What really makes a Negroni, a Negroni?

Sometimes you really start wondering, seeing these countless and delicious variations and dedications. Quite a few people go very extreme in this, resulting in the unavoidable remark by someone: “is this still a Negroni?”. The question is, if not, what is then? The answer must be sought in its clouded and disputed origin… photographs by…

Campari, the Red Temptress…and tonic, a review

Campari, probably the most famous bitter apéritif on the planet. The bright, blood-red, bitter drink can turn aperitivo hour  into uncensored rituals for the great Dionysos himself and this without you even realising it. You might have started out in a sleepy Italian café, boiling under the burning afternoon sun, but you surely end up…

De Lindenhoeve – Picon Vin Blanc

Geen cocktailbar deze keer, maar een gezellig Grill Restaurant in de heuvelachtige streek tussen Wemmel en Kobbegem, De Lindenhoeve. Profiterend van de Belgische nazomer, waagden we ons deze zondag aan een fietstochtje in de Brabantse Heuvelkouters. Na een paar vermoeiende kasseistroken en nog vermoeiendere heuvels kwamen we doodmoe aan Grill Restaurant de Lindenhoeve. Mijn vriendin…