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Less is More

June 27, 2012

Tags: cocktail culture, mixology, intricate cocktails

I recently read an amusing interview with Drew Nieporent, the owner of numerous trendy restaurants in lower Manhattan (actually, some of his trendy places have survived so long that they’re famous). Nieporent was bemoaning the high-handed, arrogant attitude of mixologists in his native Tribeca. What caught my eye was the title, which contained the following supplicant request: “Please just give me a freaking vodka rocks already.” This seemed like a promising start, but it got better: (more…)