Three Surreal Signature Cocktails from Allegory at the Eaton DC

Head bartender and beverage director Deke Dunne walks us through his wondrously imaginative world

Behind the bookshelves of the Radical Library at the Eaton DC—an innovative hotel in Washington, DC that’s been designed for thoughtful travelers with a concern for activism—one finds Allegory, an immersive cocktail bar of exceptional quality adorned with Alice in Wonderland-inspired murals. Deke Dunne, Allegory’s head bartender and beverage director, has been there since the venue’s opening in 2018. And during his tenure, he’s brought an …

Horror Caviar: A Cookbook

Behind the simulated nubuck leather cover of Horror Caviar lies a sweet, savory and delectable exploration of A24’s cult classic films as well as the larger cannon of horror movies. With recipes inspired by 29 films (including Possession, Ganja & Hess, Midsommar, Trouble Every Day, The Shining and The Witch), this book comprises a collection of work by 25 artists, stylists and chefs, and original essays, such …

The “Waldorf at 90” Cocktail Honors The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria

An exclusive cocktail for the 90th anniversary of the icon, from the author of The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book, Frank Caiafa

A legendary hospitality figure from one of NYC’s most iconic cultural destinations, Frank Caiafa—author of The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book, former bar manager at The Waldorf’s Peacock Alley bar and restaurant, and director of the global food and beverage consultancy Handle Bars NYC—riffs on a Rob Roy in this new craft cocktail called the Waldorf at 90. The Rob Roy was originally introduced to cocktail connoisseurs …