Every Wednesday, GOOD’s Roué in Residence pens a tribute to cocktails befitting the times. This week: Top-notch Margaritas and Mint Juleps to help you celebrate some new holiday math: Derby Day + Cinco de Mayo = Bartholomew Cubbins Day! Drinking and millinery go together like gin and tonic water. Just ask Raymond Chandler, or SpongeBob Squarepants. Or if you prefer crowdsourcing to celebrity endorsements, just look out your window this Saturday, when the calendar unifies two great spring holidays for those who like to sip cocktails while sporting chapeaux: Derby Day and Cinco de Mayo.
If Derby Day hasn't got you too partied out on mint juleps and fancy hats, tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, another holiday marked by festive regional drinks, debauchery and a backstory people usually forget (the Mexican-American victory ... Read Post
Tomorrow is the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo -- two reasons to party on one day. If you are looking for a cocktail that covers you for both events, the Food Network/Cooking Channel has you covered with the Mint Julep Margarita. ... Read Post