Relationships & living
Jim Meehan, owner of the US cocktail lounge PDT, has the drink for any occasion.
you shouldn’t have! 13 Tales of
misguided gifts from partners.
Plus, how to order the ideal drink
out with the boss
“Have what your boss is having. Or something close: if she orders a gin martini, order a gin and tonic. This applies to in-laws, too.”
impressing a client
“Order something nice to share – you’re a team player here. A bottle of champagne is great.”
at a nightclub
“I require a lot of alcohol to dance, so I’d do a straight spirit, like whiskey, neat or on the rocks.”
as a nightcap
“A highball – whiskey and sparkling water – is great because it rehydrates you at the same time.”
if You’re driving
“I would choose a good non-alcoholic beer, like Beck’s or Holsten. Another option is sparkling water with lime, because it feels like a gin and tonic.”