Monday, January 30, 2012

The Magical Botanical Mixology Tour: Gin Cocktails


The Magical Botanical Mixology Tour:
Gin Cocktails
1916 W. North Ave., Chicago
Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00 - 5:30pm 
$50.00 per person

The magical botanical mixology tour is waiting to take you  away to a world filled with botanicals, English Gin and Beatles music! Join resident Mixologist Angie Jackson and Lynn House, Chief Mixologist for Blackbird Restaurant, for an afternoon filled with gin-based cocktails that are all inspired by Beatles songs. You will sample these cocktails and take home the recipes, all while enjoying an afternoon  filled with friends, food, music and the story behind why Angie and Lynn chose to create these cocktails inspired by Beatles songs. The cocktails include Strawberry Fields Forever, Blackbird, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Lady Madonna and Get Back.


Call Cooking Fools at 773.276.5565 
to reserve a spot today!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Releasing the Serpent: Scotch Tasting and Cocktails


Releasing the Serpent: 
Scotch Tasting and Cocktails
1916 W. North Ave., Chicago
Sunday, January 29, 2012
3:00 - 5:30pm 
$50.00 per person


Join us for an afternoon filled with Scotland’s most famous monster…Scotch.  Our resident Mixologist Angie Jackson and Lynn House, Chief Mixologist for Blackbird Restaurant, will walk you through the Highland and Lowland of Scotland’s whisky. You will savor delicious offerings from across the pond and enjoy rare sips of the country’s most prized single malts. You will also enjoy scotch in cocktail form, including the Rob Roy, Blood and Sand, and the Mark Twain as Angie and Lynn demonstrate these classic cocktails. Kilts welcomed. Appetizers will be provided by the chefs at Cooking Fools.

Call Cooking Fools at 773.276.5565 
to reserve a spot today!

Highballs and High Heels: A Girl's Guide to Old Man Drinks


Highballs and High Heels:
A Girl's Guide to Old Man Drinks
1916 W. North Ave., Chicago
Sunday, January 15, 2012
3:00 - 5:30pm  
$50.00/person 

Ladies, forget about Cosmos and shopping, and join us for an afternoon of exciting cocktails.  Our resident Mixologist Angie Jackson and Lynn House, Chief Mixologist for Blackbird Restaurant, have designed a class for you gals that is dedicated to classic cocktails, otherwise known as “old man drinks.”  Manhattans, Old Fashioneds, Highballs, and Sidecars have become highly fashionable in the cocktail scene.  Grab your girlfriends and head over to Cooking Fools to learn about these prohibition-era classic cocktails.  Angie and Lynn have tweaked these classic recipes and twisted them to become more user-friendly for those who may have feared these libations in the past.  You will sample and take home the recipes for an Elderflower Sidecar, Ginger Vanilla Whiskey Sour, Blueberry Lavender Rickey, The 42nd Street - a play on a Manhattan, and the Contessa, a softer version of the classic Negroni.

Call Cooking Fools at 773.276.5565 
to reserve a spot today!