Tag Archives: Drinks

Cocktail of the Decade – The Mojito

I’ve had lots of friends and family visiting this year from up north and they often ask me to suggest a good, warm weather, Florida cocktail. My answer is always the same, “Try a mojito.” The mojito first became known as Ernest Hemingway’s drink of choice in a bar called La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba. But until recently, ...

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The Broken Shaker

One of the coolest bars in Miami right now is The Broken Shaker in the Freehand Hotel.  This is a 1930s era hotel with a Hemingway feel to the bar. It is THE place to experience the best mixology in South Beach.  Ask for Bernie the bartender and tell him Sharon sent you….  

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History in a Glass

Unlike food, trends in cocktails seem to be a little longer lasting. Maybe it’s the influence of television or the movies or music, but here are my suggestions for the iconic drink of each of the last few decades. The 60s: The Martini Okay this is early to mid-60s I’ll admit, and probably reflects more my memory of television in ...

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