Happy Hour: The Perfect Negroni

By Ashley Beck | June 21, 2013

photo: Kenn Wilson

Warm weather and a Negroni go hand in hand. It’s always my go-to in the summer months: light and complex, refreshing and robust. And with only 3 ingredients, it’s so absolutely easy to make!  In order to craft it perfect every time, it’s important to measure out the ingredients. The Negroni, in particular, is best when the 3 powerful parts are precise. Too much Campari and it’ll be unpleasantly bitter. Too much sweet vermouth and you guessed it, too sweet. And then of course there is the garnish. The aromatics of the orange peel are crucial in bringing the flavors together and making it feel like summer will never end, as long as you’ve got one of these. Have a look: Read More

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Fashion a Cocktail: Richard Chai

By Joseph Hernandez | September 6, 2012

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It’s not a stretch to imagine the fashion designers enjoying a tipple or two after unveiling their latest collection during New York Fashion Week. In fact, it’s almost de rigueur: those Hollywood scenes of stylish parties, with bright young things clinking glasses didn’t come from just anywhere. With that in mind, we’ve decided to feature some of the week’s talent by not only giving a breakdown of their aesthetic and fashion sense, but also pairing them with a cocktail that would suit their persona. Read More


Come Try Our House-Infused Aquavit at Red Rooster Tonight

By admin | August 15, 2011


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


Summer Cocktail Recipe Roundup

By admin | August 12, 2011

Photo: Linda Wagner

Photo: Linda Wagner

Looking for ways how to kick back this weekend? Of course you are! And we’re here to help. Here’s a collection of some of our best summer cocktails sure to help you wind down this weekend, or better yet, start the party! Read More


Red Rooster’s Latin Night

By admin | August 10, 2011

Live Cuban Band

Last night, kicked off our new Latin night at Red Rooster. It was a great event where we got to celebrate the other side of Harlem, Spanish Harlem. There was a nice turnout and this new tradition will live on every Tuesday night at the Rooster. Last night’s Latin Night was sponsored by Hispaniola Rums which meant a few new Latin-inspired cocktails offered throughout the night. Read More


Get Fit For Summer: 5 Great Ways to Use Your Ice Cube Trays

By mahir | May 24, 2011

Photo: stevendepolo on flickr


Photo: stevendepolo on flickr

Get Fit For Summer!

An essential aspect of dealing with the rising temperatures is using ice cubes by any means necessary. Your usual cup of hot coffee turns to iced coffee and ice thrown in with your water keeps it that much cooler. Fun and flavorful ice cubes can even make your water taste more exciting. Here are the top 5 tips and tricks to staying cool by using your ice cube trays.  Read More


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