The Moment of Truth

It was a loud bang. I totally missed that pothole. I knew the road was bad here – they’re rebuilding the convention center and there’s been some subduction – but how did I miss something that big? And then they car started shouting at me. I had 13 PSI in my tire and had to… Continue reading The Moment of Truth

The Manhattan Project

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to a set of vintage cocktail books. I wanted to trace the history of the Manhattan because it is easily my favorite drink. Wikipedia suggests the drink may have been invented as early as 1860. However, there’s no mention of the Manhattan in early cocktail manuals… Continue reading The Manhattan Project