September 2013 archive

Cocktail Love, Firsts and Favorites

Foxy Friend, Lee Houck takes over Bit By a Fox this week in what may be the beginning of a series of guest blogging posts about important cocktail experiences, favorite tipples and thoughts on drinking.  At some point during my mother’s visit to New York City back in April, she remarked, apropos of our evening: […]

We Interrupt This Regularly Scheduled Blog Post…

Oh, hey Guys! Howsit going out there? No biggie…I’m just checking in, making sure you’re liking what you see, getting what you want from this blog relationship. I started this blog because I wanted to write about something I’m super jazzed about – Booze! More specifically, the changing small batch spirits industry, and the rich […]

Red Hook, Van Brunt Stillhouse and The Coffee Sazerac

In the 1800’s, Brooklyn was teeming with distilleries. Like much of the country, it was full-on hooch heaven. And the Red Hook neighborhood was its stairway to it. Gin, rum and whiskey stills lined the waterfront for years…that is, until prohibition. Well, legally, at least. Al Capone DID start his mob career here. But with […]