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About Lee Seinfeld

Lee got his start bartending in Broadway Dive long before it was called that and at a much grittier time in NYCs history. Forgive him for retaining his grittiness ;-)

Brandy: The New King Of Craft Cocktails

“Alcoholic drinks, rightly used, are good for body and soul alike, but as a restorative of both there is nothing like brandy.” 

–George Sainsbury, 19th Century scholar/historian

“It’s a quirk of history that, these days, people tend to think of cocktails as being made with gin, the whiskies and vodka. Everyone forgets about […]

By |2018-10-15T17:06:53+00:00October 15th, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

History, Tradition & A Proud New UWS Addition

“When it comes to innovation, listen to your customers and never deviate too far from the comfort zone that made your bar successful in the first place. Your aim should be to expand consistently without alienating your loyal customers. That’s what makes a bar – new or existing – great.”
— From ‘Essential Tips To Opening […]

By |2018-09-10T17:03:25+00:00September 10th, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

El Mundo De Tequila: Una Introducción

“O tequila, savage water of sorcery, what confusion and mischief your sly, rebellious drops do generate!”
~ Tom Robbins, ‘Still Life With Woodpecker’

“There is a great independence, and a confident immunity to risk, in all drinks made out of cactus.”
~ Alan LeMay, ‘The Searchers’

Riazul TequilaYou […]

By |2018-03-28T22:35:04+00:00March 1st, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

Tradition, The Bourbon Boom & Beam

“Lord, I have loved some ladies and I have loved Jim Beam
And they both tried to kill me in 1973
When that doctor asked me, ‘Son, how did you get in this condition?’
I said, ‘Hey, sawbones, I’m just carrying on an old family tradition’”
~ […]

By |2018-03-28T22:34:48+00:00February 28th, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

A Giraffe Walks Into A Bar …

“The highball, high priest of tall drinks, is nothing but spirits, ice, and water or soda, but its concoction is nonetheless governed by basic rules for bringing out the life flavor of its principle ingredient.”

~ Esquire’s Handbook For Hosts, 1949

A highball is any cocktail consisting […]

By |2018-03-28T22:34:58+00:00January 3rd, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

Bigger Better Bolder Bitter

“Fernet is the best liquor you’re (still) not yet drinking.”
-The Atlantic

Various Fernets LiquorsIn Argentina it’s mixed with Coca-Cola as the country’s favorite cocktail, as well as its preferred hangover cure. In San Francisco, where it’s been hugely popular since the 1920s, it’s downed straight with […]

By |2018-03-28T22:36:11+00:00August 17th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

Pickled Egg-Cellence

Pickled Eggs with Jameson Whisky“Listen up, guys, the Springfield Police have told me that 91% of all traffic accidents are caused by you six guys. So the bad news is we gotta start having designated drivers. We’ll choose the same way they pick the Pope. Everybody […]

By |2018-03-28T23:07:02+00:00August 13th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

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