May 3, 2012

Tokyo-SF Bartender Salon Video Series: Ryan Fitzgerald (Beretta)

by Kayoko Akabori

In this video, Ryan Fitzgerald of Beretta in San Francisco makes three different kinds of margaritas, including the famed Tommy’s version. At Beretta, Ryan is always creating dynamic cocktails with tequila and mezcal, so it came as little surprise that this classic would be his signature drink. This presentation was particularly interesting, as Ryan demonstrated […]

July 7, 2010

Happy Hour: CKTL Jam! (Plus It’s Hot As Fuck!)

by Payman Bahmani

As I mentioned last week, the theme here all month long is HOT HOT HEAT! And judging by the mercury-topping temperatures this week here in New York, it appears Mother Nature keeps up with this blog, because she’s definitely doing her part to keep the theme as relevant as possible. But unlike all the whiny crybabies out […]

May 20, 2009

Happy Hour: Reposado Tequila Cocktails

by Payman Bahmani

For Happy Hour this week we are knee-deep in fermented agave and that’s just the way I like it. Last week I promised to feature tequila all this month, so this week I am featuring cocktails made with reposado tequila. You can see the past two weeks’ posts here and here. Reposado tequila is a […]