Vintage Cocktail Project: Doctor Cocktail

Today’s adventure in vintageland (yes, I know it’s not a word) is courtesy of the Doctor Cocktail.  It’s a cocktail born of the Trader Vic tradition, but heavily influenced by similar drinks created in 1936 at the Ritz Bar in Paris.  It is a very simple drink with only three ingredients: rum, Swedish Punsch, and …


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I’ll Take Manhattan

There are as many approaches toward a Manhattan as there are to, well, Manhattan itself. Bourbon or rye? Broadway or the Village? What type of vermouth? See a musical or a drama? Ice or straight up? Cab or subway? No wrong answers. Well, maybe a couple, but we won’t judge. Lately, we’ve had several requests … Continue reading I’ll Take Manhattan

Revisiting Top Flr

A couple of weeks ago, Nicky, The Piper and I all found ourselves with an open night and a need for some guaranteed good libations. It had been a while since we had spent an evening at Top Flr, so we headed over to check out some of the new cocktails on the menu. We … Continue reading Revisiting Top Flr