This week, Meg had the pleasure to speaking to Luis Fernandes (owner of Labaredas Brazilian BBQ & Bar) about the history and influence of the national drink of Brazil: the Caipirinha. Topics include the drink’s ties to the 1918 pandemic, drinking culture in Brazil, and Meg butchering the pronunciation of cachaca and caipirinha at least a dozen times.
This week, Meg is joined by Leandro DiMonriva (of The Educated Barfly YouTube channel) to talk about the classic old fashioned. Topics include the history of the old fashioned (and whiskey in general) in America, how Leandro came into cocktail making, and what it’s like hosting a massively successful YouTube channel! Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by pal Katherine to talk all about the classic espresso martini! Topics include the legend of how it was invented, the best places to have one in London, and why gyms are absolutely NOT the new night clubs. Enjoy!
This week, Matt is joined from the Pick a Disc podcast to talk all about their favorite songs about drinking. Topics include the time Matt had cider in Japan, being in the Tubthumping generation, and why Red Solo Cups are so significant in America. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by James from The Lockdown Cocktail Pod to talk about classic bitter beers. Topics include the history of bitters in James’ hometown of Blackburn, how drinking habits changed during lockdown, and what is considered ‘Dad beers.’ Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Nina to discuss the Sex and the City classic: the Cosmo. Topics include the history of the drink, which SATC girl we think we are, and some stories about drinking choices we made in the past that we are now far too old for. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Shana and Adhel, two awesome bartenders from LA and hosts of the podcast TalkTales: Cheaper Than Therapy, to discuss the changing of seasons and how it affects our drink choices. Topics include how the pandemic has hit the hospitality industry, people who order Irish coffees on a hot day, and much much more. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by design and cocktail expert Matthew Wyne (of Wyne Enterprises and Letters & Liquor) to discuss the classic Manhattan. Topics include how Matthew was inspired by the Manhattan, the process of completing his project Letters & Liquor, and the best ingredients for changing up a classic Manhattan.
Join us this week for part two of our Santorini drinking experience, this week focusing on beer and cocktails! Topics include the various beers of Santorini Brewing Company, the best (and worst) cocktails we tried on the island, and the epic story of how we made it to Greece during a pandemic. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by cocktail instagrammer Ebby from @ebbydranks to discuss a cocktail with a super weird history, the Monkey Gland. Topics include weird surgical procedures once used in France, tips for photographing cocktails, and some advice from Ebby on how to solve my grenadine crisis.