Retro Cocktail Party: Part 2: The Nibbles!

You have topped off the drinks in everyone’s fabulous cocktail glasses, so let’s serve some nibbles. We wouldn’t want our guests to be a bit peckish, or to drink on an empty stomach! Now, some of the party food of the 1950s and 1960s is a little, ahem, interesting. You could totally go authentic and ....continue reading →

Host a Retro Cocktail Party: Part 1: The Drinks!

My drink of choice is a dirty vodka martini – not a terribly authentic retro cocktail for a retro cocktail party, but we needn’t tell anyone it is vodka and not gin. It still looks classy – a nice martini glass and a few olives skewered on a toothpick. I would argue that presentation is ....continue reading →