Highballs High Heels: A Girl's Guide to the Art of Cocktails

by Gideon Bosker, Karen Brooks, Reed Darmon

CHRONICLE BOOKS | April 1, 2001 | Hardcover |

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The authors of Atomic Cocktails strike again, this time with a feminine twist. Highballs High Heels combines ''50s cocktail party nostalgia with career girl independence. Order up a Bikinitini when you''re feeling sassy, get naughty with a cool Gin and Sin, or a Shirley Temple''s Evil Twin, for those times when you just want to be left alone. And for girls with "inner" spirit, there''s an entire chapter devoted to nonalcoholic drinks. In addition to the 50 fabulous swizzle-stick sensations and an essential essay on women and the art of drinking with style, this guide is also bursting with hipparty-planning ideas for cocktail soires, dinners, and summer bashes, including a how-to section for setting up a swanky bar at home. Highballs High Heels is perfect for any woman longing to release her hidden grrrlll.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 96 Pages, 7.09 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: April 1, 2001

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0811830179

ISBN - 13: 9780811830171

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Highballs High Heels: A Girl's Guide to the Art of Cocktails

Highballs High Heels: A Girl's Guide to the Art of Cocktails

by Gideon Bosker, Karen Brooks, Reed Darmon

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 96 Pages, 7.09 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: April 1, 2001

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0811830179

ISBN - 13: 9780811830171

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The authors of <I>Atomic Cocktails</I> strike again, this time with a feminine twist. <I>Highballs High Heels</I> combines ''50s cocktail party nostalgia with career girl independence. Order up a Bikinitini when you''re feeling sassy, get naughty with a cool Gin and Sin, or a Shirley Temple''s Evil Twin, for those times when you just want to be left alone. And for girls with "inner" spirit, there''s an entire chapter devoted to nonalcoholic drinks. In addition to the 50 fabulous swizzle-stick sensations and an essential essay on women and the art of drinking with style, this guide is also bursting with hipparty-planning ideas for cocktail soires, dinners, and summer bashes, including a how-to section for setting up a swanky bar at home. <I>Highballs High Heels</I> is perfect for any woman longing to release her hidden grrrlll.

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The authors of Atomic Cocktails strike again, this time with a feminine twist. Highballs High Heels combines '50s cocktail party nostalgia with career girl independence. Order up a Bikinitini when you're feeling sassy, get naughty with a cool Gin and Sin, or a Shirley Temple's Evil Twin, for those times when you just want to be left alone. And for girls with 'inner' spirit, there's an entire chapter devoted to nonalcoholic drinks. In addition to the 50 fabulous swizzle-stick sensations and an essential essay on women and the art of drinking with style, this guide is also bursting with hip party-planning ideas for cocktail soirées, dinners, and summer bashes, including a how-to section for setting up a swanky bar at home. Highballs High Heels is perfect for any woman longing to release her hidden grrrlll.

About the Author

Gideon Bosker is an Oregon based author, photographer, and connoisseur of popular culture whose many books include Freak Show, and Fabulous Fabrics of the 50s.<br><br>Karen Brooks is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in many national publications. She is currently the arts editor and restaurant critic for the Oregonian in Portland, Oregon.<br><br>Reed Darmon is a newspaper designer and artist.
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