Gin and Aperol Lively Cocktail

Gin and Aperol Lively Cocktail

I had gin. I had Aperol. I wanted to combine them. A quick search found this recipe on Epicurious. There it is called Gin and Aperol for the Win. I’m calling it Lively instead because I am leaving out the curry leaf and salt the Epicurious recipe calls for. And I find...
Hot Mango Muddle Cocktail

Hot Mango Muddle Cocktail

We were just in the market and I told my wife, “I need a fresh peach.” My wife is pleasant and understanding but can at times be overwhelmed by my requests, my senseless requests. “Brian, it is January. There are no fresh peaches.” “Okay,...
The Harlow from The Spotted Pig

The Harlow from The Spotted Pig

  Having brunch? Want something far, far beyond a mimosa? Read on. In the West Village on 11th Street, just past Hudson, there is The Spotted Pig, the extraordinary restaurant from April Bloomfield. If you can dine there, it is a must. If you cannot, then pick up...