Cocktails have been around forever. In fact, the first recorded use of the term in referring to an alcoholic concoction was in a London publication in 1798 and over the next decade the term was increasingly used in print across the Western Hemisphere. But this is just the history of the terms use in printed […]
When Dustin Hoffman stayed up for four days in a row in preparation to play his sleep-deprived character in Marathon Man, Peter O’Toole famously said to him “My dear boy, have you ever tried acting?” Well, it turns out that for some actors, drinking in a role means drinking as a role, on set, even […]
Tim Federle creates cocktails that are both whimsical and delicious. The author of the highly regarded book Tequila Mockingbird, Tim is back with a new tome, Gone With The Gin, this time filled with cocktails inspired by the movies. And he’s graciously shared three with us.
OK, so we’ve done a couple of pairings for Halloween already. And while not all of us are gonna try to pair our favorite Halloween candy with the right wine (not sure Good n’ Plenty goes with anything, anyway), we’ll all probably catch at least one scary move this season.
Who among us doesn’t love the Disney princesses? These ladies face so many challenges (jealous step-relatives, imminent death, lovers who live in a different atmosphere), it’s only natural they’d need a drink. Here’s what we imagined the Disney princesses would be craving after a long day of princessing. Ariel – Oyster Shooter Under the sea, […]
Everyone loves a good movie bar scene. Whether it’s a romantic pick-up scene or a burly brawl, there’s nothing quite like watching drama unfold against a boozy backdrop.
Television and movies often features drinks that are too crazy to exist – but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream! From Olivia Pope’s pricey red wine addiction to the deadly Snake Juice from Parks & Recreation, we’ve compiled 7 of the most outlandishly awesome fictional drinks and have brought them to life! Arbor Gold from Game Of […]
”Gin, or vodka?” The bartender is inviting me to pick a spirit for my martini. ”Gin,” I tell him. Then, feeling a little indignant, I say, ”Always gin.” I love vodka, but it doesn’t belong in a martini. To me, a martini with gin (i.e. the OG martini) is the perfect cocktail.
The 2015 Oscars are only a few days away, which has us thinking about Academy Award-themed drinking games. For the record, we’ll be pouring ourselves a glass of wine every time a Best Picture nominee is mentioned that is not The Lego Movie.