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bars

Drinking at This Portland Bar Is a Near-Religious Experience

Bible Club promises nude nuns, Prohibition-era speakeasy charm, and intensely delicious cocktails.
Natalie B. Compton
3.27.17
mexico
mexico

I Ate Through Caesar Salad's Shady History to Get to the Truth

Tijuana's violent history has trumped our emerging food and wine scene, but one of our most famous legacies, the Caesar salad, posses it's own sketchy history. I headed to one of the best institutions in town for lunch to investigate it's shady story.
Tony Ley
1.31.17
Ghosts
Ghosts

MUNCHIES: The Podcast Halloween Special: Drinking Spirits with Dead Whiskey Distillers

For a very spooky surprise Halloween episode of 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast', we head to Green-Wood cemetery to visit some famous dead whiskey distillers and connect over spirits.
Helen Hollyman
10.31.16
WEED
WEED

OG Kush Weed-Infused Last Word

The Last Word is a classic cocktail, reportedly developed during Prohibition, that goes great with the super piney flavor of OG Kush.
Don Lee
4.20.16
distillery
distillery

Booze, Farm Animals, and Radiology Intersect at This Canadian Craft Distillery

We hung out with radiologist and distillery owner Peter Stroz at his 66 Gilead distillery in Prince Edward County and drank a lot of Canadian shochu.
Nick Rose
4.1.16
Booze
Booze

How Would-Be Alchemists Made Booze During Prohibition

Matthew Rowley’s new book <i>Lost Recipes of Prohibition</i> examines an era when compounders and distillers of varying abilities were doing their best to keep people buzzed.
Wyatt Marshall
3.1.16
The Law
The Law

Why Potluck Dinners Are Still Illegal in Arizona

In the great state of Arizona, throwing a potluck dinner can land you on the wrong side of the law.
Alex Swerdloff
2.9.16
Rum
Rum

Nova Scotia Is Now and Forever Soaked in Rum

Long before it began building ships, Nova Scotia was distilling rum. A favorite haunt of pirates in the 1700s, the province later became a hotbed of rum smuggling during Prohibition. Now, craft distilleries are carrying on the rum tradition.
Griffin J. Elliot
12.15.15
PROHIBITION
PROHIBITION

England's Chocolate Capital Is Under Attack by Booze

So for the time being, the last outpost of dry England remains secured.
Nick Rose
10.3.15
Whiskey
Whiskey

Alabama Just Made Its First Legal Whiskey in 100 Years

No surprise that the product launch was a success. Alabama, after all, has been waiting for homegrown whiskey for a very long time.
Alex Swerdloff
9.28.15
smuggling
smuggling

Bootleggers in Northern Canada Are Using Juice and Cereal Boxes to Smuggle Contraband

Some parts of Canada's north have been under prohibition for over a century, but that hasn't stopped bootleggers from finding crafty ways of smuggling booze.
Nick Rose
9.20.15
Booze
Booze

Illicit Moonshine Culture Is Dead

Illegal (for-profit) moonshine is heaving its dying breaths now that this misunderstood spirit is getting commercialized.
Colin Spoelman
7.3.15