Most of the best cocktails have a rumor surrounding Ernest Hemingway, and that is a legend we would like to believe and it is the premise today with our look at the Bloody Mary and her delicious origins.
Fernand Petiot claimed to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1921, well before any of the later claims such as Life Magazine in 1942. He was working at the New York Bar in Paris at the time, which later became Harry’s New York Bar, a frequent Paris hangout for Ernest Hemingway and other American expatriates. Harry’s Bar also claims to have created numerous other classic cocktails, including the White Lady and the Side Car. Continue reading →
A recent visit to Fat Rabbit netted a whole table of interesting twists on some old familiars.
Looking to take a change for a more comfortable surrounding and perhaps less on the less sustainable party scene Fat Rabbit upped their game recently with a snazzier menu. Fat Rabbit is part of the group that is soon opening Circo exactly across Routh from the back patio of Fat Rabbit. Continue reading →
Driving through Uptown last evening we finally spotted progress at 2533 McKinney Avenue, or the former home to Sfuzzi. The new restaurant and bar will be called Fat Rabbit. This name was no doubt generated by the same machine that thought up Velvet Taco. Stay tuned for more information.