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Dishrag 304: A Guide to Trends, Techniques & Tipples—The Mixology Issue
 
May 2, 2013
IN THIS ISSUE
1.  Letter from the Editor: The Height of Talent, Execution, and Product in New York Mixology
2.  Don't Be Bitter, Harlem. It's the Regal Shake.
3.  Beer Cocktails 2.0
4.  Supercharge Me: Doubling Down Flavor in Sweet Spirits
5.  The Product: Gin Blossoms in Brooklyn
6.  The Reluctant Root Beer Float
7.  Stir, Shake, and Pour at Speed Rack's Bartending Competition with a Cause
8.  JBF Alert: Who Will Earn Outstanding Bar Program Award?
9.  Subscribe to Rising Stars Magazine!
10.  Are You King of 'Cue? StarChefs.com's 1st Annual SMOKE@ICC BBQ Competition
11.  Apply Today! 4th Annual StarChefs.com International Pastry Competition
12.  Top 10 Jobs from StarChefs.com JobFinder
13.  Featured Recipe: Scarlet Fever

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Rising Star New York  1. Letter from the Editor: The Height of Talent, Execution, and Product in New York Mixology
Raise your glass to a banner year behind the bar and the stacked talent of the NYC cocktail scene.

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Rising Star New York  2. Don't Be Bitter, Harlem. It's the Regal Shake.
Theo Liberman introduces a simple technique to balance, brighten, and lengthen the classic cocktail in your life.

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Rising Star New York  3. Beer Cocktails 2.0
Using everything from local craft beers to the Champagne of brewskies, New York mixos are pouring the next generation of beer cocktails.

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Rising Star New York  4. Supercharge Me: Doubling Down Flavor in Sweet Spirits
Double the flavor, double the fun with supercharged Aperol from Singapore's Michael Callahan.

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Rising Star New York  5. The Product: Gin Blossoms in Brooklyn
Marking the rebirth and limitless possibilities of local distillers and mixologists.

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Rising Star New York  6. The Reluctant Root Beer Float
In the city that invented root beer, Mixologist Bess Gulliver transforms a flip into an adults-only root beer float.

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Rising Star New York  7. Stir, Shake, and Pour at Speed Rack's Bartending Competition with a Cause
Speed Rack hosts its second annual Miss Bar USA Competition Thursday, May 16th, at New York City's Element Night Club.

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Rising Star New York  8. JBF Alert: Who Will Earn Outstanding Bar Program Award?
PDT nabbed the inaugural award last year. Up for 2013: The Aviary, Bar Agricole, The Bar at the NoMad Hotel, Holeman & Finch Public House, Pegu Club, and The Violet Hour. See all awards nominees here and follow our coverage @Star_Chefs.

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Rising Star New York  9. Subscribe to Rising Stars Magazine!
Stay connected with our insider culinary coverage with a subscription to StarChefs.com's Rising Stars Magazine. For just $16, StarChefs.com will deliver four issues with the lowdown on talented chefs, cutting-edge recipes, interviews, techniques, and mouthwatering photography. Subscribe today!

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Rising Star New York  10. Are You King of 'Cue? StarChefs.com's 1st Annual SMOKE@ICC BBQ Competition
In the swirl of the 8th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress, six competing teams of chefs and pitmasters will smoke their meats (and more) at our first-ever SMOKE@ICC, presented by Chung Jung One. Sign up to compete today!

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Rising Star New York  11. Apply Today! 4th Annual StarChefs.com International Pastry Competition
Desserts may veer toward smooth and sweet, but there's nothing a pastry chef loves more than the gritty challenge of competition. Apply today to enter the 4th Annual StarChefs.com International Pastry Competition, presented by PreGel America.

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 12. Top 10 Jobs from the StarChefs.com's JobFinder

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Chef Driven Resturant Group Seeking High End Culinary Talent
James Republic
Long Beach, CA

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Mexican Cuisine Chef for Starr Group in Philadelphia
Starr Restaurant Organization
Philadelphia, PA

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Banquet Chef
Banquet Chef Sought for Pebble Beach Resort
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Pebble Beach, CA

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Chef de Cuisine
Join our Top Flight Restaurant in Bethesda.
Food, Wine & Company
Bethesda, MD

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General Manager / Maitre d'
ONE Restaurant in Chapel Hill Seeking a GM
Momentum Research Inc
Chapel Hill, NC

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Line Cook
Line Cook opportunity in the Minnesota Northwoods!
Burntside Lodge
Ely, MN

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Sous Chef
Elm is Seeking a Talented Sous Chef
Elm Restaurant
Fairfield County, CT

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Sous Chef
Give Your Culinary Career A Big Boost - Sous Chefs Sought in NYC!
NJ Based Restaurant
Plainfield, NJ

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Pastry Chef
Pastry Chef Sought for Canadian Resort
Wickaninnish Inn
Tofino, BC

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Head Chef
Head Chef for Italian Restaurant
Marra Management
DC/MD Area

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 13. Featured Recipe: Scarlet Fever
from Mixologist Jeremy Oertel of Donna — Brooklyn, NY

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Adapted by StarChefs.com

April 2013

INGREDIENTS:
Ancho-infused Rum:
(Yield: 50 servings)
4 to 5 Ancho chilies
1 bottle Scarlet Ibis rum
Scarlet Fever:
(Yield: 1 serving)
1½ ounces El Dorado 5-year rum
½ ounce pineapple juice
½ ounce lime juice
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METHOD:

For the Ancho-infused Rum:

Remove stems from chilies, reserving seeds. Break chilies into small pieces and add them, along with the seeds to the rum. Infuse for 2 hours and fine strain.

For the Scarlet Fever:

In a cocktail shaker, combine El Dorado rum, ½ ounce Ancho-infused Rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, and cinnamon syrup. Add ice, shake, and strain into a glass filled with cobble ice.


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