PHOTO: Appetite by Random House; The Classic Caesar from Caesars: The Essential Guide to Your Favourite Cocktail by Clint Pattemore
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Originally published on June 27, 2014; National Post
It’s savoury, sweet, salty, sour and bitter all at once and all in a glass. The Caesar’s unique flavour profile has made it one of Canada’s favourite cocktails since the 1970s. Originator Walter Chell, restaurant manager of the Owl’s Nest bar in the Calgary Inn (now the Westin), set out to create a liquid version of spaghetti alle vongole in rosso (spaghetti with clams and tomato) in 1969. The result was the Bloody Caesar, consisting of vodka, clam nectar, tomato juice, lime, Worcestershire sauce and celery salt.
The Windsor Star: July 9, 2014; page C3
Calgary Herald: July 5, 2014; page G16
The Province (Vancouver): June 30, 2014; page B4
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