Classic cocktails from a silver screen star
From the exhaustion of Keeping Up with the Kardashians to Survivor's continual survival, reality TV is enough to turn a man to the bottle, so it should come as no surprise that former Motor City Motors star Dave Kwiatkowski is the man behind Detroit's newest next-level cocktail den: Sugar House.
making drinks so delicious you eventually fall over asking you to kindly take a seat, sir. Though the menu'll change often, current choices include a blend of tequila, Cointreau, ginger, lemon & cassis known as the El Diablo, the Queen's Park Swizzle (light rum, Demerara, mint, lime, trifecta bitters), and the New York Flip, a Bourbon/Tawny Port/whole egg/nutmeg joint that tastes "the way eggnog should taste", marking the first time anyone has said anything unflattering about eggnog ever. To fortify, there'll be bites of housemade pickles and duck-fat-topped pork rillettes, and anyone not in the spirits spirit can hit rotating vinos and serious suds that range from accessibly local (Atwater Lager, Bell's Two Hearted, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold) to foreign-but-still-totally-accessible-because-they're-at-this-local-bar joints like Kostritzer Black Lager and Monchshof Schwarzbier.