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How to Meet Highly Influential People Through Social Media

Social media is more crowded than ever before. Use one journalist's trick to create real relationships in the midst of all the noise.<p>I once read about a rock journalist who was on the scene when David Bowie was the biggest star around. At the time, getting an interview with him was almost …

Public Relations

A Calendar We Love — with Penélope Cruz

<b>Campari's annual calendars</b> seem to work seamlessly with their subjects. Last year's Milla Jovovich calendar was fittingly apocalyptic. But there's something even more perfect about seeing Penélope Cruz in evening dresses, in heels, in deep-red lingerie against a "sea of salt." The theme — "Kiss …

How to Be the Master of Your Grill

<i>Published in the June/July 2013 issue</i><p><b>There's a reason men stand guard</b> over their grills: Fire is alive, wind is unpredictable, adjustments are always necessary. Plus, it makes you look knowledgeable and very busy. Since barbecuing is often a group affair that involves more than one thing cooking, …

Memorial Day Salsa You Can Make in Minutes

<b>It's not even June,</b> and you're already sick of bringing food to cookouts. And you're going to attend one this Memorial Day weekend, because it's what people do. And whether you like it or not, you have to bring something, because it's what people do. You don't have hours to marinate chicken thighs. …

Ask Eat Like a Man: Your Memorial Day BBQ Questions (Part 2)

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><i>The second of</i> …

15 Great Cocktails to Keep You Refreshed (and Buzzed) All Summer Long

Whatever your drink of choice, here's how to stay cool all summer.<p>It's hot out, which means it's time to mix yourself up a refreshing, cool cocktail. After all, you don't want a drink that's best served next to a roaring fireplace. Instead, you need a drink that transports you to a shaded veranda …

Recipes

Things to Which You Should Toast

<i>(The unofficial soundtrack to your weekend...)</i><p><b>To</b> <b>the those who gave their lives. Thanks.</b><p>To the vets who get to make it home. (And whose drinks you should buy this weekend.)<p>To Sgt. Joe Montgomery, who eventually did.<p>To Donovan Gay, who still lives with Agent Orange.<p>To the famous people who felt they …

What a Bartender Should Be

<i>Published in the June/July issue</i><p><b>Part of Our Best Bars in America of 2013 >></b><p><b>I've begun telling stories</b> about my bartender again. It's been years since I've had a bartender to tell a story about.<p>We're in the age of the professional bartender now, and it has many benefits. But fostering bartenders …

The Bartender Questions: Shit-Talking in Michigan

<b>Beth Joy Swain, 28</b> <br>Foran's Grand Trunk PubDetroit<p><b>What do you think is the real, unedited bartenders' job description?</b> The most important part of my job is to make sure that everyone's glasses stay full of a delicious local beer that they enjoy. And to talk a lot of shit. That helps, too.<p><b>Talk a lot</b> …