Our weekly serving of off-the-menu items—a few popular favorites from the week as well as a few morsels that may have slipped your notice.
Cheers! Happy hour just got better with these recent food design projects. With the holidays right around the corner, here’s just four more reason to celebrate.
An Engineer’s Guide to Cocktails
Shaken or stirred, here are 70 cocktails diagrammed for the engineering mind. The files, one for whiskey-based drinks and one for everything else, can be downloaded and opened with your AutoCAD reader.
Snøhetta’s Cognac Packaging
The architecture firm Snøhetta was tapped to create a limited edition packaging for the Cognac brand Braastad. The artwork featured on the bottle is from fellow Norwegian Magne Furuholmen, an artist and musician who is best known as the keyboardist for A-Ha.
Do we really need a smart shaker? The husband-and-wife design team behind B4RM4N is kickstarting an app and LED-embedded cocktail shaker to guide consumers through a step-by-step process of mixing a balanced cocktail at home.
Jim Meehan’s Classy Cocktail Furniture
The famed PDT barman created a beautiful bar cart with leather goods company Moore & Gilles. The handcrafted wooden bar cart holds bottles, cocktail tools and barware and features brass details and precision-turned casters fabricated for concert grand pianos. Watch Cool Hunting’s beautiful first look at the cocktail cart with Meehan himself.