Field Cocktail

Do you know how hard it is to drink a cocktail with a pineapple leaf sticking out of it? Those leaves are sharp. This brings up a good point about garnishes. There are some that are important for olfactory reasons, citrus and herbs usually, that without them the drink would be missing something. Other garnishes,…

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Blackbeard

Argh matey! Admittedly, this cocktail has nothing to do with pirates, let alone the most notorious pirate known as Blackbeard. But When Daniel Eun ended up with more blackberries on his chin than in his mouth during recipe testing, we titled it the blackbeard. (From the PDT Cocktail Book)   Extremely well balanced, I can’t pick…

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Mary Pickford

DC rules. Literally and in terms of awesomeness. I’ve lived here for 10 years now, but always on the other side of the river. Virginia is probably my long-term home, but before we settle down forever, Virginia, I need to meet new places. So after 10 years I am finally moving into the District! I’m going…

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