The War of the Jack Roses

The Jack Barnes (named for the character Jake Burns, who orders a Jack Rose cocktail in Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises”) cocktail by Natalie Jacob wins it at the War of the Jack Roses. OKRA’s own, Warren Bobrow, judges. Continue reading

Perre’s Creamy Italian Sausage and Pumpkin Manicotti

PERRE COLEMAN MAGNESS As I remember it, trick or treating is hard work.  Lots of walking, in what is invariably an uncomfortable costume, that heavy bag of candy and keeping your best manners on under all that stress.  But the promise of a seemingly endless supply of fun-size candy bars made it all worthwhile.  I … Continue reading