Glamorous and exuberant, more than any other drink, the cocktail has a place in our social culture that stylishly evolves as the years go by. From classic scenes in old-Hollywood films like The Thin Man to Carrie Bradshaw’s cosmopolitans, the cocktail has become a character to be interpreted and reinterpreted.
As NYC's the ultimate cocktail cognoscente, Amy Sacco of Lot 61, Bungalow 8, and Bette delves in the spirit of this tres sexy drink, sharing favorite recipes from her exclusive nightclubs. The restaurant and bar owner credited with converting New York City’s Chelsea into the go-to party destination also reminisces on the most important “cocktail” moments of the past decade, and offers tips on how to serve them with flair. Available at Amazon.com
- Lesley Scott