Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Drinking with Dear Wendy

The world is on fire, the plague is upon us, and many of us are about to see our lives get disrupted in lots of big and small ways, but St. Patrick’s Day is next week and people still have their vices, so I made up a new cocktail. It’s called a Black Irish and… Read more

Espresso Martini 1 ounce of Tito Vodka 1 ounce Mr. Black coffee liqueur 1 ounce of freshly brewed espresso 1 tablespoon simple syrup This drink will wake you up (and fuck you up; that’s its motto!). To make: add all ingredients to a martini shaker filled halfway with ice, shake shake shake, strain into a… Read more

I’m taking a break from drinking until the end of the month, but I made this video a couple weeks ago when I was still over-indulging. It’s based on a drink I discovered at my friend’s wedding in June and subsequently enjoyed most for the summer. I’ve since added bubbly and apple cider to make… Read more

Pimm’s Cup 1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced 1 Cup Pimm’s 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup Fever Tree ginger beer Sliced seasonal fruit like: lemons, oranges, strawberries, and rhubarb Muddle half the cucumber in a cocktail shaker, add the Pimm’s, lemon juice, and some ice. Cover and shake, shake, shake. Strain into two… Read more

If you’ve enjoyed watching these DWDW videos but haven’t actually tried any of the recipes yourself yet, I urge you to break the trend and make this one. It’s loosely inspired by a drink served at a restaurant in our neighborhood that I’ve always loved. I watched how the bartenders made it — with vodka… Read more