Writers’ Tipples

Writers’ Tipples: Straight Scotch – Dylan Thomas

This writer’s drink is a straightforward one; his relationship with drink itself was not. Over the last couple of weeks, this little series of writers’ favourite drinks is part homage to writers I admire, part a bit of fun.  I find myself unable to draw much fun out of this writer’s association with drinking, however. […]

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Writers’ Tipples: Whiskey Sour Recipe – Dorothy Parker

Ah, where to begin with my beloved Dorothy Parker.   I’ll be covering a visit to the Algonquin shortly under the food section, but it would be remiss of me not to include a drink or two under this literary heroine’s name. You might forgive me if I wax lyrical a little on the subject of […]

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Writers’ Tipples: ‘The Screwdriver’ Recipe – Truman Capote

This is the first in a little series based on my favourite writers and their favourite drinks.  Yes, I know, terribly arduous a job I have, what with the mixing, the photographing, and yes, the drinking 😉 Here goes, hic, nothing…. The word ‘powerful’ gets bandied about a lot these days, allocated to everything from […]

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