Drink du Nuit

“A Life Well Consumed”

  • Brother from Another Mother:

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    For some reason, most people think that I am an only child. They often sit in shock and amazement when I tell them that I am one of a huge tribe of children. My father, a man who has been married many times and claimed even more children as his own whether they came from […]

  • King of the Wing III

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    If you think you’re a wing expert — or just want to chow down on some delicious fare — On Sunday, May 17, head to Johnny Utah’s and you’ll sample everything from traditional buffalo sauce wings to dozens of other creative creations.

  • Mixed Emotions:

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    I remember I was 12. It was 5am. Still pitch dark outside. I was with my grandmother, an activist and human rights advocate, in Harlem where we resided and where she lived most of her life. She was driving me to the airport. I remember it as clear as day. I was wearing the only […]

  • Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

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    This night belongs to Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings…. So in their honor; A classic with a twist. Drink du Nuit: Midori Maple Fizz INGREDIENTS: 1 oz MIDORI 1 oz Gin (1oz) 1/2 oz Lemon Juice 1/3 oz Maple Syrup Splash of Egg White 4 Chunks Honeydew Melon Chilled Club Soda / Soda Water INSTRUCTIONS: […]

  • The Balanced Budget

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    “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” Have you balanced your ledger lately and cut the fat? Its tax day so while you are preparing to pay Uncle Sam his cut, make sure you are getting what you need from those around you. The Drink du Nuit will help you get a start… I […]

  • Humble Thy Self

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    “Talent is God-Given. Be Humble. Fame is Man-Given. Be Grateful. Conceit is Self-Given. Be Careful.” Drink du Nuit: The “French 75″ recommended by Dr. Erik Donald France INGREDIENTS: 1/2 oz Lemon juice 1 oz Gin or (cognac or brandy depending on who you talk to) 1/2 oz Cointreau Champagne Simple Syrup to taste GLASSWARE: CHAMPAGNE FLUTE […]

  • Meet the Maker: Taste and Learn at Gin Club

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    Gin Club starts with a welcome cocktail, explantation and introduction, followed by two more cocktails and lively conversation with others guests and the distillers. Just bring a great attitude and your thirst for good gin.

    This week’s guest distiller comes from Colorado. The gin is made with Rocky Mountain artesian mineral spring water for a smooth, pure finish. It is initially floral with notes of lemon zest giving way to juniper spice.

  • Gone Fishing:

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    ” A fish won’t get caught, if it doesn’t open its mouth…” Drink du Nuit: Shut the F*ck Up! INGREDIENTS: 1/3 oz. Grand Marnier 1/3 oz. Hpnotiq 1/3 oz. Jägermeister 1/3 oz. Rum, pineapple (Malibu) 2/3 oz. Pineapple Juice   INSTRUCTIONS:  Combine in a shaker, shake it up and pour over ice. Garnish with a gummy worm. […]

  • Whiskey Blending Class

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    Kings County Distillery has gained national fame for its award-winning bourbon and its unique chocolate whiskey. Now its Master Blender, Nicole Austin, hosts a private, hands-on blending session for you and a few lucky guests.

  • Wine Riot

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    Wine Riot is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines. With two parts education and one part revolution, Wine Riot has reinvented “wine tasting” for the thirsty and curious. Grab a glass and hit the floor — it’s you unleashed against 250 wines from across the globe.