How to make a cocktail emerge from a story

How to make a cocktail emerge from a story

Dim Sum is an attitude, not a dish you eat on Sunday at your local Chinese restaurant. That wasn’t only one thing I learned from our guest today, Hammant Patel Villa, while chatting at Courtesan, his Brixton bar and restaurant.

Everything on his menu has a tale, whether it emerges from his multicultural upbringing in the heart of this very neighborhood or Chinese history or his years working in business. These stories make each and every cocktail as rich in flavor as it is in individuality. From every sip emerges a multitude of images – how romantic is that!
 

 

Where you can hear me drinking next:

Are you bored senseless when getting a haircut? The only thing to do is catch up on the latest issues of Hello and OK. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but wouldn’t sipping cocktails while watching Stranger Things be better. Our next guest, Stroo Olofsson, thought the same thing and now his idea has come to life in London. Join us next time to see where you can get a cut and color and Old Fashioned!

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