RECIPE: Honey Cocktail…Two Bees Walk Into A Bar

For spring and summer, this honey-based cocktail can strike just the right tone: a light buzz. We adapted it from the cocktail of the month, called Two Bees Walk Into A Bar, at Davio’s Italian Steakhouse in New York City. It uses an easy-to-make honey simple syrup, infused with rosemary, that you can use in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Frosé, A Rosé Cocktail

We were delighted with this summer refreshment idea from Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. The Frosé combines Davio’s house-made sorbet with rosé wine. It’s a refreshing winetail, a mixed drink made with wine instead of spirits (also see beertail.) You can turn a Frosé into dessert by adding more fruit and less wine. You also can…
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RECIPE: Strawberry Basil Gimlet

Finish summer in style with a Strawberry Basil Gimlet. Photo courtesy Ruth’s Chris Steak House.   Here‘s a “berry” summery drink: a Strawberry Basil Gimlet. We were inspired by this photo from Ruth’s Chris Steak House to make a batch yesterday. RECIPE: STRAWBERRY BASIL GIMLET Ingredients Per Cocktail 2 parts gin* 1/2 part fresh lemon…
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FATHER’S DAY: Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail

Looking for a special cocktail for Father’s Day? We love this Melon Mirage cocktail, what some might call a Watermelon Martini. But just because something has gin or vodka and is served in a Martini glass doesn’t make it a Martini—see Martini History below. Yellow or orange watermelon, which you can find at farmers markets…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Tequila Lemonade

Tequila lemonade. Photo courtesy 1800 Tequila.   Nachos and tequila shots may rule at many Super Bowl parties. But for your consideration, we present tequila lemonade, courtesy of the producers of 1800 Select Silver Tequila. (The celebrity spokesperson for 1800 is Michael Imperioli of “The Sopranos,” as the fictional Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) of “Entourage”…
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