Archive for November, 2010

A Most Pleasant Breath Freshener

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Really, one must admire such resourcefulness.

Roger Sterling on Those Who No Longer Drink

Monday, November 15th, 2010

“They’re so self-righteous. I never pissed my pants. This guy killed a man with a motorboat. You know what gets you over something like that? Drinking.”

 — Roger Sterling, Sterling’s Gold

Embury on the Well-Made Cocktail

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

“The well-made cocktail is that most gracious of drinks. It pleases the senses. The shared delight of those who partake in common of this refreshing nectar breaks the ice of formal reserve. Taut nerves relax; taut muscles relax; tired eyes brighten; tongues loosen; friendships deepen; the whole world become a better place in which to live.”

— David A. Embury

(with thanks to “The” Steve Carey)

Carrying a Torch for Tiki

Friday, November 12th, 2010

One hopes this young fellow applied the same industry to drinks-making that he did to the construction of this kitschy — but thoroughly delightful — bar. The menu certainly looks promising!