Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Friday, December 27, 2013
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
Christmas is over and the presents are put away, but for many of us, the holiday season isn’t quite finished yet. There’s still New Year’s and a spate of winter parties to attend. If you happen to be hosting a celebration, we’ve got a time-tested, easy mid-winter fix for your bar: Hot, mulled, alcoholic drinks.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Slate columnist Fred Kaplan tells us why he thinks Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied under oath at a congressional hearing and should be fired. Plus: New York State Senator Liz Krueger talks about her push for the senate to act on Cuomo’s proposals for women; Meet New Jersey senate candidate Rush Holt; Floyd Abrams looks back on his legal career defending first amendment rights; and Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks, talks about turning plants into cocktails.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks, talks about plants that have been used for spirits and offers gardening advice, along with cocktail recipes.
→ EVENT: Amy Stewart reads from The Drunken Botanist tonight at 7PM at WORD bookstore in Greenpoint.
Friday, June 07, 2013
By Amy Eddings
The summer brings New York City's art scene out in the open, with outdoor concerts, film screenings and theater productions. Indoors, seasonal artistry of a different sort is being mixed up nightly by the curators of the city's booming specialty cocktail scene.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By Jenny Lawton
A saga with such color, such intrigue deserves a cocktail named after everyone in it, upstairs and downstairs: The Dowager Countess (crème de violette and lemon juice), O'Brien's Revenge (whiskey and bitters) ...
Friday, December 28, 2012
Four bartenders from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens recommend seasonal cocktails for ringing in the new year. Try recipes for homemade eggnog and the New Brunswick.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
On today's Show we're talking about food and drink. First, Allen Katz, from the New York Distilling Company, talks about cocktails. Then New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov talks about this memoir and manifesto, How to Love Wine. Plus, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, of Food52.com, talk about their new cookbook.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Kurt Andersen noticed that just about every book by F. Scott Fitzgerald book could be a cocktail: The Great Gatsby — something with gin and bitters. This Side of Paradise — pink, with an umbrella. We want you to send us an original recipe for a new cocktail named after a classic work of literature ...
Monday, November 21, 2011
If wine is not your thing at Thanksgiving, watch our video of how to make a batch of festive Cornucopia Punch from mixologist Eben Freeman.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Here are recipes for both:
Dark and Stormy
(courtesy of Washington Commons)
Two thirds Mount Gay Ginger beer and one third Goslings 151. Add fresh lime juice.
Come on Irene
(courtesy of Fulton Grand, it's a variation on the Hurricane cocktail)
Equal parts amaretto and light rum. Add dashes of grenadine, grapefruit juice and sour mix.
Serve the Dark and Stormy in a highball glass and the C'mon on Irene in a stemless wine glass.
Friday, May 06, 2011
The Kentucky Derby, which has its major showdown at Churchill Downs on Saturday, is the prime opportunity for us all to step into the role of Southern gentry for an afternoon. Here's our Top 5 list of cocktails that will make you feel like the mannered class we know you are.