The Martini Cocktail: A Meditation on the World's Greatest Drink, with Recipes

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Ten Speed Press
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.7 X 0.8 X 8.0 inches | 0.97 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780399581212

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About the Author

Robert Simonson writes about cocktails, spirits, bars, and bartenders for the New York Times. He is also a contributing editor and columnist at PUNCH. His books include The Old-Fashioned, A Proper Drink, and 3-Ingredient Cocktails, which was nominated for a James Beard Award. He was also a primary contributor to The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails. His work, which has appeared in Saveur, Bon AppΓ©tit, Food & Wine, New York magazine, and Lucky Peach, has been nominated for a total of eleven Spirited Awards and three IACP Awards. A native of Wisconsin, he lives in Brooklyn.

Reviews

"[The Martini Cocktail] delves into the drink's fascinating history and faux histories, its spinoffs, the evolution of preferences around gin vs. vodka."--The Washington Post

"Entertaining and engaging."--The Daily Beast

"Easy-reading gusto. It covers all the bases you want it to, including origin stories, recipes and the Martini's place in popular culture."--UrbanDaddy

"The book is as beautiful as it is insightful, and Simonson does an excellent job of tracing the obscure roots of the Martini and offers a well-rounded collection of both historic and modern recipes."--Imbibe magazine