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Grilled Grapefruit Paloma

Not a lot of history surrounds the Paloma cocktail. A name that means “dove” in Spanish, the Paloma was apparently created by Don Javier Delgado Corona, owner of La Capilla

Smoke Signals

More than ten years in the making, we are finally posting a cocktail we discovered during our first week in Portland. It was the vacation that inspired a cross-country move.

Vancouver

With so many historical references broadly available, and enough modern ones drawing comparisons and stimulating conversations, the classics are well-established. Naming disputes have been settled, so if someone orders a

Turf Club

Before a time of mobile electronics, blogs and social media, a person of means might have spent the afternoon “working” at the local club—a serious place to conduct serious business.

Stargazing with Galileo

Who hasn’t been tempted to try butter in their coffee in lieu of cream? It seems pretty indulgent, but some people swear by it, calling it bullet, or bulletproof coffee.

How to Make Non-alcoholic Triple Sec

Triple sec is a clear, orange-flavored liqueur—originally a strong, sweet type of Curaçao made from the dried peels of bitter oranges. One of the most famous brands is Cointreau, known

Bourbon Renewal

We have always felt privileged to write about recipes and techniques demonstrated by Jeffrey Morgenthaler just a few miles away at Clyde Common. One of the benefits of living in

Penicillin

It’s not going to cure the global pandemic, but the Penicillin cocktail by New York’s Sam Ross can make you feel better about making cocktails at home. It is a

Barrel Roll

We’ve covered so many recipes over the years it is easy to forget posts from the early days. We continue forward with seemingly no end in sight, but sharing virtual

Deep Blue Sea

Several years have passed since we mixed up a cocktail by Portland’s own Andrew Boggs called the South Side Rickey. That recipe was one of several Spring 2014 cocktails from

Little Italy

Created by Audrey Saunders at the famous Pegu Club in New York and named for one of the city’s neighborhoods, this is another Negroni variant with New York style. Opting

Old Pal

It’s Negroni Week, so we are featuring another variation on the classic Negroni cocktail to expand your options as you enjoy delicious drinks that feature Campari. We also created a