Articles Tagged: Cocktail Entertaining

Top Shelf Ice for Top Shelf Booze

Not happy with the old ice tray? Ice melts too quickly and dilutes your drink?

Never fear, the Taisan Ice Mold makes 30 – 40 Spherical ice balls each hour.

Why a sphere? A sphere minimizes surface area and therefore minimizes the amount of melting going on.

This equals cold booze that isn’t watered down. A must have for any upscale cocktail lounge.

$1300 Ice Mold –
buy at Japan Trend Shop
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2007 – A Drinker’s Look Back

As we close the bar on 2007, I felt it appropriate to take a look back. Sure everyone does these lists, but it is fun to look at the year that was. I I figure, hey! why not?

So with out further ado, here are some of my favorites from 2007.


– Gin, The New Vodka?
– Super Bowl Cocktails
– Top 10 US Party Cities

– Suck & Blow
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Bartending Books

Bartending & entertaining guides make great gifts. Here’s a few we really like.

Gary Regan — (writes for the SF Chronicle , very well regarded mixologist)
The bartenders Bible

Bartending for Dummies (always good)

The Craft of the Cocktail – Dale DeGroff — Legendary Bartender from the Rainbow Room

The ultimate A-Z Cocktail Book – I use this one alot

Cocktail Food – we gotta eat

Cocktail Parties with a twist

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