Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick


"I love a martini—
But on the most.
Three, I’m below the table;
Four, I’m below the host."

Raise a tumbler to Dorothy Parker’s wit and knowledge.

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, founder and president of the Dorothy Parker Society, offers us an intoxicating new examine the doyenne of the ripping riposte throughout the lens she so much hottest: the ground of a tumbler. A bar publication for Parker fans and literary tipplers alike, below the desk deals a distinct tackle Mrs. Parker, the Algonquin around desk, and the Jazz Age by way of celebrating the cocktails that she, her sour pals, and sweetest enemies loved.
    Each access of this scrumptious compendium bargains a desirable and energetic heritage of a interval cocktail, an entire recipe, and the characters linked to it. The publication additionally encompasses a designated choice of twenty first–century speakeasy-style recipes from the country’s most sensible mixologists. Topping it off are excerpts from Parker’s poems, tales, and different writings that may let you take pleasure in her international from the speakeasies of recent York urban to the watering holes of Hollywood.

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