Tag Archives: Soho

• What are you doing for World Gin Day, Saturday 6/15?

What are you doing for World Gin Day, Saturday 6/15?

As if you lot needed an excuse, it’s World Gin Day on Saturday. An ancient rite, ever since some gin marketing people invented it a couple of minutes ago, World Gin Day traditionally sees families up and down the country gather round the Gin Tree to say prayers to Mother Juniper before the children take […]

• The Cocktails Must Be Kosher

The Cocktails Must Be Kosher

Of all the mixologists charged this year with creating a cocktail list in New York, Nick Mautone, the beverage director at the new SoHo restaurant Jezebel, may have faced the greatest challenge. Jezebel is a kosher restaurant, and the cocktails also had to fall in line with the laws of kashrut. Kosher wine lists are […]

• The trend: prohibition cocktails

The trend: prohibition cocktails

LONDON: That Prohibition-style drinking should suddenly be popular has a certain economic logic. After the Great Crash, punchy, pared-down drinks were served in small, dimly lit bars. Now, during the Great Crunch, tiny speakeasy bars are opening in London, hidden down alleys and behind shop fronts, mimicking New York bars like Please Don’t Tell, entered […]