The Kentucky Derby is just around the corner (And, cool fact—they’re blogging this year). We’ll have our picks on restaurants and bars to watch the Derby at tomorrow, but in the meantime… let’s discuss that iconic Kentucky Derby beverage, the mint julep. The New York Times interviewed master mint julep maker Chris McMillian of the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, and it’s well worth checking out.
The Kentucky Derby [Official Site]
And Now, a Sip of History: The Mint Julep, Personified [NY Times]