Episode 11: Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli

Episode 11: Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli

In Episode 11 Melissa and Aimee discuss Boston cuisine. Because Boston is so big, and Aimee is so lazy, they mostly stick to Boston’s historic North End. Roast beef, fried clams, and cannoli, OH MY! Melissa mixed up a cocktail called Ward 8 and Aimee dug into the rich immigrant history of Boston’s North End. The two once again come to the conclusion that American food would be nothing without immigrant contributions, and Aimee resists Hamilton references without Kate to exchange knowing glances with her.

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Research Photos

Sources

Eater
Woodman’s of Essex
Wall Street Journal

Kelly’s Roast Beef
Resteraunt-ing through history

Recipe: Ward 8

Recipe: Ward 8

The Ward 8 cocktail is featured in Episode 11: Leave the gun, take the cannoli (Boston Cuisine Part I). Neither myself or Aimee particularly liked this cocktail, leaving us wishing Boston would just do better.

Ward 8
2 oz. Rye Whiskey
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Orange Juice
1 tsp. Grenadine
Cherries for garnish

Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, strain into a chilled glass and garnish with cherries.