I visited London’s Chelsea Physic Garden with bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana to find out more about his botanical cocktails, each one influenced by the ways in which plants can be used as medicine—or poison.
The neighbourhood has bucked the nation’s whiskey trend, with a number of distilleries putting out premium vodka.
The Manhattan is the ultimate classic cocktail, and there’s a reason it has stood the test of time: It’s delicious, and it will get you drunk.
The US chain has announced plans to open its first location in one of the world’s proudest coffee-drinking nations.
But will it really solve the global hunger crisis?
London coffee producer Iley Özerlat is here to champion traditional Turkish coffee—a slow-brewed blend made with finely ground beans in a copper pot. “We have flat whites and espressos, but Turkish has been overlooked until now,” she says.
We can trace the origins of this hashtag back to a cup of tea.
Will Sammy Hagar’s “mezquila” have you runnin’ with the devil?
These ladies know what they’re talking about when it comes to beer.
At the Gin School at Listoke Distillery in County Louth, Ireland, “students” will get a full course load, but first things first: drinking.
The Extraction Lab will soon start selling Panama Geisha coffee, an ultra-pricey bean varietal that has been grown in Panama since the 1960s.
She probably isn’t lovin’ it.
The concept is the brainchild of Henry Hu, a 23-year-old college dropout from Hong Kong, whose love of coffee is intertwined with his entrepreneurial spirit.
“Tinder Tuesdays are what gets me through the beginning of the week,” says Tom Gibson, owner of Ruby’s bar in East London and brains behind the chili-infused vodka cocktail.
He was the first to bottle an olive brine made purely for use in cocktails. It is thicker and olive-forward with that bite of salt that people like, yet fruity at the finish.
The court documents revealed that of the approximately $2 million Depp spends each month, about $30,000 goes to wine.
“I thought it would taste of apple.”
Thanks to a seed-banking project from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, juniper—one of the main ingredients in gin—is now safe from the fungal disease that had threatened to wipe it out.
An image of a sign from a bathroom bar promising such a “code word” has gone viral, but not all bartenders agrees that it’s the best way to handle the situation.
Finnish startup Four Stigmatic says its new beverage delivers all of the benefits of coffee without the caffeine crash or stomach acid burn.
Right now, we all need something stronger than milk to dunk our cookies in.
“It’s the same as having a cup of tea in Britain. But what makes it good for a hangover is the sourness. It kills the horrible aftertaste of any alcoholic mix and gives you an energetic kick.”
In an attempt to combat obesity, French ministers have passed a law prohibiting all eateries from serving free fizzy drink refills.
“You drink like a woman,” my host growled. That was actually a compliment. Polish women are among the greatest drinkers in the world.