Recreate the Mojito Caballito from Havana’s legendary Sloppy Joe’s

Sloppy Joe’s is the legendary Havana bar frequented by leading men and starlets during and after the Prohibition era. Mojito Caballito, one of four variations of the mojito served here, uses dry vermouth. It’s named “Caballito” because the long strip of lime peel hanging off the glass resembles the neck of a little…

Accept no imitations—learn Trader Vic’s original recipe for mai tai

Ah, the venerable mai tai. This drink has been ripped off and bastardized so many times, it’s rare to experience the drink these days the way Trader Vic founder Victor Bergeron intended. So ditch the grenadine and passion fruit syrup—stick with the original, best recipe. Paul McGee, of Chicago’s Lost Lake tiki bar,…