cognac


December 28, 2016

Happy Hour: The Drake

by Kayoko Akabori

IMG_1916

When the holidays roll around, I reach for Cognac. The Sidecar is my all-time favorite cocktail for these times – a festive mix of Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon.

Read More

March 15, 2013

Happy Hour: The Improved Japanese Cocktail

by Fredo Ceraso

In honor of Umami Mart’s sixth anniversary/ lease-signing and the Japan Week celebration in NYC, this month we spotlight the Japanese Cocktail for Happy Hour.

Read More

January 11, 2013

Happy Hour: The Midnight Stinger

by Fredo Ceraso

Minty, refreshing, and undeniably potent, the Stinger cocktail is part reviver, part ultimate nightcap. The cocktail originates around the fin de siecle, but was not memorialized until Tom Bullock’s Ideal Bartender (1917).

Read More

December 14, 2012

The PDT Project: Black Jack

by Payman Bahmani

Over the last decade the cocktail renaissance has spread across the country and helped turn bartending from a mere side-job for college students and aspiring actors into an honorable profession.

Read More

October 19, 2012

The PDT Project: Betsy Ross

by Payman Bahmani

If you grew up in America, then chances are you’re familiar with the story of Elizabeth Griscom Ross, better known as Betsy Ross.

Read More

August 3, 2012

The PDT Project: Apricot Flip

by Payman Bahmani

For the uninitiated, the term “flip” refers to a category of alcoholic drinks that involve a whole raw egg as an ingredient.

Read More

April 13, 2012

The PDT Project: #3 Cup

by Payman Bahmani

#3 Cup

The #2 drink in the PDT Cocktail Book is the #3 Cup. If you like the Pimm’s Cup, then you cannot pass up this one, which appeared on the PDT menu in the spring of 2009.

Read More

January 26, 2012

Happy Hour: The Rum Vieux Carré

by Fredo Ceraso

Rum Vieux Carre

Let’s face it, mid-winter is almost upon us and there is not a ground hog is sight.

Read More

November 3, 2010

Happy Hour: Rikuo Cocktail

by Payman Bahmani

Rikuo Cocktail

Sometimes I hear or read about something while going about my every day business and it inspires me to hit my liquor cabinet and create something.

Read More

October 14, 2010

Best of UM: Happy Hour: Metropole

by Kayoko Akabori

Metropole Diptych

By Paystyle
Originally posted on March 3, 2010

*I am especially fond of this post because it has reunited long lost family members (almost).

Read More