Tag: Cocktails and Mixed Drinks

Edible Scotch Pods Cause ‘a Bit of a Stir’ With Whisky Fans

Glenlivet, one of the venerable names in Scotch whisky, experimented with something new this month: a tiny whisky cocktail that comes in a clear, edible packet instead of a glass. It even came with a hashtag for social media: #noglassrequired. But Twitter users seemed unimpressed, and a little freaked out. In a video released last […]

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How Ivy Mix, Cocktail Expert, Spends Her Sundays

Growing up in Vermont, Ivy Mix would rise at dawn to spend her Sundays riding horses. But when she became a bartender in New York City, Sundays were all about sleeping in. These days Ms. Mix, 33, is busy as a co-owner of Leyenda (Spanish for “legend”), a “pan-Latin cocktail bar” in Cobble Hill that […]

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49 Good Reasons to Make a Restaurant Reservation

Change is the only constant in New York, and each season brings a host of new options for diners weary of the same old, same old. There are bigger, better food halls to lure the lunch crowd, and breweries and bars to tempt after work. Veteran chefs with solid reputations are taking risks, while unproven […]

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Arturo Castro, Star of ‘Alternatino,’ Names a Cocktail After Himself

“I love speakeasies,” said Arturo Castro. “All around New York, I love finding the most hidden spots.” Which is why, one June afternoon, he was at Please Don’t Tell, the East Village cocktail lounge tucked behind a hot dog joint on St. Marks Place. Despite the heat and humidity, he wore a dark long-sleeve shirt, […]

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