The Lady Is A Tramp: Irma La Douce

June 13, 2011
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Irma La Douce is a drink invented by the Boston Chapter of ┬áLadies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails for their 2007 Chartreuse Party. It is named after the 1963 Billy Wilder movie starring Jack Lemmon & Shirley MacLaine, based on the French musical by the same name. We were introduced to it by […]

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Tiny Bubbles

June 10, 2011
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It’s hot. Half of the country is in the grips of a heat wave. Those of us crazy enough to spend the summer in the Big Easy won’t see a break from the heat until about mid October: let the coping mechanisms begin. We all come up with different ways to stay cool and avoid […]

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Rumors Of My Death: The Obituary Cocktail

June 1, 2011
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I’m not sure how it happened, but we’ve somehow been really into drinks lately. This is not to say we’ve been really into The Drink lately, we’ve simply focused more on mixed drinks and bubbly and less on beer and wine. Maybe we’re growing up. For those of you who like disguising bad booze with […]

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Waiting for Gum-Bo

January 19, 2011

The Gourmet: I forgot how long Gumbo takes to cook. After being handed the most amazing Duck & Mushroom Gumbo recipe from David Lynn at Rare Cuts and beginning the long and arduous process way too late on a Friday night, Gourmand and friends turned to me with empty stomachs and needy eyes and suggested a […]

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