Cherry Heering on Huffingtonpost – MCC and Mad Men

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tony-sachs/cocktail-city-the-manhatt_b_864923.html
by Tony Sachs

…From there, it was a double dose of David Wondrich, whose writing and research (check out his brilliant book Imbibe! for starters) are awe-inspiring. Up first was a pointy-headed intellectual discussion that turned out to be quite fascinating, about the pros and cons of unearthing and recreating historical cocktail recipes and its effect on modern bartending. At one point, he mentioned the cocktail we’d been served up. “Pretty good, right?” he asked. “What if I was to tell you that this was the original Singapore Sling recipe that was being made in Singapore in 1913? Does it taste better? Well, it kinda does to me.” And I must admit I felt the same way. Make of that what you will……

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