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Tequila Revisited: A Redemption Story

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ilana Edelstein, author of The Patron Way: The Untold Inside Story of the World's Most Successful Tequila, tries to help Dan overcome his tequila aversion.

Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Winter's Best Beverages

Friday, December 27, 2013

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Lying About Surveillance; Rep. Rush Holt, Intoxicating Plants

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.  

The Brian Lehrer Show

Intoxicating Plants

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.

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Arts

One NY Artist: Masa Urushido

Friday, June 07, 2013

WNYC

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.

he 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.
WNYC continues to highlight artists of all disciplines, in their own words.  Here's Masa Urushido, bar manager of the Bowery eatery, Saxon and Parole
WNYC continues to highlight artists of all disciplines, in their own words.  Masa Urushido is an artist of alcohol, mixing up fresh juices, artisanal bitters and booze into taste-bud blowing, mind-tingling combinations at the Bowery eatery, Saxon + Parole.

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Studio 360

Downton Abbey: Cocktails with the Crawleys

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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) ...

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Seasonal Cocktails to Ring in a New Year

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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Shake It: Mixing Cocktails

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Allen Katz, from the New York Distilling Company, gives tips and shares recipes for mixing festive holiday cocktails for New Year’s Eve.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Food and Drink

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.

Soundcheck

Beer Talk: The Two Man Gentlemen Band

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Vaudeville swing duo The Two Man Gentlemen Band returns to our studio with its latest release, Two at a Time. Tune in at 2pm for a live audio stream from the Soundcheck studio.

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Studio 360

Fuzzy Novel: Studio 360's Cocktail Challenge

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 ...

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Features

Punch up Thanksgiving: A How-To Guide for the Holiday Cocktail

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.

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C'mon Irene: Live-Blogging the Hurricane

Dark and Stormy or C'mon on Irene? We know what we'd order.

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.

(h/t Abbie)

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Features

Top Five Cocktails for the Kentucky Derby

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.

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Features

New Yorkers Compete For Title Of 'Coquito Master'

Friday, December 10, 2010

It's that time of the year again when Puerto Rican New Yorkers dust off old family recipes and prepare tasty batches of a holiday rum drink made with eggs, cream, coconut milk, and spices.

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Studio 360

Cocktail Shaker

Saturday, September 13, 2003

Radio producer Karen Michel says she can't help her need to acquire.

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Studio 360

Cocktail Shaker

Saturday, February 22, 2003

Radio producer Karen Michel says she can't help her need to acquire.

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Studio 360

Cocktail Shaker

Saturday, June 22, 2002

Radio producer Karen Michel says she can’t help her need to acquire.

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