The bloody Mary at LIV is made with local horseradish. (Credit: David Benthal)
It’s no secret that locally sourced farm-to-table food defines the culinary scene on the North Fork.
With dozens of farms growing diverse and delicious produce it makes sense that chefs have embraced all the area has to offer in the dishes they prepare at their restaurants. Farm-to-glass is also an important part of the North Fork experience — and not just in the grapes pressed into wine or the hops harvested into beer. Farm-fresh cocktails are also on the rise. (more…)
Traditionally, cocktails that combine a spirit, citrus and either ginger ale or ginger beer are referred to as “bucks.” And when vodka was introduced to the American market the drink was cleverly pitched as the alliterated “Moscow Mule.” (more…)
The pale green cocktail on the left is The Last Word and Joe’s Coleman’s The Last Dance is on the right. (Credit: Joe Coleman)
It’s been said that fighting is just two people trying to get the last word in first. The Last Word cocktail could be considered one of the first in a long lineage of box step cocktails. Perfectly balancing citrus, herbaceous and bite, this equal-parts cocktail is a template for hundreds of drink variations. (more…)