alcohol

Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

What It’s Like as a Waitress to Watch Your Messy Valentine’s Day Tinder Date

Valentine’s Day is the same in every restaurant I’ve worked at but a couple of years ago, I watched one customer accidentally arrange two Tinder dates for the same night.
Anonymous
2.14.18
AUSTIN
AUSTIN

The 11 Best Dive Bars in Austin

You'll hit the bullseye every time with this list.
Munchies Staff
2.1.18
Tiki
Tiki

The Enduring Appeal of Stealing Tiki Mugs

Tiki has always been about fantasy, but some drinkers go as far as taking home a souvenir from their boozy staycation inside a tiki bar.
Tae Yoon
1.13.18
bars
bars

Being a Bouncer Means Breaking Up Lots of Fights Over Spilled Drinks

If you can picture it, I’m 6’ 8” and 315 pounds. I was always considered the nice guy out of my friends, and I don’t have a threatening or intimidating manner. But I’ve now been doing security for eight years.
Anonymous
1.7.18
alcohol
alcohol

How-To: Make Better Jell-O Shots

Freya Estreller of Ludlows Cocktail Co. shows us how to make Aperol Spritz Jell-O shots so grown up, they're not even in those little paper cups.
Freya Estreller
12.31.17
Champagne
Champagne

Why Champagne Hangovers Make You Want to Die a Thousand Deaths

This is why we have hangover cures.
Nick Rose
12.31.17
Champagne
Champagne

How to Saber a Bottle of Champagne with Sam Anderson of Mission Chinese Food

We can understand if you're still feeling a little trepidatious about accidentally sending shards of glass flying into your guests' eyes. Never fear: We asked Sam Anderson, beverage director of Mission Chinese Food in New York, to show us how it's done...
Munchies Staff
12.31.17
partying
partying

How to Serve Jell-O Shots Like an Adult

Freya Estrella of Ludlows Cocktail Co. shares 9 ways to make some damn good Jell-O shots that don't taste like a frat party.
Becky Hughes
12.30.17
Booze
Booze

A Gonzo Journey Through Berlin's Absinthe Bars

Berlin has four absinthe bars. I don’t think that’s nearly enough, as there are 3.5 million people in Berlin. I decided to visit them in one night to see if I, in not becoming a degenerate, might encourage the building of more.
Phillip Turo
12.28.17
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

Bam Margera On How He Overcame Bulimia and Alcoholism

"One time, I ate a frozen pizza. I was so hungry I didn’t even wait to cook it, I just ate it frozen."
Nick Rose
12.23.17
beer
beer

IPAs Are Giving You Man Boobs

Those hops in your favorite IPA are actually wonderful medicine for insomnia and menopause, thanks to their high phytoestrogen content. These same phytoestrogens, however, can also cause a condition known among brewers as Brewer’s Droop.
Raquel Callis
12.21.17
hors d'oeuvres
hors d'oeuvres

How-To: Throw a Holiday Party

With little to no planning, a strict budget, and about a half an hour's worth of grocery shopping—including a booze run—I threw this holiday party together in an afternoon.
Julia Ziegler-Haynes
12.21.17