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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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October 26, 2012

The PDT Project: Betula

by Payman Bahmani

The Betula cocktail first appeared on the PDT menu in the Fall of 2007, and a great cocktail for the Fall it is.

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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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July 20, 2012

The PDT Project: Applejack Rabbit

by Payman Bahmani

“Did you say you’d like an Apple Martini? I’m sorry but we don’t carry any Apple Puckers, and the year is not 2002.”
-Me

Perhaps you’ve been in jail for most of this century and you’ve recently been set free, and so you have nary a notion of the occurrences of the last decade.

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May 21, 2012

Forest Feast: Candied Lemon

by Erin Gleeson

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I have so many lemons right now I don’t know what to do with them all!

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May 4, 2012

The PDT Project: 21st Century

by Payman Bahmani

21st Century

Last week I wrote about the classic 20th Century cocktail, and this week we move into modern times with the 21st Century.

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April 27, 2012

The PDT Project: 20th Century

by Payman Bahmani

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The 20th Century is a cocktail created in the 20th Century (1937 to be exact) by C.A.

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May 4, 2011

Happy Hour: General Ignacio

by Payman Bahmani

General Ignacio

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, and many of you will be sloshing down the compulsory Margaritas and tequila shots, which in no way would I want to stand in the way of.

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January 19, 2011

Happy Hour: The Hot Toddy

by Payman Bahmani

Jasmine Toddy

Last week I wrote about the Hot Buttered Rum, and how it’s a winter drink for when you’re feeling festive (and when you’ve planned far enough ahead of time and made the essential spiced rum batter). 

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