The Conga Cooler was one of the many potions created by head barman Pancho Morales at Tommy’s Place in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in the early 1940s. Signs over the bar advertised drinks to “Hemingway types” and soldiers who were living in the moment.
From Faith: I know and fully appreciate how lucky I am—that I can call up our frequent contributor, Connecticut bartender Anthony DeSerio, and request that he make whatever’s floating around in my imagination. This time, boozy, fruit-based popsicles came to mind as an entertaining way to enjoy a cocktail with your friends; we think this could […]
The Gold Winner of the 5th annual Martini Competition went to Infinity Hall.
When my husband, Matt, and I are on our sailboat, we visit Nantucket, hang out with Faith at her vacation home at Orient Point, on the North Fork of Long Island, and gorgeous Shelter Island, just off the North Fork. Our tradition is to tie-up and jump in our dingy, aiming for land and cocktails […]
We’re pretty much all-in when we hear a drink is made with pineapple juice; it makes us think of Tiki bars, skull concoctions, and tropical air. This simple recipe combines Chambord, fresh lime juice and pineapple. When Faith serves these as a starter, she likes to grill pineapple until its caramelized for dessert; serve it […]