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I Love You, Karaoke

Why do we love karaoke so much? Tasked with answering the question, Jamie Feldmar traces history of karaoke in New ...
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How Pittsburgh Became an Eccentric Tiki Mecca

The ocean is nowhere in sight, but that hasn’t stopped Pittsburgh from developing one of the deepest—and ...
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Modern Alchemy at Tokyo’s Most Radical Bar

At Tokyo's Ben Fiddich, Hiroyasu Kayama uses homegrown plants and a mortar and pestle to reconstruct classic liqueurs ...
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Thank You, Bartending

There are certain things that only bartending can teach. Adam Erace offers a thank you letter to the profession for ...
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Inside the Bars That Kicked Off San Francisco’s Cocktail Renaissance

Most of the bars that sparked San Francisco's cocktail renaissance still remain as relevant as ever. Here, Robert ...
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Alsace’s Tangled Path to the Avant-Garde

In Alsace, winemaking culture has historically veered towards the routine, but that’s beginning to change. Jon Bonné ...
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The Australian Pub Has No Equal

With its broad utility as both riotous watering hole and community meeting place, the Australian pub has had a unique ...
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A Guide to the World’s Funkiest Ciders

Funky, tannic and acidic, traditional Spanish cider has seen a slow but notable evolution at home and here in the ...
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The College Bar as Fleeting Fantasy

What does the bar by which we judge all other bars look like today? In “Deep Dive,” we send writers back to their ...
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Inside One of San Francisco’s Last Hofbraus

Once found throughout Northern California, the number of hofbraus—German-inspired bar-restaurants with cheap beer and ...
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The Most Notable New Bars in America, Fall 2016

This season brings a wave of new bars and restaurants around the country serving forward-thinking drinks and ...
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A Bar Crawl Through the Craft Cocktail Revival

Most of the bars that kicked off the NYC cocktail revival are still as relevant as ever. Robert Simonson and Daniel ...