Category Archives: Cocktails

Old Fashioned at Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong

OK, you’re probably not going there anytime soon.  But it was such a surprisingly poor offering in such a fine hotel that I’m driven to mention it.  Let me first give you an example of their splendid customer service.  I’d … Continue reading

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Review: Experimental Cocktail Club, Gerrard St, W1

We visited a new speakeasy last Saturday night – and we got farther than the front door, in contrast to the night before.  Admittedly, it was a stretch to think we could have walked in at 10pm on a Friday, … Continue reading

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Cabe’s home-made Old Fashioneds

We had movie night at our house last Friday night. As is customary now at the Mews, we put every bottle we owned on the counter in a bid to encourage amusing behaviour. As it turned out, most of our … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned at Mark’s Bar

Had a new Old Fashioned last night at Mark’s Bar, the downstairs cocktail bar at Hix on Brewer Street in Soho.  The setting is gorgeous – leather chairs, low lighting but not too low, jazz on the hi-fi that segued … Continue reading

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Old Fashioneds: The long list at the start

I started drinking Old Fashioneds in 2002 after one was suggested to me by a bartender at Employees Only, a mid-trend speakeasy in New York’s West Village.  I must have told him I liked bourbon, and based on that he … Continue reading

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