February 24, 2017

The Umami Reader: Can Ethnic Restaurants Be “Authentic” If They’re Not Cheap?

by Sarah Han

Photo via @jamessyhabout

– Hopefully you got a chance to eat at Hawker Fare Oakland before it closed last weekend. 

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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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March 16, 2011

Happy Hour: March Cocktails: Bloody Caesar for the Ides

by Fredo Ceraso


When selecting a mid-March cocktail for this article, I was tempted to go the easy route with a St.

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July 14, 2010

Happy Hour: Name That Cocktail

by Payman Bahmani

No Name Cocktail 

Last week I wrote a post on the CKTL Jam event that took place at the Astor Center in NY, and I promised that this week I would share the recipe for the second of the two improv cocktails I created, as soon as I figured out what to call it. 

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