Giselle Marie

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Owning a Bar

Who (in their right mind) would Want to Own a Bar?<p><b>The Fantasy</b><p>Lots of us have this fantasy of opening a bar somewhere. I mean how much is there to it …

Alcohol

A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Rum

In the United States, people buy more rum than bourbon, Scotch, gin or tequila. Statistics from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) show that in 2014, over 25 million 9-liter cases of rum were sold across the country, compared to approximately 19.3 million 9-liter cases of …

Raising the legal drinking age – and other proposed liquor laws

Government has published proposals for changes to the national liquor policy, which could see tighter restrictions on alcohol sale in South …

South Africa

Home Bar Ideas & Tips

(Image credit: Marina's NYC apartment, photographed for Apartment Therapy by Dylan Chandler)<p>The popularity of cocktails is on the rise, and the home …

San Francisco

7 Tips for Styling a Summer Bar Cart

By Texas standards, it’s still <i>the good kind</i> of summer. If you live in the South, you know what we mean: temps aren’t in the triple-digits yet, ice …

A Bar Above

Great hosts know this one cardinal rule: You never want guests to have to search for a drink.<p>And though it may be a cocktail world gone mad, that …

Alcohol

PUNCH | Six New American Summer Cocktails

Even in the darkest days of cocktailing, the U.S. has always maintained its stronghold on the art of mixing booze. Classics like the Mint Julep and …

How to Build a Healthier Summer Cocktail

If you like to beat the heat with a refreshing alcoholic cocktail, you may be in for more calories than you realize. With sugary cocktail mixes and …

Know You Liqueurs!

The Cure for Liqueur<p>It simply is not possible to list all the <b>liqueurs</b> available in this space. Liqueurs are different from <b>liquors</b>. Liquors are …

Cocktails

Know Your Brands!

Accept no substitutes…unless…<p>There are a lot of brands of liquor out in the big wide world – more than you can possibly stock in any given bar. I …

Alcohol

The History of Beer

Beer: The Pursuit of Hop-i-ness<p>After the Late Glacial Maxima, around 10,500 B.C.E., descendants of early bow and arrow users, also known to use …

Beer

Ale vs. Lager

Good for what Ales you...<p>Kölsch? Pilsner? Wheat? Stout? Porters? California Common? Are they different from Ales and Lagers?<br>What you have to “beer” …

Hump Day Snack: Last-Minute Thanksgiving Cocktails

Cooking Channel's Seabreeze cocktail is the perfect morning beverage to wake you up to start that bird early on Thanksgiving.<p>A weird guy offers his …

Ultimate Eggnog Trick

Just as fun and festive, but with 90% less sat fat. You'll never guess how we did it! By Sidney Fry, MS, RD<p>One day, trying to figure out how to …

Food

15 Champagne Cocktails to Toast 2015 All Year Long

When it comes to Champagne, we’re torn. As much as we love the elegance of sipping on a glassful of the good stuff, we certainly appreciate when it’s supplemented with a splash of booze and fruit juice. This roundup of 15 fizzy cocktails will help you decide for yourself which presentation you …

Blue Cocktails Are Coming Back, and They Are Delicious

Danny Meyer just launched his latest project, a rough-hewn, deep South-accented bar in New York’s west Chelsea, Porchlight, where he’s doling out …

Yummy, Easy, and Healthy (!) Mexican Treats

<b>Kiwi-Mint Auga Fresca</b><p>6 ripe kiwis, peeled and halved<br>4 cups water<br>3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice<br>5 Tbsp agave syrup<br>2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint, plus extra whole leaves for garnish<p>Combine kiwi, water, lemon juice, agave syrup, and chopped mint in a blender and process until smooth. Serve over ice …

The Restaurant Chain of Command

The Chain that Binds<p>The title was originally a reference to an old Platonic philosophy about chained prisoners in a cave that can only judge the …

Bartending