Carter condemned the practice of the three-martini lunch
during his 1976 presidential campaign.
Cocktails have been part of our social history from Prohibition to the three-martini lunch
In a world where the three-piece suit has been replaced by khakis, and the three-martini lunch
has been replaced by working through lunch, the traditional realms of business and pleasure, work and relaxation, have been forced to meld into one big happy "work/life."
Most dispiriting episode: The greatest tragedy in showbiz was the demise of the three-martini lunch
and the popularity of iced tea.
Why has the three-martini lunch
become as retrograde as the smoking jacket or the hoop skirt?
Although the beginning of the end for the cocktail culture was in sight, the post-war boom signaled corporate expansion and the three-martini lunch
, and James Bond (aka Agent 007) insisted that his vodka martinis be "shaken, not stirred."