From James Bond to The Big Lebowski, cinema and cocktails have long been linked. We look at some of the most famous cocktails to grace big and small screens, and how they influenced our drinking preferences.
Aperitivo, the ritual of a bitter drink before dinner, is linked with some of the world’s most popular cocktails. We reveal its history, and the best places in Hong Kong to enjoy this Italian experience.
The highball is a Japanese favourite, but its origins may come as a surprise. A history of this whisky-based cocktail reveals there’s a lot more to it than you may have thought.
Dirty martinis will get even dirtier and Bloody Marys more loaded with the rise of savoury cocktails, grower champagne will be a thing, and we’ll ditch overly complicated drinks.
Lorenzo Antinori, beverage manager of the Four Seasons Hong Kong, apologises for maligning the dirty martini and those who chose to drink them.
Food and drink pairings are nothing new, but would you enjoy Japanese Cheeza crackers with sweet wine? Lorenzo Antinori, beverage manager of the Four Seasons Hong Kong, believes you will.