BarBot 2010

BarBot, the third annual festival of Cocktail Robotics is returning to San Francisco this month! From the website: In a world where robots and humans struggle together in the fight against boredom. . . Only one event ends up with the robots dancing “The Human” while the meat puppets (you) end up singing the praises …

New Favorite Mixer: Aliseo Blood Orange Juice

I went looking for new and interesting mixers at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco this week, and my favorite was surprisingly simple.  Aliseo makes a boxed blood orange juice that tastes exactly like fresh-squeezed, which is nice, because blood oranges aren’t always easy to find depending on your location and time of year. …

The Cookbook Approach To Cocktail Design

Culinary cocktails, homemade mixers and fresh, local ingredients have been trendy in the bar industry for the past few years, and there is no reason you can’t take the same tack at home after work or hosting a party for friends. I most often resort to the “cookbook approach” when creating new cocktails.  When I …