Eamon Rockey is a patient man. As co-owner and general manager of Aska, Williamsburg's new multi-course Scandinavian restaurant, he also helms the laborious cocktail program -- Rockey often spends months refining house-made tinctures and mixes before serving a finished drink to diners. But he also knows how to have a good time.
Courtesy of Aska Eamon Rockey
"In the end, it's all about making the drinks delicious. And that's a personal understanding," says the cocktail guru. Sure it is, but considering Rockey's pedigreed background (Eleven Madison Park, Atera), we'd be willing to forgo our decision-making abilities and trust his palate for an evening. Rockey chatted with Fork in the Road about his latest project, his Brooklyn neighborhood, and why cosmopolitans aren't just for Carrie Bradshaw.More »