Posts tagged "cocktails"

6 Cocktails Named After Famous Folks

Mel Gibson's infamous rants have earned him a lot of haters, but now they've also earned him the honor of having a drink named after him. At the Oak Bar in New York's Plaza Hotel, they're serving up a Mel 'Bipolar' Gibson. Executive chef Eric Hara said of the drink, "Gibson … Bipolar ……
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2010

Recipe: Sweet And Simple Basil Lemonade

As they say, when life gives you lemons ... well, you know the drill. Turn this classic warm weather drink into something gourmet and high-class by focusing on basil flavors. Basil might seem a bit off for a lemonade recipe, but it functions similarly to mint when crushed and coupled with sugar, lending a fresh…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 31, 2010

Pass Some Whisky Stones Over

We're calling it—the lady's drink of 2010? Johnnie Walker Black on the rocks. Unexpected, sexy, impressive. So, let's talk serious scotch for a second. Ice can easily ruin a fine malt, either by adding weird freezer taste to it, or simply by diluting it too quickly. Purists will want to check out these whisky stone…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 10, 2010

Careful, Kids, Drinking Can Cause Chemical Reactions

It's hard to decide whether this chemistry set-inspired cocktail set is a warning against the dangers of drinking or just the coolest, most geeked-out way to make a margarita. Either way, the dork in us all can't get enough of this combination of two of our favorite things: cocktails and nerdiness. [GeekSugar]…
By: Lily Q / March 13, 2010

MWAH: The Cocktail Gallery K.I.S.S. Poster

The mantra "Keep it simple, stupid" may get you through life, but it won't help you mix a delicious drink. The Cocktail Gallery's "K.I.S.S." poster reminds us what’s really important when it comes to shaken or stirred beverages: simple syrup. Be sure to keep the 1:1 water and sugar combo in mind whenever you whi…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 8, 2010

Bottoms Up! New Year’s Eve Pink Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Happy New Year’s Eve! Is it cocktail time yet? If I’ve learned one thing in my life, it’s never miss a chance to drink champagne! Tonight I’m going to be serving up one of my favorite recipes that require the bubbly -- pink champagne to be exact. This cocktail has been my kryptonite since I…
By: Simcha / December 31, 2009

Drink Up! Shaken And Stirred By Rachel Maddow

Getting ready to throw a New Years Party? Or just need a drink after all that family time? Well, not your average newscaster, the hilarious Rachel Maddow is here to rescue you with her special recipe for a cocktail as unforgettably awesome as her commentary.
By: Simcha / December 27, 2009

Cocktail Perfectionists, Behold The Eternal Ice Drop

You know what second drinks are, right? When the remaining ice in your cocktail melts, allowing you to suck every last drop of alcohol out of the glass? This might be swell if you're Pam on "The Office" and enjoying a jumbo-sized Blue Lagoon from Applebee's. But for your finer concoctions, ice can rui…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 15, 2009

What Editors, Models, And Designers Are Gettin’ Drunk On During Fashion Week

So, the editors don't actually have time to stop and sip them, but all kinds of somehow-got-in-the-door-but-why-are-they-here? types in the tents are swilling free booze in between doing whatever it is they're doing in there. What are they drinking? We know we've spotted Moet here and there, but the harder stuff is Akvinta Vodka, the…
By: Erin Flaherty / September 15, 2009

The “Mad Men” Drinking Game

It's "Mad Men" mania over here at TheFrisky. The only way we could possibly overdose is by playing this drinking game. Round up some friends for the season premiere on Sunday night and see if you can keep up with the characters. If you want to class things up, take a cue from…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 13, 2009

No. 5 Champagne Cocktail Inspired By Iconic Perfume

Tony Conigliaro based the No. 5 Champagne Cocktail on a famous perfume from a Parisian fashion house, which you should have guessed by now. He came up with the concept for the cocktail after realizing that the perfume-making process is similar to the way cocktails are made. First, he studied how that particular Chanel perfume…
By: Annika Harris / June 11, 2009

Crave: Food & Wine Cocktails 2009

Sometimes, we'll go out on the town only to spend much of the night pushing our way through piles of people in an attempt to reach the bar. Then, when we finally get the bartender's attention, we can't even think of a drink we want him to make. For a change of pace, we're going…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2009

Alcohol Does A Body Good

Mojito Lip Balm, $12, Malin + Goetz Senorita Margarita Ultra Rich 3-in-1 Shampoo, Shower Gel, and Bubble Bath, $16, Philosophy Drinking too much alcohol will make you have a bad face day, and it might cause premature aging. However, cocktails in the form of beauty products will perk you up a…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2009

Booze 101: Stock A Liquor Cabinet Like A Big Girl

Certain things go out of style, but a classic martini isn't one of them. So, if your idea of liquid entertainment is a pitiful six-pack of Bud Lite, you might want to educate yourself in the language of liquor. (You can get drunk as part of this, but please wait until the end of the…
By: Leonora Epstein / April 14, 2009

Quickies!: ‘Tis The Season For Social Drinking

It's easy to blame winter weight gain on rich desserts and festive foods, but those holiday beverages are riddled with calories, too. These tips and Pomegranate Cosmos will help beat the winter calories. [Shine] Beijing is experiencing a sexual revolution, in which people are swinging and having sex on the internet. […
By: Annika Harris / December 2, 2008

Quickies!: Sex In An Auto Made Comfy

Sex in a car can be extremely awkward. Here are some tips to make the experience comfortable and pleasurable. [Dear Sugar] Hallelujah! A low-calorie margarita does exist. [College Candy] Beef up your booty with a booty bra. [Tango] Fast food and beer go together like a hand in a…
By: Annika Harris / August 7, 2008

Tuesday Quickies!

Watermelon is the new Viagra, only with seeds! [Asylum] Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves named their little baby boy Levi. Sigh. Cooter Adonis was sooo much cuter. Oh well. [DListed] Peephole panties offer "butt cleavage."[Tango] What to expect at sex therapy. [Dear Sugar] How to navigate the…
By: Annika Harris / July 8, 2008

Friday Quickies!

Want to date Brad Garrett? He's putting together an online series where he goes on blind dates with 10 women? [Tango] Don't get to worried if your boyfriend is moving in with a girl (who's not you). [DearSugar] Em & Lo talk to author Jenny Block about her book on ope…
By: The Frisky / June 13, 2008

Final Purge: Sex And The City Mania!

We swear, after Monday, when Catherine and I will have a brief IM about what we thought of the movie, we will not write about this show AGAIN. Or at least for a very, very long time. -- Editor Over the course of the show, Carrie had 14 sex partners, Charlotte had 17, Miranda had…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 30, 2008
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