Poisonous Plants Are the Inspiration for These Intense Cocktails
Make an extraction one way and it could be a tonic; make it another and it could be toxic.
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The perfect evening pick-me-up that has all the flavor and taste of coffee, but without the caffeine.
The MUNCHIES Guide to Buying Supermarket Wine
Decision making in the wine aisle at the grocery store can often feel like a total shitshow. Thankfully, we've come up with a basic list of rules to live by to save you from some hangovers.
These Cocktails Will Help Your Bitter, Broken Heart Survive Valentine's Day
We rounded up cocktails from a few of our favorite bartenders to help the rest of us survive this grueling holiday of drugstore teddy bears, mediocre chocolate, and abrupt existentialism.
The 10 Best Dive Bars in Washington, DC
From blues bars to Midwest-vibes watering holes to low-ceilinged cellars with top-notch jukeboxes, here are the best places to get divey in DC.
The Joy of Not-So-Secretly Drinking on Russian Trains
In vodka-soaked Russia, a calamity has taken place: Booze is banned on the trains. But that doesn't mean passengers and crew aren't drinking.
The 11 Best Dive Bars in Austin
You'll hit the bullseye every time with this list.
Everyone Drinks Vampire Cocktails Out of Plastic Bags in This Tiny Mexican Town
In San Luis Soyatlán, you'll spot dozens of people clutching plastic bags full of tequila-spiked crimson liquid.
Life Advice from the Legendary Bartender at California's Best Biker Bar
For our new bartender advice column, we spoke to Bay Area legend Gina Parle ("Jeannie") of the Warehouse Cafe, who taught us why mojitos are pathetic and how to go down on yourself.
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.
Fernet-Branca Was Once a ‘Cure’ for Cholera
I was granted a conversation with the Vice President of Fernet-Branca, Niccolò Branca, who offered some rare insight into its composition and surprising history.
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.
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