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jessie lacey

Amateur Hour

Amateur Hour

The classic cocktail famously said to be “better than slapping Bette Davis in the face”

Amateur Hour

Amateur Hour

I used to not love gin. So much of what I tried was too juniper-forward, or had too much heat, or alcohol-taste, and the smell reminded me of my alcoholic grandfather. The thing is, bartenders love to use gin as their base spirit because it offers a strong foundation,...

Amateur Hour

Amateur Hour

It was my birthday weekend, which means we do whatever I want. I never got to celebrate my birthday as a kid, growing up Jehovah’s Witness, so as an adult heathen I take my birthdays very seriously. However, we had no set plans, just an idea: We would drive towards...