it's a really cute book with nice illustrations and a good sense of humor all the way around. It should make a good gift book this year."
Holiday Gift Guide Pick "With this much festivity to pour over ice, who needs mistletoe? "
-New York Times
Holiday Gift Guide Pick " [a] charming trip into the libations and drunken lore of yesteryear."
The Daily Beast"
This amusing book by Lesley M. M. Blume is the perfect conversation starter for your holiday party. With more than 100 classic and humorous vintage drink recipes, such as 'Ants in the Pants' and 'Green-Eyed Monster,' Blume's history of cocktails and bars will have you laughing out loud as you mix."
Lets Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition is such good readingit's a mix of cocktail lore, recipes, anecdotes, and quotations-that I think even a teetotaler would enjoy it."
- The Paris Review"
If you're gifting a drinker, not an eater (and one with a sense of humor to boot), we suggest this little tome, subtitled "A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras." Occasionally appalling? Sounds like fun to us."
Get tipsy together on bygone cocktails as you remember the year just past."
- Vanity Fair"
B+ . A fun book for those looking to hearken back to the days before molecular mixology."
-Good Spirits News