As Starbucks selfies, glittering green convenience store sections, and bars gearing up for ignorantly-named Jameson–Baileys–Guinness concoctions tell us, St. Patrick’s Day is around the proverbial corner. Luckily, there’s a less offensive (and more delicious-sounding) promotion we can get behind — Aldi will debut five Irish-themed cheeses next week. The assortment from the Happy Farms label […]
It hit him all at once during a visit to Bulgaria. An epiphany transformed Dushan Zaric’s approach to making and selling drinks in the swanky bars he’s opened everywhere from New York to Los Angeles.
Updated on 2019-02-19
Next Sunday, February 24, a star-studded cast of Oscar nominees and guests will attend the 91st Academy Awards. After the show, they’ll funnel into the Governors Ball, an annual after party we can only assume is legendary. One of the after-party perks is official Oscars cocktails, and this year, they’re tequila cocktails which are surprisingly […]
In Hong Kong’s hip Sheung Wan neighborhood lies The Old Man, a sweeping destination inspired by Ernest Hemingway. The gilded space has a portrait of the author constructed from upcycled building materials, a clever bar-top cooling strip to keep cocktails perfectly chilled, and exceptional service. It sits on the World’s Best Bars list with good […]
Updated on 2019-02-18
Madeira may have been the wine of choice back in the day of the founding fathers, but no spirit is as presidentially rooted as American whiskey. Many of the founding fathers were known to enjoy a dram of it and George Washington even used to distill his own whiskey back in the day!
Let’s say you’ve got yourself a nice little whiskey collection. You have your bourbon, rye, Scotch, and a bottle of Japanese whisky someone gifted you for your birthday. It might not be the sort of assortment that merits an insurance policy. (Or maybe it is! La di da!) Regardless, you want to keep it in […]