Bartenders, especially in San Francisco, have been at the forefront of the return of pisco to the American cocktail repertoire. Master distiller Johnny Schuler explains the differences in this musto verde pisco and how the American palate is coming around to the pleasures of the South American grape brandy.
The Straw that Stirs the Drink
Making your menu stand out means: A. Including rare, housemade ingredients; B. Taking classic recipes and making them your own; C. Handing the menu over to a different bartender each night; D. All of the above.
Whither White Whiskey?
Two new white whiskies from the biggest names in American spirits make it clear that some folks are optimistic about the quality and prospects for the stuff - count me not among them.