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Tag Archives: Pegu Club

• Audrey Sanders & Jim Meehan, NYC mixologists, up for James Beard Awards

Audrey Sanders & Jim Meehan, NYC mixologists, up for James Beard Awards

When it comes to cocktails, New Yorkers don’t mess around. This year’s James Beard nominees for Best Bar Program include swanky Manhattan watering holes PDT and Pegu Club — run by Jim Meehan and Audrey Sanders, respectively. “Words can’t describe how honored we are to be recognized,” says Meehan, whose hidden cocktail lounge — which […]

• What’s old is new again…a dry shake for cocktails

What’s old is new again…a dry shake for cocktails

About five years ago, when I was conducting a bartender-training workshop, a certain Chad Solomon, then a bartender at New York’s Pegu Club, introduced me to the dry shake. It was a pivotal moment for me. The dry shake – shaking a cocktail containing egg white without ice in order to properly emulsify the ingredients […]