Food

Edwardian Cocktails

The very first post I wrote for Edwardian Promenade was about the history of the cocktail. It was rather disconcerting to realize that the drinks we order at the bar today existed one hundred years ago! So for those of you aspiring to host an Edwardian-themed party, I give you a few recipes: APPLEJACK SOUR …

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Food

Happy Birthday to Coca-Cola!

In a 1914 issue of Cosmopolitan, Coca-Cola Vice President Samuel Candler Dobbs recounts the history of the drink and the company: When Coca-Cola was first offered to the trade the soda water business was an insignificant item in both confectionery and drug stores. Coca-Cola sales in its first year were extremely small, about 25 gallons …

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