Well, in one of the weirdest damn years I’ve ever lived, one thing remains constant in this “new normal” and that’s the announcement of the World’s 50 Best Bars. Since you are very likely staying safe at home rather than enjoying drinks in one of these notable establishments, I’ll take the occasion to share some […]
Looking for inspiration for inventing your own cocktails? Here are some tips…
Sip your agave spirits straight with some toasted pumpkins seeds on the side! We’re learning lots of interesting tidbits with our mezcal interview series….
Mardi Gras is upon us soon…and just in time to celebrate, we tell you which cheese pairs best with the official cocktail of New Orleans, the Sazerac!
Happy New Year, Cocktail Lovers! As January comes to a close, those of you doing Dry-uary are almost there – kudos! I don’t do a dry January. Though I did a dry February last year. This year I’ve got a big London weekend planned and will want to check out some good bars and restaurants. […]
Quick take: pair a Last Word cocktail with a Bouton de Culotte cheese In our cheese + cocktail pairing project, I’m combining my cocktail know-how with the encyclopedic cheese knowledge of Jennifer Greco of Chez Loulou. We’re delivering a series of classic cocktail and cheese pairings. Our December Pairing: Last Word Cocktail + Bouton […]
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 […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading Promoting Wellness in the Drinks Industry (SevenFiftyDaily via Rocky Yeh’s Twitter feed) Plenty of pros in the drinks industry are moving away from the “work hard, play […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Reading Roundup Making Sustainable Cocktails at Home (imbibe) Although bars are making sustainability a focus, going green can start at home. Imbibe shares some ideas and tips for more […]
Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading Roundup The ‘Horrific” Sexism Blighting the Beer World (BBC News) This BBC article takes a look at the backlash against brands with sexist names and calls out boob-gropers in the […]