TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Fishers Island Lemonade

Fishers Island is located in Long Island Sound, between the eastern tips of Connecticut and Long Island. Open for 100 years, it has long been a haven for summer visitors. The Pequot, the only public bar and restaurant on the island, is a gathering place for cocktails, burgers, wood-fired pizza, local Fishers Island oysters and…
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RECIPE: Honey Cocktail…Two Bees Walk Into A Bar

For spring and summer, this honey-based cocktail can strike just the right tone: a light buzz. We adapted it from the cocktail of the month, called Two Bees Walk Into A Bar, at Davio’s Italian Steakhouse in New York City. It uses an easy-to-make honey simple syrup, infused with rosemary, that you can use in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Frosé, A Rosé Cocktail

We were delighted with this summer refreshment idea from Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. The Frosé combines Davio’s house-made sorbet with rosé wine. It’s a refreshing winetail, a mixed drink made with wine instead of spirits (also see beertail.) You can turn a Frosé into dessert by adding more fruit and less wine. You also can…
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RECIPE: Strawberry Basil Gimlet

Finish summer in style with a Strawberry Basil Gimlet. Photo courtesy Ruth’s Chris Steak House.   Here‘s a “berry” summery drink: a Strawberry Basil Gimlet. We were inspired by this photo from Ruth’s Chris Steak House to make a batch yesterday. RECIPE: STRAWBERRY BASIL GIMLET Ingredients Per Cocktail 2 parts gin* 1/2 part fresh lemon…
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FATHER’S DAY: Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail

Looking for a special cocktail for Father’s Day? We love this Melon Mirage cocktail, what some might call a Watermelon Martini. But just because something has gin or vodka and is served in a Martini glass doesn’t make it a Martini—see Martini History below. Yellow or orange watermelon, which you can find at farmers markets…
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