Black Dahlia Day: Drink to me with thine Shins

dahlia.jpgWhatcha drinking tonight?

Journalist- novelist- bellydancer- punk-diva Pleasant Gehman and sister/partner- in- culinary- crime blog a recipe for a drink honoring the birthday of the legendarily hacked-up Black Dahlia. It’s called the … wait for it … the Bi-sectual.

It ain’t the first but as it’s heavy on the vodka and pomegranate juice, the drink looks pretty tasty and is to be shared with “your better half.”

Why now? It was 61 years ago today that the cops began trying to figure out why 22-year-old actress Elizabeth Short had been dumped in two parts on a vacant lot in Leimert Park – and journalists began building her considerable and still-unresolved legend.