Gin plays a starring role in a number of classic cocktails—the Negroni, the Bee’s Knees, and the Gimlet among them. Most often it is coveted in the forms of the elegant Martini and summer’s go-to Gin & Tonic.
The minute Tyler Sailsbery—chef/owner of The Black Sheep in Whitewater, Wisconsin—decided to pour local wines, business partnerships started to happen.Suddenly he was hosting chef dinners six times a year at Staller Estate Winery, one of the wineries whose bottles appear on his list.
When Thomas Kelly first opened Mexicue, it was a simple food truck dispensing tacos and burnt-ends chili sliders to hungry New Yorkers on the run. His Mexico-meets-barbecue concept proved such a hit that it has now spawned a burgeoning collection of brick-and-mortar establishments where diners settle in with spicy brisket enchiladas washed down with Grapefruit Palomas.
In less than one month, America will pick the next President of the United States. In the meantime, all eyes are on the ever-changing Electoral forecast and Tuesday, Omni Hotels & Resorts shares its poll results to date: Trump in the lead, with Clinton not far behind.
The results from the 2016 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition are in, and Barton 1792 Distillery received two double gold medals for its 1792 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Single Barrel and Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Buffalo Trace Distillery has a lot to celebrate after the results from the 2016 New York World Wine and Spirits competition were released. The Distillery received double gold for its Benchmark Old No. 8 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, in addition to claiming four gold and three silver medals.
Some enterprising restaurateurs and hotel chains are tapping the frenzy over the presidential election to launch special events replete with original Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drinks and entrees—many with a sense of humor—to generate excitement with their customers.
At Pepper Smash, competition is part of the beverage program. Each month, the Plano, Texas, restaurant hosts a “Monday Mixoff” where mixologists create a cocktail using mystery ingredients and celebrity judges pick a winner in front of a captivated audience.
To evade steep taxes in the early 1970s, the Rolling Stones fled the United Kingdom and temporarily decamped to Villa Nellcôte, an ornate sanctuary on the Côte D’Azur. This gilded Belle Époque mansion, where they recorded the album Exile on Main St.
Yard House, known for its selection of craft beer and taps, is also a favorite destination for libations. Next month, the restaurant will debut four new cocktails starting September 12 at all Yard House locations.
Join Merlet and professional bartenders from across the U.S. as they try their hand at creating the perfect Sidecar cocktail. This is the fifth year Merlet has tested the mixing skills of North America and it is time for a new Sidecar Cocktail champion to be crowned.
Vodka, once maligned by a wave of pretentious barkeeps who didn’t deem it as captivating as botanical-forward gin, is beloved yet again by open-minded drink slingers who discern its nuances and celebrate its versatility in easy-drinking highballs and boozy Vespers alike.
Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. appointed new distribution and broker representation partners for its American Brandy and Absinthe spirits in six key Mid-Atlantic states: Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Connecticut.