When culinary folks talk about charcoal, it’s typically in terms of a heating agent for barbecued and grilled food. Increasingly, however, mixologists and chefs are looking at one form of the substance—activated charcoal—to provide color, flavor, and texture to their menus.
ENO Wine Room and Michael Jordan’s Steak House, both located within the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel, welcomed Sommelier Mark Canak to the team as the new Beverage Director. Receiving his Sommelier certification with guidance from the world’s best sommeliers, he looks forward to offering unique expertise and expansive knowledge to the guests at ENO and Michael Jordan’s Steak House.
C. Mondavi & Family, the parent company behind iconic wineries and brands such as Charles Krug, Divining Rod, CK Mondavi and Purple Heart Wines, announced Maria Steckler as its Vice President of National Accounts.
What's the worst part of a night out drinking with friends, family or colleagues? For most, the dreaded hangover. And while approximately 25–30 percent of consumers report to have “never been hungover,” a 2015 medical study suggests that is simply not true.
Ballast Point Brewing Company, a pioneer in the craft beer movement in San Diego with a 20-plus-year history of supporting the art of homebrewing and developing high-quality, innovative, award-winning beer, is opening a brewpub in Chicago’s Fulton Market District.
Whether they’re giving up alcohol for good or just need a break right now, consumers are digging nonalcoholic beverages. And beverage experts are responding in kind, creating mixtures that are complex and satisfying to the palate, and come at a price that boosts nightly sales.
Cantina Laredo is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with several cocktails available now through the end of May. The drinks are available at all Cantina Laredo locations nationwide.3 G’s Please—A fresh blend of Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, orange bitters and muddled strawberries, topped with a Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila strawberry boat float ($13)Cabo Flip—A Cantina Laredo favorite, made with Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, Grand Marnier and fresh lime, topped with a Cabo Wabo Blanco lime boat float ($12.
It was announced that the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) awarded MurLarkey Distilled Spirits three medals as part of its 18th annual competition including gold for the Divine Clarity Vodka.
Amaro Montenegro, Italy’s most popular and iconic amaro brand with more than 130 years of history and heritage, was recognized for its superior quality and taste at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, one of the most influential spirits competitions in the world.
Your local Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar is the place to celebrate Cinco De Mayo this year with not only one, but two fantastic Neighborhood Drinks—the Dollarita and the new 2 Dollar Dos. Due to overwhelming popularity, April's Neighborhood Drink, the $1 margarita famously known as the Dollarita will be available at participating Applebee's through Saturday, May 5.
After five years as a cocktail-only spot, Alley Twenty Six’s owner Shannon Healy took advantage of the sudden availability of the space next door to his downtown Durham, North Carolina bar and built a kitchen.
Fisk & Co. introduced Lead Bartender Melissa Carroll, who will oversee the beverage program at the new American mussel + beer bar opening this April in the Chicago Loop. Melissa is focused on a thoughtfully curated beer, wine and craft cocktail program to complement the restaurant’s Belgian-inspired cuisine and upscale yet approachable atmosphere.