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How to Drink Like the French… At Lunch

How to Drink Like the French… At Lunch

Let’s face it: There are things that Europeans just do better than us Americans. Cheese, chocolate, day-drinking… wait, what? Yep, day-drinking. We’re not talking about the day-drinking you’re thinking of, the one that takes place on Saturday afternoons where you begin pounding beers at 11 a.m. No, we’re talking about everyday day-drinking. Classy day drinking, […]

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Listen Up, Paleo Dieters: Cavemen Drank

Listen Up, Paleo Dieters: Cavemen Drank

You’ve all heard of the Paleo Diet, practiced by celebs like Jessica Biel and Megan Fox, in which 21st-century humans emulate the food eaten by cavemen and women from 2.6 million years ago. But if you’ve considered undertaking this culinary overhaul, you may have wondered whether, while eating like a hunter-gatherer and getting that celebrity skin you’ve […]

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Aquavit: The Drink That Sailed a Thousand Ships

Aquavit: The Drink That Sailed a Thousand Ships

Immigrants bring their alcohol with them. It’s how Napa got started. It’s how we Americans got our hands on vodka. It’s also how we learned about aquavit. This Scandinavian liqueur is itself a kind of immigrant, traveling around the world and improving through the wear and tear of rejection and acceptance. Our story begins when Americans […]

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Review: Campo Viejo Reserva

Review: Campo Viejo Reserva

’Tis the season for tons of dinner parties and get-togethers. There’s nothing quite as nourishing — emotionally, intellectually, culinarily — as eating and drinking with friends. But I’ve always found bringing wine to a dinner party to be one of the most anxiety inducing parts of life that most of us deal with on the regular, […]

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The 10 Best Bars Serving Mulled Wine

The 10 Best Bars Serving Mulled Wine

During these chilly winter months, what’s better than curling up in your favorite wool sweater at a cozy bar and sipping on a mug of mulled wine? Nothing, in our opinion. We’ve rounded up a list of the 10 best bars across the country for mulled wine sipping, ranging from quaint coffee shop feels to Prohibition-style […]

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