Sam Bain

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Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Chickpea Butter Is a Protein-Packed Alternative for Anyone with Peanut Allergies

You can do a lot with a can of garbanzo beans. You could whip up some hummus, use the liquid to stabilize some meringues, or even transform the …

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Mixology 101: The 15 Best Cocktail Books for the Home Bartender

Take those drinks from amateur to artful.<p>Every once in a while, even the pros behind the bar need a refresher when it comes to concocting original and inspired drink recipes. We found 15 amazing cocktail books to help boost your home bar, hone your drink-mixing craft, and get more enjoyment out of …

An Australian bar makes neon-layered cocktails using frozen nitrogen

These mesmerising neon drinks are the proof there is science behind the art of cocktail making. They are made from an array of visual ingredients including frozen nitrogen, powdered alcohol, bubble mix, and others.<p>They are created at 100-year-old science-themed cocktail bar Viscosity Bar in …

The World’s 50 Best Bars, Ranked

A definitive ranking of this year’s top places to consume alcohol just came out, courtesy of <i>Drinks International,</i> and a Manhattan bar sits atop the list,<i>Bloomberg</i> reports.<p>The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, located in New York City's financial district, was praised for fusing "colorful historical …

Here's the One Simple Formula You Need to Make Dozens of the World's Best Cocktails

Why equal-parts cocktails are your new secret weapon.<p>Drinking is easy, but making cocktails can be complicated: What’s a jigger? Is that shrub really …

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Blue wine? Toast to the latest colorful tipple

Blue beverages hold a weird fascination for science fiction writers. Remember Luke Skywalker pouring himself a glass of blue Bantha milk back home on Tatooine? And the characteristic blue hue of Star Trek's Romulan Ale, which Bones McCoy only uses "for medicinal purposes"?<p>Now cosplayers can quit …

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Chinese Roast Chicken Recipe

<i>This Chinese roast chicken recipe takes its intoxicating aroma from its fragrant spice rub of star anise, cinnamon, fennel, cardamom, and ginger.</i> …

Make and Freeze This Flavorful Trinity For Quick, Easy Meal Starters

You may have heard of <i>soffritto</i>, that flavorful trinity of sauteed carrots, onion, and and celery that adds flavor and richness to everything it …

Chinese tourists search far and wide for Japan’s rare whiskies

To be a treasure hunter in the 21st century requires four things: a hire car, a return ticket from China, a bit of <i>chutzpah</i> and a map of the dustiest, …

Here's What You Need To Create The Ultimate Bar Cart To Impress Your Friends

Bar carts are great additions for home entertainment areas. They keep the essentials for a good night close at hand and turn your bottles, glasses, …

The Waldorf Astoria’s Bar Manager Picks the Most Popular Cocktails By Decade

New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel—and its most iconic bar, Peacock Alley—has seen the ebbs and flows of tastes and trends, and withstood them by modernizing where needed, but mostly maintaining the storied allure and lore of yesteryear that makes “a classic” eternal. Peacock Alley’s bar manager …

The Smart Way to Make Perfectly Clear Cocktail Ice

The quest for perfect ice is older than mankind, and slightly younger than the quest for perfect whiskey. One of those problems can be solved for you …

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Why this Chocolate Twist on the Classic Negroni Will Be your Favorite Cocktail this Season

As soon as winter rolls around, we develop an inexplicable desire to make everything a cozier version of itself. This even applies to our favorite …