No. 34: November/December 2011

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    Recipes

    Cocktails

    Cocktails Racquet Club Cocktail, Three-Hour Tour, Snap Swizzle, Staring at the Sun, Sangre de Cristo, Wall Street, Winter Trilby, La Pera Fumado, North Atlantic, Flüssiger Strudel, It’s in the Water, You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Coopersmith, Benedito, Muzzle Flash, Fujianese Pear Smash, Culling Royale.

    Cravings

    White Peony and Ginger Bark, Candied Orange Peel, Mario Batali’s Chestnut-Apple Ciambella

    How-to

    Candied Orange Peel

    Features

    Spice Dreams

    8 aromatic cocktails to warm your spirits this winter.

    Holiday Gift Guide

    50 great ideas to fit every budget.

    The New Reign

    A wave of cocktail bars is making sure you’ll never be drinkless in Seattle.

    Sweet & Lowdown

    When the temperature drops, New York ice wine heats up. Read More »

    Mash Up

    A growing crop of brewer-distillers is taking the shot-and-a-beer concept to new heights. Read More »

    Winter Whites

    Pale and delicate, white tea is one of the world’s purest pleasures.

    Departments

    Uncorked

    A handsome coffee, where to go for decadent drinking chocolate, and Mario Batali on his new show, his latest book and his holiday entertaining tips.

    Old Fashioned

    David Wondrich takes aim at the Racquet Club Cocktail.

    Distilled

    What’s the difference between white dog and moonshine? What to do with a citrus peel garnish? We’ve got answers. Ask your own question by clicking here.

    Taste-Test

    Italy’s Barolo chinato makes its mark stateside.

    Gear

    Wheeled bar carts make your potables more portable.

    Elements

    A gingersnap-inspired spirit is making tastebuds stand at attention. Read More »

    Characters

    Christina Turley trades the New York City nightlife for her family’s Napa wine estate.

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