Tag Archives: David Wondrich

• Toast the end of ‘Mad Men’ with the era’s classic cocktails

Toast the end of ‘Mad Men’ with the era’s classic cocktails

From Don Draper’s old fashioneds to Roger Sterling’s smuggled-in Stoli, cocktails have played a major role on AMC’s “Mad Men.” But was it really that great an era to drink? Although the show celebrates classic cocktails, it is set in the ’60s, when mixed drinks were sliding into a sugary slump, says drinks historian David […]

• Better by the Batch: Bottled Cocktails Are Where It’s AT

Better by the Batch: Bottled Cocktails Are Where It’s AT

Often the best option in a busy bar, bottled cocktails are now bringing pro-quality mixology home. AT THE NEW London cocktail emporium White Lyan, you won’t find lemons or limes on the bar, nor any ice stored behind it. Every mixed drink on the establishment’s ambitious list is made and bottled before opening and then […]