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JACOB HADJIGEORGIS
JACOBS PICKLES
MAISON PICKLE
COMFORT FOOD
COCKTAILS
COCKTAIL BARS
AMERICAN CUISINE
UPPER WEST SIDE
NYC
NEW YORK
RESTAURANTS
Comfort Food, Vintage Beers + Classy Cocktails at NYC's Maison Pickle
Beyond the already bustling environs and glowing, highly-organized decor, Maison Pickle succeeds at elevating American cuisine to great heights. The restaurant, which opened this past weekend on Manhattan's Upper West Side, is in no way to the...
ELECTRIC LADY STUDIOS
DUSSE
COGNAC
COCKTAILS
9TH WONDER
MUSIC PRODUCERS
REMIXES
MIXED DRINKS
Remixing Music + D'USSÉ Cognac Cocktails with Producer 9th Wonder
One should never turn down an invitation to NYC's Electric Lady Studios, the legendary music recording facility built by Jimi Hendrix—where in the last few years David Bowie's Blackstar and Frank Ocean's Blonde were mixed, adding to a long list...
BEER
BEERS
FORBIDDEN ROOT
BREWERIES
CHICAGO
FERNET-BRANCA
DIGESTIFS
DRINK COLLABORATIONS
BEVERAGES
Fernet-Branca + Forbidden Root's "Fernetic" Beer
As breweries have grown more exploratory, many curious products have hit the shelves in recent years—some poor, some excellent and the bulk somewhere in-between. With the announcement of Fernetic, however, one can't help but be excited. Here, Chicago...
THE LO
BARS
NYC
DE MARIA
19 KENMARE
GRACE LEE
CAMILLE BECERRA
COCKTAIL BARS
NOLITA
NYC's New Subterranean Bar, The Lø
Chances are most food- and drink-oriented New Yorkers will recognize the address 19 Kenmare. Until recently it held Ken & Cook on its top floor and, for a while, nightlife destination Lil' Charlie's existed below. Prior to that, Travertine occupied...
LICORICE
ALL NATURAL
FRUIT
SWEETS
CANDY
BROOKLYN
FOOD
Anya's Real Fruit Licorice
On one of our last excursions of 2016 to Brooklyn's food market Smorgasburg we fell in love with a classic candy reimagined. Anya's Licorice embodies many of the attributes we've all come to seek in foods: all-natural and made by hand in small...
NIKKA WHISKY
JAPAN
WHISKY
WHISKEY
JAPANESE WHISKY
HOKKAIDO
OTARU
DISTILLERIES
TRAVEL
Nikka Whisky Distillery, Hokkaido
One of the most well-known Japanese whisky brands, Nikka's origins date back to 1934 when Masataka Taketsuru built the Yoichi Distillery (named after the town in which it's located) on the island of Hokkaido. Taketsuru (the son of a sake producer...
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
MEZCAL
GIN
TEQUILA
RUM
SCOTCH
BOURBON
BEST OF CH 2016
Best of CH 2016: Cocktails
Every year the cocktail scene gets better and better. New venues serving out-of-the-ordinary mixed drinks continue to pop up in cities all around the globe. Over the last year, we've hit up just about every major spot in NYC for tastings. It would...
WINE
SPIRITS
ALCOHOL
WINE AND BOOZE 2016
PERNOD
CAMPARI
VODKA
GIN
RUM
TEQUILA
WHISKY
WHISKEY
SCOTCH
RYE
CHAMPAGNE
NATURAL WINES
AGED RUM
Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Wine and Booze
It's been a good year for wine and spirits. A slew of new or limited edition releases demonstrated the sheer amount of creativity and craftsmanship infusing the industry. It was almost impossible to narrow down a selection of our favorites, but some...
COCKTAILS
HOLIDAY COCKTAILS
ILLUSTRATIONS
ARTISTS
PAUL TULLER
DRINKS
MIXED DRINKS
BROOKLYN
MANHATTAN
MACE
BOILERMAKER
WACOM CINTIQ
WINSOR NEWTON
EMPLOYEES ONLY
DEATH AND CO
THE GARRET
FEATHERWEIGHT
FREEMANS
NYC's Best Holiday Cocktails Illustrated
The holidays provide ample inspiration for those in all fields to test their craft—bartenders included. This season, dozens of our favorite NYC bars and restaurants adorned their cocktail menus with the unexpected. This extends beyond a dash of maple...
