Show 553, November 25, 2023: Italy Cocktails with Food & Travel Journalist Paul Feinstein Part One

Writer and Editor Paul Feinstein

Italy Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired By Italia by food and travel Journalist Paul Feinstein is a treasure trove of drink recipes, vivid photography, and cocktail histories from Italian hotspots and around the world.” Paul Feinstein is our guest to share his deep love and knowledge of Italian culture and the cocktails born and inspired from its rich history assembled for this book.

“These signature drink recipes from Italy hotspots pay homage to this vibrant country. With over 100 recipes and dozens of bartender profiles, you can drink like a local whether you’re just visiting or entertaining at home. From ritzy rooftop bars with views of the Colosseum to stylish Japanese-inspired haunts, locals and tourists alike will discover new watering holes that are sure to satisfy all tastes. With signature creations by prominent mixologists in the region, this book offers a detailed rundown of the best locations Italy has to offer.”

Within the gorgeous, die-cut covers, you’ll find:

  • More than 100 essential and exciting cocktail recipes, including recipes for bespoke ingredients and other serving suggestions
  • Interviews with the country’s trendsetting bartenders and mixologists
  • Bartending tips and techniques from the experts
  • Food and drink hotspots across the country

“Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Naples, Bologna, Verona, Siena, Sicily—explore these beautiful cities and their craft cocktail scenes without ever leaving your zip code with Italy Cocktails.”

Paul cites Dante NYC as the outstanding outpost of Italian Cocktails in America. He shares that Dante Beverly Hills located on the rooftop of The Maybourne Beverly Hills recently debuted.

Locally the revitalized Capri Club in Eagle Rock is a favorite of Paul’s with cocktail recipes (including the Coppola) featured in the book. Paul is doing a book-signing there on Thursday, December 7th.