Julia Momose and the Honey’d Coffee G&T

Julia Momose is owner and bar director of Kumiko in Chicago. I love a highball; a drink that appears simple at first, just spirit and mixer, which can surprise and delight with endless possibilities for tasty combinations. Right now, I am really enjoying a combination of two of my favorite things: honey infused coffee and a gin and tonic. One of my go-to coffee beverages is a honey latte. Honey rounds out the espresso brilliantly and pairs well with…

Continue Reading →

SC Oyster House Offers “Mini Bottle” Vodka Service

Charleston, SC-based Delaney Oyster House opened this past September with a beverage program highlighting innovative cocktails, craft beers and a wine list inspired by maritime-influenced climates and terroir from around the world. A more unconventional offering: A “mini bottle” service for vodka.  The raw bar and seafood-focused restaurant offers a choice of three 80-proof vodkas, served to zero degrees in 50-ml. bottles. Current vodka choices include Absolut (priced at $8), Ketel One $(12) or Hangar One ($16).…

Continue Reading →