New York Cocktails
Cocktails are all the rage now, having their greatest resurgence in popularity since the good old days of Mad Men. The city of New York probably has more choices for places to buy cocktails than any other, with bars and pubs on nearly every corner. This timely little tome examines the usual and unusual in the cocktail world today with an eye toward history and place. How did we get here to these marvelous new concoctions? Each of these one hundred cocktails not only has a recipe and instructions but something of a lineage. What was the origin of this particular cocktail? How did it change over time? Don’t miss the Screen Door Slam or the Psycho Killer. Yum! There are overviews of some of the best bars in New York as well as introductions to some of the best bartenders. If you happen to find yourself in Paris or Berlin or, well, Milwaukee, fear not. This book will guide you to good New York cocktails there as well. It will instruct you on how to set up a proper bar at home with necessary ingredients, tools, and glassware as well as where to buy them. This is a winner.
Cider Mill Press