This is not a review, just a quick piece to say that I have finally been to Gaslight in Atlantic Highlands. They have been around since 2014 and I have worked in town since 2011. I have always heard this was an ultra-hipster spot. The restaurant actually bears no name, simply a literal gaslight in…
A nice cordial to switch to during a wine-heavy dinner party.
Hemingway’s drink: “Death in the Afternoon”, or absinthe and champagne.
The night before my “History of Liquor” lecture, I had to get in the zone with some absinthe, the history of which is a large chunk of the class.
It took months, but I finally found her,
How quickly this became one of my favorite wines.
A beautiful Sidecar at one of my favorite bars, in Frenchtown’s National Hotel.
Back at my favorite neighborhood bar. Always a pleasure.
A lovely staged shot at the Strauss Mansion Museum.
My mixing table. Where all the magic happens.
The beginning of Sangria. Sliced orange, apple, lemon, and lime soaking in white rum and Grand Marnier.
Long before Guy Fieri was blathering the phrase “Off the hook!”, there was the restaurant Off the Hook which is, in self-explanatory fashion, located just feet from Sandy Hook and the Gateway National Recreation Area. Admittedly, I had driven past this restaurant hundreds of times over the years. Each time, I would glance up at…