You may not hear me say it often, but there’s more to life than mixed drinks. I love mixing culture with my cocktails, especially in Italy. I’ve just been exploring the Florence cocktail scene and have some fresh tips for you. Between visits to the Uffizi or the Duomo, take one of these five different […]
When it comes to mixology, Italy is rivaling many cocktail hot-spots for drinks quality. Want to explore beyond typical Italian aperitivos and Tuscan wines? Take a look at our list of some of the best cocktail bars in Rome.
Quick Take: Tayēr + Elementary and Kwãnt are the buzziest and biggest new openings but Homeboy, FAM, Vermuteria, and Artesian are also worth a stop. London has its cocktail scene locked down with lots of lovely bars from classic to creative and laidback to lux. But, the cool thing about being an energetic capital city […]
Germany’s beer gardens grab lots of attention, but did you know they’ve also got some very cool cocktail options? German bartenders employ an attention to detail that makes for some superlative drinking experiences. So, if you’re heading to Hamburg, here are my five favourite cocktail bars: Le Lion: Home of the Gin Basil Smash Le […]
Perched at over 11,700 feet altitude above the Moray Inca ruins in the much more remote Sacred Valley, MIL is a major destination restaurant for dedicated foodies and drinkies.
While both Chile and Peru claim the Pisco Sour as a national drink, each country creates it a little differently. In Peru, they use pisco, lime juice, simple syrup, egg white and bitters. While it’s widely reported that it was invented in Lima by an American bartender, Victor Morris and subsequently tweaked with egg white […]
I think London is the cat’s pajamas when it comes to cocktailing. With old standbys plus frequent new openings, there are just too many great cocktail choices for a simple “Best Five London Cocktail Bars” list. Instead i like to cover it a little bit at a time. For example, here’s a lovely little three […]
Well-known for its microbrew and coffee culture, Seattle also has a pretty stellar cocktail scene. As a former Seattleite I get back from time to time and have checked out a fair few of the city’s bars. Fortunately I still have a Seattle BFF with great taste in food and drink to keep me up […]
Of course, when you think of Scotland, you think of whisky. But, did you know that the country is renowned for their gin as well? Having done Edinburgh a few times and having had my share of straight whisky tastings, this last visit with Seattle bestie and cocktail partner in crime, Wendy, was the perfect […]
Of course our travel crew was in Siem Reap to explore the nearby temples and soak up some Khmer culture. But that doesn’t mean we couldn’t slip in some cocktail time, too. Cocktail culture has come to Cambodia and you can now find trendy drinking options alongside the more traditional. We took three different approaches […]