Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Eugene O’Neill’s favorite cocktail

March 17, 2011 • 4 Comments For our literary St. Patrick’s Day cocktail needs (yes, that’s a real need), we must look to the great drinkers of the Irish-American lit tradition. In fact, I didn’t have to look very far, because…


October 20, 2010

Halloween cocktail, anyone?

No Comments October 20, 2010 • No Comments With Halloween right around the corner, you’re most likely facing three crucial questions: Where am I going to go? What am I going to wear? And what am I going to drink? Never afraid to…


March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

1 Comment March 17, 2010 • 1 Comment For this day of uninhibited drinking and pride in all things Irish, we offer up the favorite drink of novelist James Gould Cozzens: the Half and Half (courtesy of Hemingway and Bailey’s Bartending Guide to…


December 29, 2009

Cheers to the New Year!

No Comments December 29, 2009 • No Comments With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we wanted to share a cocktail recipe from Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers. Following a celebratory evening and one too many glasses of…


October 27, 2009

Your Hunt for the Perfect Halloween Cocktail? Nevermore.

3 Comments October 27, 2009 • 3 Comments Today’s post is a tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, a master writer whose eerie tales give me the Halloween willies worse than any slasher flick! Like most great writers, Poe enjoyed a good, stiff drink.…