Black Forest Shooter

Enjoy this shot as an after-dinner drink or in place of dessert.
May 2008
diary of a foodie

Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie: Drinks: The Golden Age of Spirits

Come along as we travel the globe to discover the exciting and flavorful world of spirits.
diary of a foodie

Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie: Raising the Bar

What does it take to turn a run-of-the-mill beverage into an exceptional drink?

wine + spirits + beer

When Tom Met Jerry

Maybe every other barfly around has heard of the Tom & Jerry cocktail, but I’d never heard of it when I stumbled across a vat of it in the freezer.
wine + spirits + beer

The Great Tip-Off

A dollar? Two bucks? Zilch? The rules for tipping at bars are as subjective as a well-made Martini. sets the record straight.
wine + spirits + beer

Behold: The Bananimé

So what happens when you stick a bunch of circus peanuts into some cheap vodka and let it sit for a few days?
wine + spirits + beer

Tonic for a Twenty

The gin and tonic in the bar at Per Se is worth both the dollars and the inconvenience.

Beyond Shaken or Stirred: A Theory of Mixology

You don't have to be a rocket scientist—or a bartender—to create a cocktail recipe.
October 2003

Here’s How

To achieve bon vivant status, aspiring cocktailians need only follow the legendary Charles H. Baker Jr.’s mixological advice in Here’s How.
October 1942
Subscribe to Gourmet