ROKC NYC REVIEW

Two veterans of NYC ‘s storied Japanese bar, Angels Share, Shigefumi Kabashima and Tetsuo Hasegawa have taken their talents to Hamilton Heights. Called ROKC (ramen, oysters, kitchen, and cocktails) the bar is located at 3452 Broadway. It is a relatively small place of about 30 seats that serves up ramen bowls, raw oysters, and inventive… Continue reading ROKC NYC REVIEW

Herbs and Rye (Las Vegas) Review

Ahh, Las Vegas the adult playground. The city filled with cheap drinks, even cheaper liquor, and legal public drinking. I will always remember my first drink in Vegas, cheap well liquor mixed an in even cheaper slushy mix. If this was what I had to look forward to it would be a long week. There… Continue reading Herbs and Rye (Las Vegas) Review

Battery Harris (Brooklyn, NY) Review

Battery Harris opened only 6 weeks ago (when we visited) in Williamsburg, Brookyn. It has a limited Jamaican/Southern menu set in an open and airy indoor/outdoor space. The food is backed up by a a smattering of drinks and ever rotating selection of slushies. Atmosphere/Décor The whole place gives off a chill and relaxed vibe.… Continue reading Battery Harris (Brooklyn, NY) Review

Cana Brava Rum Review

Cana Brava is the work of The 86 Co. which is made up of Simon Ford, Dushan Zaric & Jason Kosmos (founders of Employees Only), Malte Barnekow, and Kris Roth. Cana Brava is a 3 year old aged rum from the region of Herrar in Panama. It is made from raw sugar cane molasses that… Continue reading Cana Brava Rum Review

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

The Hemingway daiquiri is the stuff of legend and is shrouded in mystery. No one really knows for the sure the exact recipe and the drinks true history. I won’t dive into the controversy as several writers have covered the topic in detail. And a sugarless daiquiri is one of the most tart and undrinkable… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

The Hemingway daiquiri is the stuff of legend and is shrouded in mystery. No one really knows for the sure the exact recipe and the drinks true history. I won’t dive into the controversy as several writers have covered the topic in detail. And a sugarless daiquiri is one of the most tart and undrinkable… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1

This is the original daiquiri, the classic. Its not frozen and its not fruity. Its pure, simple, and authentic. Measuring is essential in this drink. Too much lime and its too tart, too much sugar and its too sweet, too much booze and its near undrinkable. Daiquiri 2.5 oz White Rum (Flor de Caña Extra… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1