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London’s Most Radical New Cocktail Bar

Part of a growing crop of high-concept bars, London's White Lyan aims to bring complex cocktails to a wider audience ...
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Rap, Immortality & the Frozen Daiquiri

From bounce to voodoo, Southern Louisiana is home to a myriad of oddball devotions. Lora Smith explores the ...
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Meet R(h)um’s One Percent

From the dank jungle of Martinique to the cool cellars of Cognac, a new wave of high-quality r(h)um is establishing ...
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The Rise of American Absinthe

The U.S. has become an unlikely homebase for absinthe's new avant-garde. Mixing a distinct sense of American ...
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Drinking During New York City’s Disco Days

The '70s revival is in full swing, but what was the Me Decade really like? Regan Hofmann pieces together the ...
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The Bourbon Trail, Beyond Kentucky

On his 24-city book tour, chef Ed Lee vowed to drink bourbon with a different chef, bartender or random stranger in ...
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Madeira’s Long Engagement with the Lowcountry

Native Charlestonians and cookbook authors, Matt Lee & Ted Lee, go on the hunt for the connection between their ...
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Into the Mystic: Discovering Pisco’s Spiritual Roots

Alia Akkam journeys to Peru to discover the soul of the country's native grape-based spirit and, after meeting a ...
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The Grand Dames of New Orleans Drinking

The heiresses to New Orleans's most legendary restaurant dynasty, Lally Brennan and Ti Martin, discuss growing up ...
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Stockholm’s Thoroughly Modern Romance with Wine

Stockholm is building its first, true wine culture from scratch, headed up by a brat pack of "no-fucks" somms and hot ...
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ZZ’s Clam Bar: NY’s Emerald City of Cocktails

Behind the curtain of this miniature New York City bar is a wonderland of spectacular drinking that includes ...
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Drinking with NPR’s Ari Shapiro

The James Bond of public radio on his double life as a vocalist for Pink Martini and drinking on—and off—the ...