Friday, May 1, 2015

A MARTINI FROM THE TAM O'SHANTER, LOS ANGELES, AS POURED

Q: You know how you could sell more martinis around here?



A: Fill the damn glasses.

Monday, April 20, 2015

THE MILLION MARTINI MARCH

A martini at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles; one of an occasional series.


Tuesday, April 7, 2015

FICTIONAL DRINKING

My current favorite, fictional bar:



It's that padding on the bar that really makes it for me.  The illustration is by Eric Stanton.

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My current second favorite, fictional bar:



Though frankly I'm not sure that I ever saw Grandpa Simpson as a martini drinker.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

SUPPING IN THE SIXTIES


 A lesson here, though I suppose it’s an obvious one: that the 1960s was not a unified field.

Sophia Loren pouring champagne – hell yes, I’ll have some of THAT sixties.

 

Anthony Burgess in a pub with a bouffanted barmaid, less so.


Is all.




Thursday, January 8, 2015

EVERYTHING'S BETTER WITH A FLAME JOB

 Haitus or not, this is too good not to share. Ms. Harry displays her kitchen skills.


Monday, January 5, 2015

ME AND ERIC DOLPHY ...



The psychogourmet is taking a break - we'll see for how long.