Zagat have been bringing us some great little bartender tricks at the moment, recently they showed us all how to correctly open a bottle of champagne and now they're back to show us how to perfectly crush ice without a bartender.
It may seem like a really simple thing that doesn't require a video but ice is one of the most important things when it comes to making great cocktails. Don't believe, just look at how serious Grant Achatz and the crew at The Aviary take their ice.
In this video the Zagat crew have visited Jack Allen's Kitchen in Austin to get some top tips for crushing ice for summer cocktails.
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