November 14, 2009

Shaken, not stirred

We love the Mad Men three martini lunch... and dinner, and dessert, and nightcap! Those days are gone, but we can still play responsibly. Soldier up those bottles, buff your glassware, and gather the coolest barware you can find. Invite us over for a toast won't you?

pics via AMC

Get started with the Mad Men Cocktail Guide, then build up that mini bar!

The foundation: a nice little bar trolley, large tray, or credenza tabletop.

Italian brass bamboo chic

Polish up your stemware, old fashioneds, highballs and what-nots.

Vintage iittala glassware

Now fill up that ice bucket!

Vintage Dansk teak cube bucket

More vintage Dansk teak bucket-ness

And even more vintage Dansk buckets -- this time in rosewood

Polished aluminum knightshead bucket. Open!

Polished aluminum knightshead bucket. Closed!

Italian Aldo Tura goatskin bucket & tray

Faceted lucite buckets

And shake, shake, shake!

Interesting American bell-shaped shakers.
photos: Antoinette Celes

007 tells us how it's done

GREY GOOSE® vodka makes the classic martini


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