The British subscription company Garcon Wines has recently created a flattened wine bottle that perfectly fits into your mailbox, er, letterbox, (British English) for that perfect weeknight bottle of vino. The bottle, designed to fit specifically in your letterbox, avoids the hassle of lost packages, as well as post-work errands to the local liquor shop.
If there’s any singular name that comes to mind when thinking about Champagne, it’s Dom Pérignon. The name itself has become synonymous with lavish lifestyles, luxury, and above all, delicious bubbly. So who exactly was the guy behind this elegant, modern-day effervescence? Believe it or not, he was much less lavish than his prestigious namesake bottle. In […]
We’ve all heard it before: beer before liquor, never been sicker, liquor before beer, you’re in the clear. But how much validity is there to this well-known pre-gaming anthem? Not much, it turns out. At the end of the day, it’s not what you drink that will make you sick, but how much you drink.
Updated on January 11, 2017.
Lovers of fried pickles rejoice! The Pickle Guys are opening a new counter service style joint on the Lower East Side, serving up all of your favorite fried vegetables. As Eater reports, the new location (375 Grand Street) will be attached their updated retail location.
Did you know that cooking with beer uses about 50 percent fewer calories than cooking with oil? One tablespoon of olive oil has approximately 120 calories, while an entire 12-ounce can of beer has around 146, breaking down to fewer than seven calories per tablespoon. It’s even been said that cooking with beer can enhance the […]
Wilkommen in Deutschland, home of bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and above all, the greatest beers in the world. This week, we’re looking to Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city and the beer-drinking capital of the world. Home to more than 10 million people, Cologne is a cultural hub in Germany; the city boasts over 30 museums, hundreds of galleries, and an […]
Updated on January 10, 2017.
The Queen of Pop will not settle for a mediocre glass of wine. In an interview recently conducted by Harper’s Bazaar, one very fortunate writer had the pleasure of speaking with Madonna in her own home, when a subpar glass of wine was served to the Like a Virgin singer. “Take the mediocre out of here,” was […]
2017 is off to a great start. We just learned that Champagne is actually good for your skin! That’s right — there’s no need to stop the flow of bubbles post-New Year’s Eve. As if we needed an excuse to keep drinking Champagne, survey says that our favorite fizz is actually beneficial for our visage.