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Come Try Our House-Infused Aquavit at Red Rooster Tonight

By admin | August 15, 2011

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A few weeks ago, we showed you how to make your own aquavit, a traditional Swedish infused vodka, right at home. Red Rooster’s bar director Christian Post, helped us with this recipe and showed us step-by-step how to prepare this cherished Scandinavian spirit.

For those of you that have followed along with us and tried this recipe at home, we have an update on our aquavit progress.   Read More

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The Swedish Crayfish Party: Who, What, Where, When, and Why?

By admin | August 12, 2011

Photo: Robert Young

Photo: Robert Young

As you may know by now, Red Rooster is hosting a special “Krawfish + Kraftor Party” on August 15th to celebrate the start of crayfish season in Sweden. The night will be filled with plenty of crayfish, beer, and aquavit and the event is not to be missed. But with our party falling right in the middle of Harlem Week (or better said, Harlem month) and our Harlem Week Menu, you may be wondering why have a crayfish party at all? Since the Swedish Crayfish Party is so important to the Scandinavian tradition, we wanted to share with you the meaning of this beloved tradition and give an insight to our first crayfish party at Red Rooster. Read More

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