From the New York Times, this set of interactive videos about summer cocktails is a great start to the weekend.
The Thin Man movies starring Nick and Nora Charles (William Powell and Myrna Loy) combine two elements of our mission (cocktails and crime fiction). This montage from several “Thin Man” films has some of their best martini-hits.
Tiki drinks are a hot-weather favorite. From Saveur.com, here’s a story about Dragon 88’s mai tai.
Nothing causes good-natured arguments better than the correct preparation of the Sazerac. From our friends at Gastronomista.com, an article that reminds you: Trust Me, You’re Drinking Your Sazerac Wrong.
Finally, I am no great fan of commencement addresses, but this one by Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, seems especially appropriate on Memorial Day weekend.