Travis Kenneth Nass

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City Paper Cocktail

The Baltimore City Paper contacted me about creating a summer cocktail to feature in their next issue. Click here for the article. They wanted to …

Flavors

Friday Cocktail Hour: Rum Old Fashioned

Rum Old Fashioned. Photo by me.<p>Taking up part-time residence in New York City last month, I was delighted to meet a downstairs neighbor, Tobin …

Hochstadter's Slow & Low

It comes as a surprise to us that any prepackaged cocktail could strike the authenticity of its namesake. But Hochstadter's Slow & Low—a ready-made rye Old Fashioned—does just that. While not the best Old Fashioned we've ever tasted, Hochstadter's is pleasantly full-flavored and more than …

Cocktails

Imbibe Unfiltered: Drink of the Week: Maurin Red Vermouth

Review: Stagg Jr. Bourbon

Putting aside the Van Winkle phenomenon, the next-most-coveted name in the whiskey world is arguably George T. Stagg. Released in limited quantities …

How Martini Vermouth is Made: A Trip to Pessione, Italy

This summer I took a trip to Pessione, Italy, the home of Martini vermouth. Pessione is a small town just outside of the city of Turin, in the …

(Re)Introducing Noilly Prat Extra Dry Vermouth

Last year I had the pleasure of visiting the Noilly Prat vermoutherie in Marseillan, France, where I learned about how it is made.<p>Shortly after the …

Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide - Cool Hunting

A "place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art," the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells' background in art and design lends itself to a …

Celebrity Gossip

Mining Japantown's Culinary Treasures

Japantown may not seem like destination dining, but a Chowhound conversation about neighborhood highlights surfaces several intriguing options. …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How to Choose Thai Curry Paste

There’s an array of quality Thai curry pastes available, including green, red, yellow, Massaman, and Panang. Each has characteristic flavors that …

Curries

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Brandy Library Co-owner Planning New Bar on Allen Street

Flavien Desoblin, who is a co-owner at Brandy Library in Tribeca, plans to open an “upscale bar offering knowledgeable service on brown spirits” in …

Review: Hey Bartender! Is the Fuzzy Navel of Booze Flicks

<i>Do you like food? Do you like movies? Do you like movies about food? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might enjoy Eater at the Movies, a new column by Joshua David Stein which examines eating and drinking on screen.</i><p>A good cocktail seems to be made following a few of the same …

Rum and Rye: Returning to Roots, Stepping Into the Future

Something old, something new... it's not just a tradition for young brides to call down good luck for their marriage, it's also a recipe for success in booze-making. Today we'll explore two new spirits that look back towards inherited traditions and also push forward into new territory. Rum is …

Maurin Vermouth Returns

French distillery Maurin and importer Anchor Distilling have brought back three Maurin vermouths, each sporting the classic green devil on the label. The recipes were inspired by house concoctions that dated back to the 1800s, and each is infused with herbs and spices including coriander, cinnamon, …

The Best Cocktails, In Order From Worst To Best

In this fast-paced life, cocktails help us maintain a level of sanity (unless we've had too many, and then it can bring out some serious crazy). With the expert mixing of booze into a satisfying drink, we have an excuse to slow down for a minute. Cocktails help us relax after a hard day and they …

Shack Attack: French Fries Edition

A Hamburger Today reports that the Upper East Side <b>Shake Shack</b> location in NYC has made the switch from serving frozen crinkle cut fries to serving fresh-cut french fries. Says Shake Shack CEO <b>Randy Garutti</b>: "Every new Shack we open will begin to serve them, and <b>it will take us some months to remodel</b> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Dinner Rush! Cold Ginger Soba Noodles

There’s a hole in my heart left behind by the recent closure of my favorite local Chinese restaurant. The Mill House Panda was a Poughkeepsie, NY, …

Japanese Food Crawling in LA With The Simpsons' Matt Selman

You may not immediately recognize the name Matt Selman, but chances are you're familiar with his show, The Simpsons. The executive producer and writer of the 2011 food-centric episode "The Food Wife", and the founder of The Beefsteak, an annual charity meatstravaganza held in downtown's vaulted …

We Try Shake Shack's New Fresh-Cut Fries

Earlier this morning, we announced that starting today, the Upper East Side location of Shake Shack would replace the chain's standard frozen crinkle-cut fries with fresh-cut fries.<p>Here's how Serious Eats Overlord and vocal frozen-fry hater Ed Levine reacted to the news:<p>As a food writer, it's rare …

The Foodist

Sometimes, the best food and drink are also the simplest. Here's what wowed...<p>By Andrew Knowlton<p>From banishing the kids table to drinking dessert, these are the Thanksgiving dinner...<p>By Rochelle Bilow<p>Here's The Foodist Andrew Knowlton's Thanksgiving rules, from football-watching...<p>By Andrew Knowlton<p>…

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Fast Food International: Jinya Ramen Bar

<b>Country of origin:</b> Japan<b><br>Locations worldwide:</b> Ten in Canada, Indonesia, Japan and the US<b><br>NYC locations:</b> One, in the West Village<p>The shiny new midtown branch of Ipuddo may be garnering the most recent ramen attention, but it's not the only Japanese import worth talking about. In fact, there are a lot …

Ice Matters: How to Choose It for Cocktails

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why ice is not just ice, and a few simple tricks to making better cocktails at home.</i><p>If your grandfather had asked for hand-carved ice in his Old …

Hide a Ton of Booze in This Famous Chain's Smoothies

You could wait until you vacation on a alarmingly inexpensive cruise ship tropical island to enjoy smoothies packed with liquor, but it's way more fun to go to the nearest Jamba Juice on a lunch break and recreate those boozy tropical drinks by spiking the smoothies right there. To help us, we …