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, a cool new coffee table book from French luxury publisher Assouline
, celebrates the new golden age of the cocktail as a “culinary art form.” In the posh volume world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern, former chief cocktail maker at Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller’s Per Se
in New York and the Carlyle Hotel, shares some of his innovative recipes conceived while working for Keller and other famed chefs — including Mario Batali and Michel Richard. Van Flandern has also collected recipes from some of New York City’s most renowned craft cocktail lounges including Employees Only, Clover Club, Death & Co., and PDT (Please Don’t Tell).