While most of the classic cocktails are minimal, designed to showcase the flavor and aromatics of the base liquor, the Bloody Mary is a rococo, over-the-top concoction.
Meet Navajo Susan Hudson who makes quilted art on her Bernina machine. And meet a Bernina sewing celebrity.
Starting in the time of Napoleon, Her Majesty’s Royal Navy ran on rum. Every sailor (not the officers) received a daily rum ration, affectionately called a tot.
The logo looks like a silhouette of spaghetti western-era Clint Eastwood with chopsticks instead of a gun. I assume it’s a reference to Tampopo, the famous (well, it oughta be) “ramen western,” a tale of a quest for the perfect noodle.
Bearing the endearing IBA description “an all day cocktail” the sidecar is indeed named after the motorcycle sidecar, a familiar sight during World Wars I and II.
We think better, work smarter and more creatively when we take a break from the grind to eat and converse with other humans.
What’s old fashioned about it? There are lots of theories, but the most popular is that it is most like the original cocktail—liquor, with a little sugar and bitters added for relief.
Salt Lake magazine introduced The Tasting Tour Bus last week to help get a taste of the city, and I was lucky enough to get my hands on a couple tickets before they sold out!
Here’s where I differ with the IBA: Their recipe calls for a margarita on the rocks in a margarita glass.
Lots of perfectly nice people, including James Bond, like a vodka Martini.