Munat is delightfully entertaining, and his keen wit, coupled with a little sarcasm and a touch of attitude, have served him well here. It’s a darned good read.” Gary Regan, author, The Joy of Mixology
Ted and Michael’s book is the finest attempt anyone has made to reveal the movement that culinary cocktail-making has become.” Scott Beattie, author, Artisanal Cocktails
I am so very pleasantly surprised to learn that not only do some of our Western Territories have bars, butif we are to believe this amusing and informative little volumethe conduct of those institutions is frequently placed in the hands of individuals who thoroughly know their business. I should like to visit them some day.” David Wondrich, author, Imbibe!
Ted Munat is a writer and raconteur. He lives in Seattle. Michael Lazar blogs about the research and re-creation of exotic and historic cocktail ingredients on the blog Stirred, Not Shaken. He lives in Oakland. Jenn Farrington is an advertising, editorial, and documentary photographer. Her photography has appeared in Gourment, USA Today, and Wine and Spirits. She lives in San Francisco.
As the proud owner of a twist peeler directly from the hand of Murray Stenson, I have to praise Ted's wonderful book. Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by WaddEnviro
This book is an honest look at the current cocktail scene in the major cities along the West Coast. The best part about it is being able to go to the wonderful bars in these cities... Read morePublished on October 11, 2010 by B. Johnson
This cleverly written guide into the art of making a good cocktail is a lighthearted and entertaining must-read for those who enjoy a great drink. Read morePublished on September 12, 2010 by Penny M.