Awesome of the Week
by Melissa Wimbish
Here’s an ad from the back page of the February 1973 Opera News:
I think this is so charming. And the hand model’s fingernails really look amazing!
After deciding that I needed to perfect at least one cocktail recipe in order to be a well-rounded human, I started my own Old-Fashioned training course at home. Of course, I followed in the wise footsteps of our opera forefathers and found an even older Old Grand-Dad 114. Yum. It’s the perfect selection for Old-Fashioned and Manhattan cocktails, especially. And a tip from one of my favorite mixologists in Baltimore: Replace Angostura bitters with walnut bitters for a nutty, delicious Old-Fashioned.