Mark and Francis discuss spirits, especially Calvados and Eau de Vie and some of the exciting things they’re doing with them in the restaurants. Their guest is Jim Meehan, author of the PDT Cocktail Book. They discuss the book’s beautiful illustrations by Chris Gall and how the relationship between author and illustrator evolved over the course of the book. They also discuss some of the big cocktail bars in the country and how bartenders can give great service while making great cocktails. This episode was sponsored by Hearst Ranch.

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