JUNE TAYLOR
JUNE TAYLOR SYRUPS
CORDIALS
SYRUPS
OMAKASE
COCKTAILS
INGREDIENTS
ROSE
FRUITS
CHOMAKASE
CH OMAKASE
CH Omakase 2016: June Taylor Syrups
When we first began writing about June Taylor back in 2005, we were almost hesitant to reveal something we loved so much. Taylor, who describes herself as a "seed-to-stem" creator, selects (and sometimes even picks) each piece of organic seasonal...
BOTTARGA
DELL ISOLA BOTTARGA
SEA FOOD
DRIED FISH
FISH
GULF OF MEXICO
ROE
GRAY MULLET
MARC SLAKMON
Cooking with Bottarga Dell'Isola
It's understandable if you haven't yet heard of bottarga, as there are many names around the world for this umami-rich epicurean delicacy. For those familiar with the dried, pressed and salted roe (or filled egg sack) of the grey mullet fish, it still...
THANKSGIVING
THANKSGIVING DINNER
VERMOUTH
VERMUT
MAPLE SYRUP
SPICES
RECIPES
COCKTAILS
SHRUB
Unexpected Additions to Punch Up Your Thanksgiving Meal
Of course there is great joy, nostalgia and ease to the fact that Thanksgiving dinner stays the same year after year for many people. We aren't suggesting anyone ditch the bird or the mashed potatoes but the following eight items can either be incorporated...
NYC
RAMEN
CHICKEN BROTH
NOODLES
JAPANESE RESTAURANTS
RESTAURANTS
DINING
JAPANESE FOOD
Mew Men Ramen Shop
Around the corner from NYC indie filmhouse IFC Center sits a new, small ramen joint Mew Men. It's a little sister to the wildly popular Midtown basement pub Izakaya Mew, but here the menu is minimalist. There's not much beyond the five ramen options...
NESPRESSO
BREVILLE
COFFEE
COFFEE CULTURE
COFFEE MACHINES
INSTANT COFFEE
ESPRESSO
AUTOMATIC ESPRESSO MACHINE
Nespresso + Breville Creatista Plus
Simply put, the new Creatista Plus is what happens when two of the most respected names in coffee-making appliances unite. With Nespresso's simple, recyclable pod process and Breville's sleek, stainless steel design, it's as easy to use as it is...
ARROWOOD FARMS
BEER
BEERS
UPSTATE NEW YORK
SUSTAINABLE FARMING
ORGANIC FARMS
ARTISANAL BEER
ACCORD
NEW YORK
Upstate New York's Arrowood Farms Beer
Consumers today are wondering more and more where their food and beverages come from. Transparency is key, sustainability is valued, and passion is a plus. All of this can be found at the rather idyllic Arrowood Farms in upstate New York. And...
WHISKY
WHISKEY
THE EXCEPTIONAL
DONALD SUTCLIFFE
SCOTLAND
SPIRITS
DRINKS
SCOTCH
CRAFT DISTILLERS
THE MACALLAN
PEATED SCOTCH
ALCOHOL
DRINKING
The Exceptional: Small-Batch Scotch Whiskies
It's a bold move to name your brand "exceptional." The first definition tends to mean not typical; the second, outstanding. When creating The Exceptional, Donald Sutcliffe touches upon both. It's rather unusual to make small-batch blended Scotch with...
COCKTAIL RECIPES
SUBSCRIPTION BOXES
BITTERS
COCKTAILS
GIFTS
SHAKER AND SPOON
INGREDIENTS
ALCOHOL
Getting Crafty with Shaker & Spoon
A boozy subscription box without the booze? Before you run away, hear Shaker & Spoon founders, book designer Anna Gorovoy and animator Mike Milyavsky, out. By removing the most readily available and physically heaviest ingredient—liquor—their package...
