Essential Cocktail

April 29, 2009

Happy Hour: The Mint Julep

by Payman Bahmani

The first Saturday in May is a special time of year for many Americans, especially those south of the Mason-Dixon. The month of May is to fans of horse racing what March is to college hoops fans, because it means it’s time for the annual “Run for the Roses,” better known as the Kentucky Derby. […]

February 18, 2009

Happy Hour: Irish Coffee

by Payman Bahmani

Some of my friends think of me as the guy who likes fancy-schmancy cocktails. It’s true, I like a lot of fancy-schmancy things. I really like the word fancy-schmancy. It is also true that on occasion I can be a pain in the ass for some unsuspecting and unprepared bartender when I’m lecturing him about […]