Drinking Made Easy is all about exploring your drinking horizons. If you are like us, you like to travel and you like to drink. Destination: Cocktails – The Traveler’s Guide to Superior Libations explores hundreds of cocktail bars in dozens of cities across the United States and around the world. Focusing on the craft cocktail movement this handy guide will help you learn about what a bar has to offer in the way of drinks and ambiance. The book covers all sorts of establishments new and old including urban lounges, dive bars, five-star hotels, and more.
This book truly plays to the Drinking Made Easy spirit. It focuses on the cocktail, the bar, and the history behind the two of them. Each city receives a quick introduction on their history within the craft cocktail world and then the book dives straight into the bars. It is pretty easy to navigate and the info is pretty thorough. There are plenty of facts, history, and details to make sure you obtain a firm understanding of the cocktail culture of each city and bar. Though the photos are black and white, this book does a good job at painting a great picture of the bar, the drinks, and their significance. All in all a great travel companion.
About the Author
James Teitelbaum has been researching cocktail culture since the early 1990′s, when he began writing his book Tiki Road Trip (Santa Monica Press). For Destination: Cocktails, he traveled the world to fully explore the art of mixing the perfect cocktail. Teitelbaum has written for Playboy, American Heritage, Film Threat, Tiki Magazine, AAA World, and Beverage World, among others.