My current Lady Friend has come to share in my interest of cocktails. She’s a tequila gal, which leaves my whisky splendidily available for my sole consumption. Over the course of our time together, I have been encouraging her to start a small home bar of her own. Due to […]

The $50 Manhattan

Glass photography 101, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Avoid Reflections. Rule number one of glass photography is to be aware of reflections. Glass will unmercifully reveal your light sources, should you put them anywhere near its surface. The trick? Shoot through it. Don’t light glass directly, but […]

Intro to Glass Photography

Negroni I
My first Negroni. – 1.5oz Hendricks gin – 1.5oz Martini & Rosso sweet vermouth – 1.5oz Campari Stir in chilled old fashioned glass. Garnish with orange peel. I’m not a great lover of gin, but I’m making an effort to be civil. We get along fine in front of others, […]

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