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February 8, 2017

Happy Hour: In the Mood For Love

by Kayoko Akabori

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When we talked about me creating a cocktail with the theme of love for Valentine’s day, I balked.

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November 11, 2013

The Forest Feast: Orange Galette

by Erin Gleeson

Hola from España! To celebrate finishing the cookbook (yay!), we headed to Andalusia. We rented a little apartment in Sevilla which is such an idyllic town.

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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.

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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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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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July 6, 2012

The PDT Project: Aperol Spritz

by Payman Bahmani

It’s 95˚F right now in Brooklyn and my air conditioner is busted, so the timing for this refreshing drink couldn’t be any better.

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June 15, 2012

The PDT Project: Albert Mathieu

by Payman Bahmani

Albert Mathieu was a French mining engineer, who in 1802 proposed a plan to build a tunnel beneath the English Channel connecting France and England.

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May 25, 2012

The PDT Project: Against All Odds Cocktail

by Payman Bahmani

At its core, the art of mixing drinks involves the skillful ability to balance flavors. Sometimes it’s a simple task involving three ingredients that are prima facie playmates, resulting in an instant classic–the Daiquiri or Manhattan cocktails come to mind here.

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April 13, 2012

The PDT Project: #3 Cup

by Payman Bahmani

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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.

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April 7, 2010

Happy Hour: Blood and Sand

by Payman Bahmani

Blood and Sand 

Of all the names one could choose for a cocktail, the Blood and Sand is one of the oddest.

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