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The Art of Drinking Alone

For most, the thought of drinking alone at bars is fraught with anxiety. But for Brad Thomas Parsons, it's become a ...
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Watch Two Mimes Get “White Girl Wasted”

Ever wonder what it looks like when mimes get a little too tipsy?
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CA Bartenders React to the New Glove Requirement Law

Across California, bartenders are grappling with a new law requiring them to wear gloves behind the bar. Citing ...

Diary of a 24-Hour Dive Bar

What does a 24-hour bar look like at 7 a.m.? Sarah Baird pulls up a round-the-clock barstool at NOLA's Brothers III ...
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Ease Your Winter Blues with a Cocktail (or Five)

We're not suggesting you drown your January sorrows. But here are five of our favorite winter drinks just in case.
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Finding Truth in the Fictional TV Bar

From I Love Lucy to Cheers to It's Always Sunny, Jennifer Cacicio pieces together 75 years of small-screen drinking ...
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Why Your Daiquiri Isn’t the Same As Hemingway’s

The founder of Small Hand Foods investigates why the limes America’s bartenders used a century ago are at odds with ...

How Cocktails Are Liberating Paris…from Wine

For a people bound by wine tradition, the rise of the cocktail has offered Parisians something it can't offer ...

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 ...

Riff Diaries: Bitters

With a flick of the wrist, a dash or two of bitters can transform a drink. Here are four cocktails that simply can't ...
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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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No More Shots in 2014: Resolutions of the Drinking Kind

Eating and drinking for a living is fraught with all sorts of hazards. Like shots. And generally overdoing it. A ...