Shaking a cocktail already looks cool enough (or terribly embarrassing, and dammit why didn’t you start doing push-ups last fall like you said you would?). But even if not everyone can look like T Cruise in “Cocktail,” we can still look relatively great, provided we pick out an awesome cocktail shaker.
NEHS ga-DOL hah-YAH POH. That’s Hebrew for ”a great miracle happened here” and it’s something that Jewish people in Israel say at Chanukah (Jews elsewhere around the world change poh – which means here – to shah, which means there).
With the craft cocktail culture in full swing, it’s not unusual to come across a bar that looks like like it was ripped out of the 1940s. That old-timey style has made a comeback, but the difference with Bemelmans Bar is that it’s not an imitation: it’s a real deal relic.
When it comes to dandying up for a night at a fancier looking bar, a drinking man might feel stuck. A cocktail bar isn’t exactly straight laced enough to don business attire, but it’s also not ideal for Sunday hangout garb. Luckily, as much as I love dolling up, I like dressing you up more. […]
When it comes to a sit down meal, tipping is usually pretty straightforward: you pay up a certain percentage of the food’s total cost. But when it comes to a liquid meal, people are often confused about what is appropriate for gratuity. However, tipping on drinks is just as important as tipping on dinner.