Gin & Tonic and Bee's Knees Cocktail by The Winslow (Image Credit: Sean Torenli / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: Learn to make a Gin & Tonic and a Bee’s Knees Cocktail with a Tutorial by The Winslow NYC

Gin & Tonic and Bee's Knees Cocktail by The Winslow (Image Credit: Sean Torenli / The Daily Quirk)

Gin & Tonic and Bee’s Knees Cocktail by The Winslow (Image Credit: Sean Torenli / The Daily Quirk)

Ever wondered how to make the perfect Gin & Tonic? How about something a little sweeter like a classic Bee’s Knees Cocktail? If your answer is “Yes!”, we’ve got you covered! Or, should we say, Mark Tafoya, one of the General Managers of The Winslow, a fabulous new gastropub in New York City, has you covered with a tutorial on how to make each of these lovely libations.

Watch Mark give you the play-by-play exclusively here on The Daily Quirk! Then check out our interview with The Winslow’s Aidan Fogarty about the popularity of gastropubs, gin, and what makes The Winslow so special. Continue reading

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The Winslow (Image Credit: The Winslow)

VIDEO: The Winslow NYC talks Gastropubs and Gin!

The Winslow (Image Credit: The Winslow)

The Winslow (Image Credit: The Winslow)

If you live in New York and haven’t been to The Winslow, you’re missing out. Located in the East Village (243 East 14th Street), The Winslow boasts 20 different types of old world/new world and British beer on tap, a batch of unique cocktails by Dominic Venegas, a talented mixologist and part of a James Beard Award nominated team, and a menu that will make make your foodie tastebuds smile. We recently set down with general manager Aidan Fogarty to talk the popularity of gastropubs, gin cocktails, and what makes this New York City hot spot so special. Watch the interview here exclusively on The Daily Quirk! Then be sure to check out our Gin & Tonic and a Bee’s Knees Cocktail tutorials with The Winslow’s Mark Tafoya!
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Your First Time… Ordering a Martini!

Martini (Image Credit: Quinn Dombrowski)

Martini (Image Credit: Quinn Dombrowski)

Ordering a martini for the first time can be a daunting task. A bartender worth his or her weight in salt will ask you a slew of questions about how you want your drink prepared, and if you don’t know what those questions mean or what to ask for, you’re likely going to receive a drink that doesn’t suit your taste. We asked a New York Metro Area bartender with ten years experience in the biz, Jamie L, to tell us everything you need to know to get a drink you’ll love when ordering a martini for the first time! Continue reading