The owners of Range Restaurant announced that they'll be closing at the end of the year after 12 years in operation. Let's talk about how important this restaurant was for the world of San Francisco cocktails. This little restaurant was a surprising nexus of talented bartenders. I've been making mental notes of "nexus bars" for a while as I find it fascinating- the bars that see the most important bartenders come through them. Sometimes it's because those were the hottest venues in town, sometimes it's because everyone wanted to work with the bar manager, sometimes like at Range, well, I...
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
A grand drinking tour through many of Denver's best cocktail bars.
Enjoy a complimentary Gin & Tonic, buy a book or just get yours signed, and very likely take home a free stocking stuffer with your canned food donation. This is gonna be fun.
A huge story I wrote on the practical and theoretical best practices in making clarified milk punch in Cook's Science.
Showing off some of the books I read in order to write one.
A concise-ish description of the sherry cocktails from a story I published in 2011.
And all the information about it is on this page right here. No recipes, no tasting notes. Just a little history of the bitter highball from 1630 to today.
A first visit to the new cocktail bar by the Spruce restaurant group. Verdict: Yup.