From a sweltering Japan, Yukari Sakamoto considers the appeal of izakaya at home, popsicles dipped in shochu and an Olympic season that never was.
Before the pandemic, Sprouse was already on a mission to forge a more equitable, sustainable bar community. Now, her plan is more urgent and vital than ever.
The bottle that Nima Ansari can’t stop thinking about isn’t quite a spirit or a liqueur—but something else entirely.
Michael Snyder contemplates a summer without the blurry, tequila-fueled afternoons and chance encounters that only the city’s great, democratic watering holes can provide.