Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and nightlife. This month: the revival of Old Overholt, the oldest winemaking country in the world, Detroit’s cocktail ascendancy and more.
This season brings a wave of new bars and restaurants around the country serving forward-thinking drinks and embracing the trends of today and tomorrow. Here, our picks for the most notable openings of the summer and fall.
From an expert look at the cocktail renaissance to the definitive guide to amari to the first and only book from the late Sasha Petraske, here are the best new drink books being released this fall and winter.
No longer solely the domain of Bloody Marys and Mimosas, bartenders are looking at brunch with the same thoughtfulness as they do drinks for any other hour. Here, a handful share their approach to the midday institution.
In “Bartender’s Choice,” we challenge some of our favorite bartenders with a drink order and see what they come up with. This round: Tom Macy, Gillian White and Kevin King take on “something with mint.”