On the off chance you haven't gone outside or watched the news or spoken to anyone lately, it's really, really cold in the D right now. There are a few ways to handle this. You could stay inside and eat soup and feel sorry for yourself, or you could venture out into the world and bravely secure yourself one of these insides-warming Winter cocktails! Enough of these and you won’t even NEED a jacket. Or pants. (Editor's note: please do not dispose of your jacket or pants).
Tom and Jerry, The Rattlesnake Club
Bartending legend Farouk Elhaje says this was his favorite during the holidays, and everyone is still asking for it. He begins each shift beating egg whites and yokes separately. As he crafts the cocktail he adds powdered sugar and blends the two together with vanilla, nutmeg, whatever brandy he can find, rum, and hot water. It'll make you happier inside then watching a cartoon mouse violently outwitting its feline nemesis.