Miami has long been a wasteland for cocktails. There, I said it. That’s not to say there aren’t places making wonderful drinks. And there are most certainly some very talented professionals manning the city’s bars. Read More
This is the most exciting time of the year for the global bar community as thousands of us descend upon New Orleans for the annual Tales of the Cocktail extravaganza. I can’t even remember how many I’ve attended, though I More
Fork & Shaker is a metaphor for two of my great passions in life –food & drink. Maybe this site will make you thirsty. Maybe it will make you hungry. Maybe it will show you that the world of cocktails and other fine libations can be found all over the world. But if it does nothing more than help you appreciate all that is beautiful and unique when the crossroads of food and drink meet, then that will make me very happy.
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The Ordinary – which flung open its doors into a grandiose room that once housed a bank – is anything but. I haven’t read the reviews of the place (and boy, are they rife), but I suspect I’m not the first scribe to turn such a phrase. Read More
There are very few drinks that contain chocolate that taste any good. The 20th Century – from the 1937 Café Royal Bar Guide – is perhaps the only iteration that offers any credibility. And my Chocolate Negroni might well be More