PDT’s Cocktail Expert Jim Meehan Tackles Airport Lounges

The master bartender continues his quest to share the culture of crafts cocktails—now for people in transit

For a bartender with as much knowhow as Jim Meehan (his PDT book forever changed how many think about and make cocktails), his legendary drinks make him something of mythical figure to many cocktail experts, who are willing to travel far and wide to experience the fruits of his labor. That’s just what we did this year at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, where …

PDT and La Boîte Bloody Mary Spices

The Manhattan cocktail experts unite with La Boîte à Epice spice shop for a better Bloody Mary

Jim Meehan, Managing Partner of New York City’s no-longer-a-secret cocktail venue PDT (Please Don’t Tell), regularly uses ingredients from Lior Lev Sercarz’s biscuit and spice shop La Bote Epice for glass rims and garnish. It makes sense, since Lev Sercarz is known for his discerning palette and ability to find the best quality products from all over the world. When Meehan wanted to revisit the …

Moore & Giles Leather Work Apron

A finely crafted cover for a range of artisanal jobs

Venerable leather goods purveyor Moore & Giles sources the finest hides from around the world to find the perfect fit for each product. For their latest release, a leather work apron, Moore & Giles worked with two types of vegetable-tanned leather—gorgeously dark hides from Virginia and supple, honey-colored Tuscan skins. Using centuries-old tanning techniques, these two leathers have been traditionally constructed to hold up to …