Daily News: Panama’s Craft Cocktail Scene, London’s New Nude Restaurant

Panama's cocktails

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– Jim Meehan of New York’s PDT forecasts the cocktail trends that will emerge over the next decade, with an eye towards sustainability and a growing number of home enthusiasts.

A “clothing-optional” restaurant, slated to open this June in London, already boasts a waiting list of over 16,000 names.

– Jessica Leigh Hester on how Manishewitz became a fixture of the Jewish dining table.

– Afar offers a visual tour of Panama’s unique cocktail movement, which is based largely on local fruits and liquors.

–  In Boston, Big Beer continues to lose shelf space and sales to a growing influx of craft brewers.

– Finally, a look at how Burgundy’s Drouhins have maintained a family business while continuing to grow their repertoire and sales since the 1880s.

[Photo: Flickr/Michael Korcuska]