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The PUNCH Guide to Milan

It hasn’t always been easy to drink well in Milan, with a few notable exceptions. But things have improved dramatically over the past couple of years, and along with timeless…

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The PUNCH Guide to Hong Kong

The east-meets-west cliché rings remarkably true in Hong Kong. A city that has, for a century, welcomed sailors and tycoons alike, Hong Kong has an odd sophistication combined with a…

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The PUNCH Guide to Charleston

Charleston is a city steeped in its own history dating back to the 18th century. And though distinctively Southern in its respect for tradition, Charleston's drinks now flirt with the…

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The PUNCH Guide to Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. works hard, but it also plays hard. From hotel bars to dives to fancy cocktail joints, the capital has claimed its own territory—rather unexpectedly—amongst America's most progressive food…

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The PUNCH Guide to Singapore

Three years ago, Tiger Beer was still unchallenged as Singapore’s drink of choice. But the easy-drinking lager has since faced competition from a boom of craft cocktail bars and an…

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The PUNCH Guide to Tokyo

Half the fun of drinking in Tokyo is navigating the city's dense interior, where some of the best bars are tucked away in unimpressive buildings and down side-street alleys. Hidden…

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The PUNCH Guide to Melbourne

Ever since the first bedraggled group of British convicts and soldiers landed in Sydney harbor over 200 years ago, marking the start of European settlement, Australians have had a close…

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The PUNCH Guide to Portland

Portland is the kind of place where you'll overhear discussions of natural birthing over a pint of IPA or a panhandler muttering into his afternoon whiskey while Ella Fitzgerald ballads…

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The PUNCH Guide to Manhattan

It's highly plausible (in fact, it's indisputable) that other cities are, say, cleaner, have more bike lanes or better schools or lower poverty rates or an overall superior quality of…