New Classic Cocktails

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Macmillan USA, 1997 - Cooking - 132 pages
It's not just Martinis and Manhattans that have come back in style - today's drinks of choice are twists on the classics. Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan bring us up-to-date with New Classic Cocktails. And they don't stop at the recipes - New Classic Cocktails sets the record straight as to when and where the drinks were invented and what inspired their origination. The authentic recipes allow you to recreate the exact drinks that are being concocted behind the bars at famous restaurants and cocktail lounges across the country. New Classic Cocktails details 50 drinks - such as the Cosmopolitan, the Metropolitan, and the International - that have garnered an avid following at bars and restaurants nationwide. New Classic Cocktails includes first-hand interviews with bartenders and chefs across the country, who recount the stories behind the creation of each drink.

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About the author (1997)

GARY REGAN AND MARDEE HAIDIN REGAN are co-authors of The Book of Bourbon and Other Fine American Whiskeys. They write—together and separately—about spirits, food, and travel for a wide variety of publications. Gary wrote The Bartender's Bible, a best-selling guide to cocktail recipes both old and new, and is co-host, with F. Paul Pacult, of "The Happy Hour," a weekly call-in radio show about spirits, wine, and cocktails. The Regans live and work in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.

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