The Modern Gentleman: The Guide to the Best Food, Drinks, and Accessories

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5.3 X 0.6 X 7.1 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author

John McCarthy is a 25-year publishing veteran who last served as Senior Managing Editor and spirits and cocktail pundit at Men's Health magazine. Since his departure in 2016, McCarthy travels the world in search of fine wine and spirits, amazing adventures, and incredible stories for Roads & Kingdoms, Forbes, Men's Health, Maxim, JW Marriott magazine, Bourbon+, and Gear Patrol. When home, McCarthy resides in Queens, NY.

Stephen Alexander Davis is an illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, he got his artistic start by drawing fake PokΓ©mon cards for his friends. Ever since he can remember he has always been interested in narrative illustration, and after graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design he made a career of igniting the imagination through visual storytelling. Stephen enjoys gardening and playing with his dog Bruno.


"Fortunately for the aspiring modern gent, we found this great book that fills in the blanks on your gentleman card. From spirits and wine and tools for your home bar to the more epicurean things like steak, oysters and what makes a proper charcuterie, think of this as a textbook for a life lived well . . . This is a comprehensive culture upgrade every man can benefit from."

"This book is packed full of important beverage info that will help you wow your friends at the next social gathering." --CraftBeerReview

"Master the basics first, with help from veteran drinks writer John McCarthy, who crafts short, digestible essays on everything from building your home bar to mastering the classic cocktails (along with a few non-boozy but certainly useful tidbits on oysters, hot sauces, cigars, watches and more)." --InsideHook