This weekend, cancel all your plans. Better yet, make plans to spend your weekend at the Truck Yard. Because all the cool kids will be drinking cocktails from coconuts, and you clearly don’t want to miss out on that. It’s all going down on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2 from 5 p.m. until the coconuts run out, where mixologist extraordinaire Jason Kosmas created a trio of special cocktails served inside actual coconuts. Continue reading
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This Monday there will be a special screening of Hey Bartender at the Village Theater at 32 Highland Park Village at 7pm. The film is about a bartender in the era of craft cocktail. After the film meet Jason Kosmas, co-owner of one of the bars featured in the film, Employees Only in New York. Kosmas will speak abut the film and host a Q&A session. You will also hear from the film’s director, Douglas Tirola and William Grant Portfolio Ambassador, Charlotte Voisey. The evening will finish up with an after party next door at the Village Bar.
Here is the film’s IMDB synopsis: Continue reading
One of our favorite restaurants in Dallas sits proudly as one of the early adopters to the Lowest Greenville Avenue reboot, just across from Trader Joes. We have written about Nora numerous times, and love to pop in occasionally and check out the fantastic cocktails designed by Jason Kosmas, and the food made nightly by chef-owner Matt Pikar. The Afghan food is light, and ethereal, and extremely satisfying. Check out this visit, or this one. Continue reading
After all the great Vodka I sampled Saturday Night I was surprised I could write this article. A packed house in the ever spacious Cool River in Las Colinas sampled so many great vodka brands. Chef Rodman Sheilds provided passed appetizers to offset the onslaught of the free pouring vodka. Stuffed mushrooms, ahi bruschetta with pineapple, crab cakes and the best stuffed jalapenos wrapped in bacon I have had in a long time, complemented the interesting cocktails that were being served .
There were lots of familiar brands being poured like absolute, ultimate , Tito’s , Grey Goose , Svdeka ( being manned by my good buddy Todd from Constellation) and there were a few new brands to try as well. Continue reading
Cool River is having a martini party and they are inviting you. Here you can choose from 20 different vodkas from around the world and sip away. There will be plenty of mixologists and brand reps to tend to your needs, including the Aylesbury Duck Vodka with Jason Kosmas in the house.
In addition to the martinis chef Rodman Shields will be sending out passed appetizers for the crowd to enjoy. The cost of the evening is $25 in advance, which includes tax and gratuity, or $29.95 at the door, which does not include tax and gratuity. There will also be plenty of giveaways and raffles for fun items.
The evening starts at 7:30 tomorrow, Saturday August 17, 2013.
by Crave Staff
Whether you are having friends over for dinner or organizing an office cocktail party, the choice of drinks is always a difficult one in creating a unique experience. Local award wining mixologist, Jason Kosmas will help you. For the month of December Mr. Kosmas is giving away his expertise. He will provide you with customized cocktail recipes and drink ideas for your holiday party, dinner or get together with the purchase of any of his crafted spirits; Aylesbury Duck Vodka, Caña Brava Rum and Fords Gin. Continue reading