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Christine Sismondo

Toronto-based Christine Sismondo is a writer and lecturer at York University. She was also the guest curator of Bottoms Up! A Spirited History of Drink in Canada, an exhibit put together by University of Toronto's Museum Studies. She has written extensively on the subjects of drinking, vice, film and literature for a wide variety of national and widely-circulating publications, such as The Walrus, The National Post and the Toronto Star and the author of a literary non-fiction history of cocktails: Mondo Cocktail: A Shaken and Stirred History. Sismondo is currently working on a non-fiction history of vice and prohibition and recently launched In Our Cups, a drinks consulting and custom mix company with Sue Ketcheson.


8/29/2008 Holland Marsh Farms
8/29/2008 My Day Off: A Cocktail Tour of Manhattan
8/29/2008 They Blinded me with Science: A report from Tales of the Cocktail
9/23/2008 The Best Booze
10/8/2008 Bushmills Irish Whiskies
10/22/2008 Cheap Booze: A Guide To Drinking Through The Recession
12/10/2008 Sismondo's Gift Guide
3/4/2009 The BC And Me
3/11/2009 Irish Single Malt Whiskey
4/23/2009 Cuba's Best Rum
5/20/2009 The Importance of Ice – A Tale of Two Drinks

Recent Reviews

Latest Blogs

7/28/2009 Mexico's Yucatan - Tequila y Chocolate
7/23/2009 Mexico's Yucatan - A Culinary Guide
4/25/2009 A Cure for the Vapours
12/13/2008 Sidecar
11/27/2008 What a Way to Fall Off the Wagon!