SAVAGE JERKY CO
BEEF JERKY
BACON JERKY
SNACKS
SRIRACHA
TERIYAKI
ALL NATURAL
GEORGIA
FAMILY OWNED
Savage Jerky Co's Beef and Bacon Offerings
This isn't the same jerky one will find in row upon row at a gas station while mid-road trip. It's substantially better. In fact, Savage Jerky was created—with the help of three Kickstarter campaigns since 2014—after its founders Brad, Michelle...
COCKTAILS
FALL COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
APPLE BRANDY
SANGRIA
PUNCHES
CHARCOAL
MATADOR BAR
MIAMI BEACH EDITION
THE NOMAD BAR
THE SKYLARK
PARK AVENUE AUTUMN
SLOWLY SHIRLY
ABSINTHE
SHERRY
PORT
Six Seasonal Cocktails with Unexpected Ingredients
There's nothing wrong with embracing pumpkin puree at this time of year. However, we wanted to go a bit further into the seasonal spectrum and we've found a few ingredients making their presence known. From the hundreds of cocktails and recipes we...
WATG
GREAT ARCHITECTURAL BAKE OFF
BAKE OFFS
CAKES
ZAHA HADID
PHILIP JOHNSON GLASS HOUSE
THE GLASS HOUSE
DESSERTS
ARCHITECTS
ARCHTOBER
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN MONTH NEW YORK
WIMBERLY INTERIORS
GRADE NEW YORK
STUDIOS ARCHITECTURE
WATG's Great Architectural Bake-Off
We're in the midst of Archtober—NYC's sixth annual month-long celebration of architecture and design, complete with innovative programming and activities. To honor the month in a clever, tasty way, hospitality architectural firm WATG and their design...
THE MACALLAN
DOUBLE CASK
SCOTCH
SINGLE MALTS
AGE STATEMENT SCOTCH
SPEYSIDE
STUART MACPHERSON
MASTER OF WOOD
ALCOHOL
The Macallan Double Cask
It's safe to say that The Macallan (Sherry Oak) 12 is one of the best bets when purchasing an unpeated single malt. The cost per value stands higher than just about any other Scotch on the market. Why then, would The Macallan release an additional...
COGNAC
BRANDY
HENNESSY
FRANCE
SPIRITS
BROWN SPIRITS
DISTILLERY TOURS
ALCOHOL
COCKTAILS
In the Heart of Cognac, Hennessy
When was the last time you had cognac? We ask this because, as with many other brown spirits, cognac consumption is on the rise in America. Perhaps it was in a classic cocktail—a Sidecar or a Sazerac or even an Alexander. Maybe one was savoring it...
BEER
PALE ALE
CRAFT BEER
PATAGONIA
PATAGONIA PROVISIONS
SUSTAINABILITY
HOPS
HOPWORKS
B CORP
Patagonia's First-Ever Beer, the Long Root Ale
Patagonia Provisions, the sustainable food offshoot of Patagonia that boldly addresses environmental issues and wanting to influence the food industry for the better, has been filling customers up with responsibly harvested wild salmon (all the...
VITICOLE
WINE
BRIAN MCCLINTIC
WINE CLUBS
SOCIAL MEDIA
SOMMELIERS
MORTONS STEAK HOUSE
LES MARCHANDS
Viticole Wine Club
For the last few months, master sommelier Brian McClintic has been making his wine recommendations available through a new project he calls Viticole, the French word for wine-growing. Until now these wines have been solely offered through...
SCOTCH
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
GLENFIDDICH
WHISKY
SINGLE MALT WHISKY
WHISKEY
THE EXPERIMENTAL SERIES
BRIAN KINSMAN
INDIA PALE ALE CASK FINISH
HIGHLAND WHISKY
SPEYSIDE
PROJECT XX
September Scotch: Glenfiddich Gets Experimental
All single malt whisky drinkers know the name Glenfiddich and have most likely consumed one or many of its expressions. It's another renowned Speyside-style portfolio hailing from Duffton, Scotland with centuries of history behind its development...
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