Flaming citrus oils over cocktails is hardly new. Famed barman Pepe Ruiz was flaming peels in 1970 when he created the Flame of Love Martini for Dean Martini at Chasens Bar in Los Angeles and the practice started long before that.The technique is easy enough to learn, but if done improperly can completely ruin a... Continue reading "Burn Baby Burn!!"
James Bond may know fast cars, beautiful women and big guns, but “shaken not stirred” martini’s? Clearly he doesn’t know how to order a proper drink… or does he? Interestingly enough Daniel Craig once came into my bar at PER SE with Ian Fleming’s daughter while studying for the role of James Bond. She ordered... Continue reading "Bruised Egos & Martinis"