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Chilean Pisco Sour

There has been a fierce battle raging for over a century in the southern hemisphere.  That’s right, I am talking about the highly debated national origin of the Pisco Sour.  Chile and Peru both claim this frothy cocktail as their national drink with a National Pisco Sour Day to legitimize their claims: Peru’s is celebrated the first Saturday in … Continue reading

Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s Cup, a favorite thirst quencher at Wimbledon, polo matches, and other sporting events has been on my radar for a few years. I’ve tried it for the first time in Hong Kong at the Rugby Sevens (admittedly in a vastly less sophisticated manner than implied by the other sports at which it is served). … Continue reading

Hot Apple Cider with Rum

To accompany all the delicacies on our “Gourmet Game Day“, I wanted to serve a beverage slightly more exciting than beer. Pimm’s Cup came to mind, but it’s more of a summer drink. So after a little brainstorming, I realized that we had just imbibed on some delectable Apple Ciders at the Fairmont in Banff … Continue reading