Pavlova

by Anders

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There’s just something about growing your own food.

In this Brave New World of global import/export where you can basically die from eating the wrong vegetable (big cucumber scandal in Germany with lots of casualties), is a home grown meal the new epitome of “comfort food” (as in “food that doesn’t kill you”)?

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May 25, 2011

Happy Hour: Rainforest Cobbler

by Payman Bahmani

Rainforest Cobbler

It feels good to return to normalcy (read proper hydration) now that the Manhattan Cocktail Classic (read Manhattan Hangover Classic) has concluded.

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June 9, 2010

Happy Hour: The Summer of Love and Gay Hemingway

by Payman Bahmani

Gay Hemingway (left) and Summer of Love (right) 

This past Sunday I had rare the opportunity–via my cocktail consulting and event company, Life’s a Cocktail–to use the power of mixology to help the forces of good, serving up cocktails in the name of marriage equality as a vendor in the first ever Illegal Wedding Fair

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July 9, 2009

(Un)edible Paper

by Anders

edible paper

My mom went to Paris and all I got was this lousy Edible Paper. Being a fan of everything fake and pink I had to give this a try.

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March 11, 2009

Happy Hour: That’s Why They Call it Simple Syrup, Part I

by Payman Bahmani

Back atcha this week to talk about an ingredient that is essential for so many cocktails, yet is usually given a mere cursory glance: simple syrup.

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February 11, 2009

Happy Hour: I Love Lucy

by Payman Bahmani

When I committed to making the Happy Hour column a regular Wednesday thing, I realized that either I’d have it pre-written and ready to be posted at the designated time (ideal scenario) or that I’d write it on the day of and post it immediately.

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January 28, 2009

Happy Hour: Homemade Strawberry Liqueur

by Payman Bahmani


With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I figured I’d have some strawberry liqueur on hand to toss in some cocktails, or if I’m feeling lazy, in some bubbly.

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