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The Ultimate Party Snack Searches for a Seat at the Bar

In the comfort-food gold rush, the pig in a blanket is one of the only classic American snacks that hasn’t crossed ...
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How the Burger Became An American Bar Icon

How did the hamburger brand itself as both a symbol of good, clean American fun and beer-soaked bar crawls? Regan ...
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What Is Bar Food?

Welcome to "Eating in Bars" a brand new semimonthly column celebrating bar food in all its incarnations, past and ...
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The Next Frontier in Barrel-Aged Craft Beer

Once an obscure beer geek obsession, beers aged in unorthodox barrels—from mezcal and aquavit barrels to those that ...
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Drinking with Comedian and Musician Dave Hill

Comedian and musician Dave Hill straddles an odd balance of near-celebrity and cult persona. Here, he talks with ...
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Spirit Chasers: Why Big Beer Can’t Resist the Cocktail

Following the massive success of Lime-A-Rita, a new crop of Big Beer "cocktails"—from the tequila-flavored Desperados ...
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How Shotgunning Got Its Very Own Ambassador

More than 200 days ago, Aaron Semmel vowed to shotgun a beer every day for a year and document it on Instagram. Drew ...
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Whatever Happened to Kentucky Common Beer?

Forgotten since Prohibition, Kentucky Common—Louisville's native beer style—is primed for a comeback. Sarah Baird on ...
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Can Starbucks Really Succeed As a Bar?

In December, Starbucks revealed its plan to roll out a pilot nighttime concept—Starbucks Evenings—to nearly 3,000 of ...
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Death to the Pickleback and Other Drinking Resolutions

Eating and drinking for a living is fraught with all sorts of hazards. Like pickleback shots. And generally overdoing ...
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PUNCH City Guides: Come Drink Your Way Around the World

Take a sneak peek at the trailer for PUNCH City Guides, our brand new city-by-city guide to drinking around the world.
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The Beer Cocktail Stealing American Hearts

The recent cult success of Stiegl's grapefruit radler has inspired countless riffs, a website and even a Twitter ...