Date: 08/28/2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: McNally Jackson Books (52 Prince St., Manhattan)

Price: Free

An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails showcases origins of classic cocktails and the figures who made them famous, from the gangster who inspired the Jack Rose to Rita Hayworth, muse for the Margarita. Join the author Orr Shtuhl, New York Times spirits writers Clay Risen and Robert Simonson, and Flatiron Room whiskey sommelier Heather Greene, for a discussion of cocktails and drinking culture, from history to production to, well, the drinking. Bring your swizzle stick and a cocktail pick.

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