The Dead Rabbit’s Irish Coffee Recipe
There's always a time and a place for an Irish Coffee—and if you're going to commit to one, it might as well be the best. Spirits expert, Daily Beast Senior Editor and CH friend Noah Rothbaum might have just uncovered exactly that. Not only did...
Buffalo's Lakeward Spirits Craft Distillery
Buffalo continues to reclaim the grandeur of its past in ways both accessible and exciting—a benefit to its residents and an invitation to those drawn to the western New York city and its surrounding region. No example carries quite as many moving...
Cannabis Recommendation Site, Say Hi
Tapping into the fervor and drive around cannabis products, Say Hi might be the perfect discovery service, anchored by an editorial platform for those looking to stay updated on the most innovative marijuana-related releases. While they're not...
NEW YORK CITY
Translating an Iconic Figure into a Restaurant Concept, NYC's Brigitte
There's an exuberance to the corner of Canal and Ludlow. Its neighborhood—a confluence of the LES, Chinatown and Two Bridges—has seen high-profile additions like the Metrograph join NYC staples like Bacaro. Dimes, Forgetmenot and Kiki's form a triangle...
SOUTH OF FRANCE
SOUTH BEACH FOOD AND WINE
Gérard Bertrand's Growing Roster of Biodynamic Wines
One of the most renowned winemakers in the world, Gérard Bertrand has a portfolio that acts as a representation of Languedoc's terroir. Among the vines of southern France since age 10, Bertrand has an active approach to understanding what makes great...
GIBSON AND LUCE
Six Cocktails from the Life Hotel's Subterranean Speakeasy, Gibson + Luce
The last item on the bar menu at Gibson + Luce costs $150. It's not a cocktail. In fact, it's neither edible nor drinkable. It's called "Stay For The Night" and it's accommodation at the Life Hotel directly above. If you're enjoying your drinks and...
Brookfield Place's 5 Borough Challenge: Best Brews of NYC
One of NYC's most dynamic public spaces, Brookfield Place New York's Winter Garden, will embrace two dozen local breweries for the first-ever craft beer competition on site. All five boroughs are represented, including global heavy-hitters like Brooklyn...
NEW YORK CITY
TriBeCa's Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One
There's one window into TriBeCa's Farm.One, a series of hydroponic vertical gardens producing greens for some of NYC's best restaurants. That window, however, faces into the building and walking by it gives reason to pause. There, just beyond the glass...
LUNAR NEW YEAR
Six "When Will Winter End" Cocktails
We are almost there. Those of us who have endured months of gray skies, erratic temperatures and unfriendly precipitation can perk up over the fact that we're now midway through February—sometimes considered the most demeaning of months in the Northern...
Teeling's 34-Year-Old Vintage Reserve Single Malt Irish Whiskey
When Jack Teeling founded the Teeling Whiskey Company in 2012, his mission was to revive a family trademark. His family has been involved in the Irish whiskey world since 1782, doing everything from operating small, craft distilleries (and opening...
Inside Silver Oak's New, State-of-the-Art Winery, Alexander Valley
For many red wine lovers, Silver Oak has become synonymous with luxuriant bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon over the last 45 years. These food-friendly, dynamic vintages hail from quality fruit met with virgin oak. Often, Silver Oak wines are consumed...
CH Omakase 2017: Tea Drunk Private Sessions
As journalists and explorers, we are drawn to many different types of people but experts and those profoundly passionate about what they do tend to top our list. Shunan Tang of NYC's Tea Drunk is the most knowledgable individual about Chinese teas...
SKELETON ROOT WINERY
OHIO RIVER VALLEY
Interview: Winemaker Kate MacDonald, Skeleton Root Winery
One way to entertain yourself during the more sobering moments of a "dry January" is to study up on the very stuff from which you’re abstaining. Oenophiles should start with Skeleton Root, a small-scale Cincinnati winery helmed by aviation engineer...
CH Omakase 2017: Port of Mokha Coffee Beans and Dandelion Collaboration
Port of Mokha makes some of the most extraordinary coffee we've tasted—grown in Yemen, and roasted in Oakland. Beginning in the 16th century, for some 150 years, Yemen was the exclusive coffee supplier to the rest of the world. This incredibly rich...
BEST OF CH 2017
Best of CH 2017: Cocktails
Like every other art, cocktail-making continues to move forward with incredible creativity. We sometimes tend to dismiss mixed drinks—or food and drink in general—as nothing more than temporary stimulation and indulgent libation. But really, the way...
LADY OF THE HOUSE
NEW YORK CITY
THE ENVOY HOTEL
Five Craft Cocktails For The Holidays
Not all of the cocktails below were developed specifically for the holiday season, but all do embody the flavor profile bar-goers tend to lean toward this time of year. There is plenty of apple and winter spice, cherries and toasted vanillas and caramels...
PER LA MENTE
Night Garden of Serenissima
Few cities evoke more wonder and mystery than Venice, a metropolis known for its music, history and art. Violinist and event curator Adriana Molello traveled to the Italian destination earlier this year, and it inspired her to create an evening of...
Unconventional Booze-Themed Gifts
by Elva Ramirez Inspired by the best liquor industry items we've come across this year, here's an unconventional boozy guide. From a gin-themed boombox to a bike made of old whisky casks, there's a mix of things you can absolutely buy, as well as...
Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja's Holiday Recipe
by Sun Bak We came across a luscious labne at newly opened NYC restaurant Shuka—whose menu dives deep into the Eastern Mediterranean region, the Levant. With the help of Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja, we learned that it's also quite simple to make at...
TEQUILA HERRADURA EXPRESS
On The Tequila Herradura Express From Guadalajara
With a golden sun rising in the horizon, guests walk through an uncommonly quiet train station (for a bustling Mexican city) and onto a platform dedicated to just one train, the Tequila Herradura Express. For all its shimmering whimsicality, the recently...
MIAMI ART WEEK
MIAMI ART WEEK 2017
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE ARTISAN SERIES
Drink Like You're at Art Basel With These Luxuriant Cocktails
It's known that the libations during Miami Art Week might get just as much attention as the fairs, installations and exhibitions. For the most part, guests indulge in simple cocktails and plenty of champagne. Bombay Sapphire, however, went above and...
DIRECT TO CONSUMER
FOOD AND DRINK
Material's Kitchen Tools
by Sun Bak One pull of the kitchen drawer, and you'll probably find mismatched and neglected kitchen tools collected over the years, just taking up space. It's hard to let them go, but the "Fundamentals" set from newly launched brand Material...
SINGLE MALT WHISKEY
AMERICAN SINGLE MALTS
In Denver for Stranahan's Snowflake 2017 Rocky Mountain Single Malt Whiskey Release
On Saturday 2 December 2017, at 8AM, the doors to Stranahan's distillery in Denver, Colorado opened to the public for one of the whiskey world's most exciting annual events. Guests began queuing as early as Wednesday. Tents and sleeping bags wove...
PER LA MENTE
Turning a Holiday Meal into a High-Tech Work of Collaborative Art
Working with creative culinary experience designer Michael Cirino of A Razor / A Shiny Knife, lifestyle website Per La Mente created a high-tech yet harmonious holiday dinner. A joyful and celebratory evening, it was a convergence of interdisciplinary...
Bowmore 1966 50 Years Old Islay Single Malt Whisky
When one sips a single malt Scotch that's 50 or more years old, a common immediate reaction can be "Wow, I can't believe I tried that" rather than, "My goodness, that tastes superb!" With Bowmore's latest, the 50 Years Old from 1966—a new addition...