Hollywood has always been a cocktail town, so it was only a matter of time before the drinks trickled into the movies and vice versa. The stories behind five fictional cocktails—from Twin Peaks to Star Trek—made real by some of America’s best bartenders.
Welcome to the 2015 “Besties Guest Bartending Series,” a monthly event and column in collaboration with Momofuku featuring two bartenders who’ve inspired each other’s work. First up: tiki pirates Brian Miller and Ryan Liloia on eyeliner, Harry Belafonte and desert-island drinks.
Following the massive success of Lime-A-Rita, a new crop of Big Beer “cocktails”—from the tequila-flavored Desperados to Bud Light’s new MIXXTAILS—is hoping to ride the coattails of the cocktail renaissance. Will it work?
Pisco Elqui, a Chilean town tucked in the shadow of the Andes, has become symbolic of the struggle between Chile and Peru to claim ownership of pisco. Mark Johanson on the big sour over pisco, and the divergent styles the battle has produced.
Until recently, drinkware has been a largely predictable affair. But amidst the cocktail renaissance, bars are using drinking vessels—be it a vintage coupe, a light bulb or a bespoke tiki mug—to alter the drinker’s expectations.
From sage to thyme to rosemary to juniper, winter’s hearty herbs are built to be mixed with booze. Here are five cocktail recipes that celebrate the season’s aromatic greenery.
Welcome to “The List,” a column exploring the country’s most notable wine lists. This week, Zachary Sussman on why some of NYC’s Italian restaurants—notably Marta and Maialino—are among the city’s top destinations for Champagne.
Where have all the glamorous poolside parties of Old Hollywood gone? Sarah Amandolare dips into a number of Los Angeles pools searching for remnants of the star-studded, Martini-fueled fêtes of another era.
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