Tag Archives: Campari

He Said, She Said – Sweet Caroline’s in the Fenway

Part of the occasional series The Fenway: One Bite at a Time Katrin – Located at 1260 Boylston Street, just one block from Fenway Park, Sweet Caroline’s is in a space that has been home to some rather short-lived restaurants and bars in recent years, including a chicken wing place and a Mexican cantina. Every […]

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Campari Calling: Americano

Winston-Salem: Milano-Torino. Thankfully this isn’t the SAT or the GRE. But if you visit Campari’s site (which incidentally is repeated word for word on Wikipedia‘s entry) you will discover the Americano was first called the “Milano-Torino” for Campari which hails from Milan and Cinzano, the vermouth, endemic to Turin. The drink is straightforward: equal parts […]

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Campari Calling: The Jungle Bird

Last night I tried the “Jungle Bird” which I discovered on the Ladies United for the Preservation of the Endangered Cocktail (LUPEC) Boston blog. I am biased because the only organization that intrigues me more is the League of Chianti.

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Campari Calling: Anno 1960

I’m not sure why this drink isn’t called “Anno MCMLX” but I could be easily be accused of overusing Latin in these posts. The Anno 1960 is a martini-style Campari-based drink. Even though I prefer ice-based drinks, I delighted in making it because I forgot how much I like my martini glasses and I need […]

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The Ineluctable Pursuit

Like Sisyphus rolling the rock up the hill eternally, my quest for a signature drink feels as futile. Sure, it’s easy to like Manhattans (they are my father’s drink, too – see Glenn’s 3/23/10 entry), Martinis, and Margaritas, but a signature drink has to be more than that. For me it has to be a […]

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