wine + spirits + beer

Bartenders Who Farm

Is this the next logical step in the modern cocktail movement?

Zucchini Bacon Fritters with Basil-Mayo Dipping Sauce

Fried zucchini is a classic snack, but watch what happens when it’s amped up with smoky bacon and spicy jalapeño.
July 2009

Green Fairy Tales

Absinthe has a misinformation quotient at least as high as its usual alcohol content of 60 to 70 percent. So if you’re looking for the truth, you’ve come to the right place....
April 2009
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: The Gibson

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Washington’s latest neo-speakeasy mixes up both classics and more modern inventions.
wine + spirits + beer

Infused Ice

The hottest thing to hit alcoholic drinks is ice—steeped with a shot of herbs, spices, or fruit flavor.
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: Drink

This sparse space is the perfect backdrop for the mixology show being swizzled, shaken, and poured by John Gertsen and his team.
wine + spirits + beer

Alcohol-Free Cocktails?

The French have a surprising respect for virgin drinks.
wine + spirits + beer

Dear Mixologists…

…We love you. It’s okay to be you.

The Mixologist’s Tale

They have names like Death & Co., and Milk & Honey. Together they form a kind of Cocktail Nation, a semisecret society with its own rules.
August 2008

Shake, Battle, and Pour

Four contestants have made it to the finals of the annual competition sponsored by the United States Bartenders’ Guild. Who will be mix-master?
August 2008
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