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August 30, 2013

Happy Hour: The Saigon Correspondent

by Fredo Ceraso

Fact: A gin and tonic is the quintessential summer cocktail. My grandmother Margaret knew this and would serve the iconic drink from a gallon handle of Gordon’s gin topping it off with a lime and Schweppes tonic water.

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June 14, 2013

Kayo’s Kitchen @Hopkins Buffet: Ume Gin Cocktail

by Kayoko

Welcome to a special edition of Kayo’s Kitchen: Live from Hopkins Buffet! For those who follow our Instagram, you may have asked yourselves, “Where is the Hopkins Buffet?” Well, it’s Yoko’s house of course!

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February 8, 2013

Happy Hour: Fraise Sauvage for Valentine’s Day

by Fredo Ceraso

“Champagne for our real friends and real pains for our sham friends.”
- A toast from Harry’s Bar in Paris circa 1920

This Valentine’s Day, make sure your pre or post-romantic dinner drink is the classic champagne cocktail.

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November 30, 2012

The PDT Project: Blackbeard

by Payman Bahmani

The Blackbeard debuted on the PDT cocktail menu in the Summer of 2008. It’s another creation by former PDT bartender Daniel Eun, who now attends law school full time but occasionally manages to squeeze a few shifts every now and then at The Varnish in LA.

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November 9, 2012

The PDT Project: Bijou

by Payman Bahmani

There was a bit of bad weather last week that stole my focus away from the PDT Project, but now that Sandy’s been replaced by something more manageable for New Yorkers (a blizzard), I can refocus my attention and trudge on to the next recipe in the PDT Cocktail Book, the Bijou.

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October 12, 2012

The PDT Project: Berlioni

by Payman Bahmani

When creating cocktails, bartenders draw inspiration from a wide array of sources. The most common of those sources are other bartenders and other classic cocktails of the past.

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September 21, 2012

The PDT Project: Bee’s Knees

by Payman Bahmani

About a century ago, to call something “the bee’s knees” meant you considered it to be of top notch quality.

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August 24, 2012

The PDT Project: Aviation

by Payman Bahmani

The Aviation is one of the last great cocktails created before Prohibition, having been invented just a few years before the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment.

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August 17, 2012

The PDT Project: Astoria Bianco

by Payman Bahmani

Before Jim Meehan opened PDT, he honed his craft behind the bar at a few different bars and restaurants in New York City.

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August 10, 2012

The PDT Project: Archangel

by Payman Bahmani

The Archangel cocktail was created in 2006, and is the collaborative effort of bartenders Michael McIlroy and Richard Boccato of Milk & Honey fame.

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