"Cosmopolitan" cocktail (1996)

David Colburn colburn at PEOPLEPC.COM
Fri Jan 2 06:23:20 UTC 2004

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>     Sarah Jessica Parker showed up at my door to wish me a merry
> remind me to watch the last eight episodes of SEX AND THE CITY, and ask
> the origin of the "Cosmopolitan."
>     She's a great gal, but my wife Jennifer Lopez insisted that Sarah get
> of that red and green Christmas number and put on some clothes.
>     I'll search the databases for "Cosmopolitan" this weekend, but Google
> Groups has nothing before 1996.

For whatever it's worth, here's a bartender who claims to be the co-inventor
of the cosmopolitan in its current form (I guess that would make him the


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