Aperol: the kinder, gentler apertif

My sister has an awesome job; it’s one that allows her to travel the world and have great adventures. I live vicariously through her text messages, blog posts, and Instagrams. Today’s message came to me while she sipped an Aperol Royce at Harry’s New York Bar. Yes, the bar in Paris, named after bartender Harry…

Conjure spirits with a French 75.

The inspiration is the TV show American Horror Story: Coven. The cocktail is the French 75, it’s the drink of choice for Witch Supreme Fiona Goode (Lange) and Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau (Basset).  I’ve enjoyed watching the beguiling duo sip cocktails and finesse their way through a season of horrors. Legend says the French 75…