Cocktails

The Cocktail Glasses You Actually Need and What You Should Put in Them

Every squad has a preferred term for getting inebriated. To quote and then immediately regret quoting Eminem, “Get buzzed, get crunk, get drunk, get …

Drinking

Going 10 Rounds with Champion Bartender Kaitlyn Stewart

The Canadian mixologist, who just won Diageo’s World Class Bartender of the Year competition, tackles our speed round of questions.<p><b>What do you like to drink after a shift?</b> “It fully depends on my mood, but I generally go for a light refreshing cocktail, like a Tanqueray No. Ten Corpse Reviver.”<p><b>What</b> …

Alcohol

Life Behind Bars, Episode 11: The Old-Fashioned

The Old-Fashion is once again super popular but its history stretches back hundreds of years.<p>Anybody can make an Old-Fashioned cocktail: It’s just sugar, water, bitters and spirit (usually whiskey, these days). That’s it. But this deceptively simple list of ingredients yields a complex cocktail …

Drinking

Why customers at this LA Tiki bar toast its original owner every Wednesday night

It’s a warm summer evening and a crowd gathers in a small, divey bar on Sunset Boulevard just east of Hollywood. The place is packed and every inch is decorated with bright strings of light, tapa cloth and tropical knickknacks. Folks new to the bar and longtime patrons, some wearing Hawaiian shirts …

Los Angeles

Check Out The Cocktail Menu At The GGG vs. Canelo Alvarez Fight

The Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fight at T-Mobile Arena is almost underway and fans have a cool selection to choose from for drinks.<p>The …

Boxing

The West Coast cocktail revival started in Emeryville thanks to this man

On an unassuming street in the middle of Emeryville is the Townhouse Bar & Grill. The restaurant, located in an old, wooden house, its facade faded …

UC Berkeley

Spotlight on Signature Cocktails: The Liquor Cabinet's Weary Bachelor

<i>Introducing</i> Brides'<i>s newest foodie-celebrating series, in which we bring beautiful, handcrafted, Instagram-approved signature cocktails to you four times a week! Each month, we'll shine a spotlight on two master mixologists and their one-of-a-kind libations, with recipes and tips on how you can</i> …

Weddings

Warning: Stop Serving Your Moscow Mule's in a Copper Mug

Warning: Stop Drinking Moscow Mules in a Copper Mug<p>The combo is deadly—literally.<p>A Moscow Mule is a simple, tasty, and Insta-worthy cocktail. It …

One Easy Gin Cocktail. 5 Delicious Recipes.

<i>Junior Buffalo GDE at Phoenix's Pig & Pickle (image: Vishal Chandawarkar)</i><p>It’s hard to find a more perfect cocktail to bleed into autumn than the <b>Gin</b> …

Martini Rossi's Riserva Speciale Bitter: Is This a Campari Killer?

Martini & Rossi’s Riserva Speciale Bitter: Is This a Campari Killer?<p>Martini & Rossi … the old M&R. If you’ve ever bought vermouth, you surely know …

Why You Should Be Drinking a Gin Alexander

The much-maligned Brandy Alexander’s gin predecessor is actually a delicious cocktail.<p>Some cocktails never get any respect from anybody: they’re created, born, spawned, whatever, and placed lovingly before the public, which gently pushes them back across the bar and says as one, “I guess, I’ll have …

Drinking

Bluebird Cocktail Room is one of Hampden's best new bars in years

Walking up the few stairs to the Bluebird Cocktail Room’s porch on a recent Friday night, I smirked at my group of friends.<p>“You’re going to like this …

There's A $52 Scotch Cocktail In Chinatown Now

Down at <b>China Live</b>, in a cloistered spot upstairs from the six-month-old Market Restaurant, there now sits a fancy, semi-hidden cocktail bar with a …

San Francisco

Gourmet (and sustainable) cocktails predicted to trend on menus around the world

INQUIRER.net stock photo<p>Food trends are spilling over into the world of haute cocktails, with sustainable and gourmet ingredients making appearances …

Sustainability

Alton's Cocktail Time: Shrubs

Alton's Cocktail Time: Shrubs 02:21<p>Alton salutes the original mocktail: the versatile fruit-based shrub.<p>Learn more<p>More from:<p>Summer Drinks & …

Drinking

What to Drink at San Francisco’s Award-Winning Trick Dog Bar

The establishment just won an award for the world’s best cocktail menu. Here are the five drinks you need to try if you visit.<p>While the cocktails at San Fracisco’s famed Trick Dog are world class, the establishment is unpretentious with a lively atmosphere. So much so that instead of a fancy …

Best Bartender in the World Kaitlyn Stewart Talks Cocktail Trends and Women in Bartending

After beating out 10,000 contenders and crafting over 60 drinks, Kaitlyn Stewart took first place at this year's World Class competition. Stewart, who works at Royal Dinette Vancouver, is the ninth bartender and the second woman to win the distinction. She didn't know she had it in her.<p>"I entered …

Negroni granita - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>800ml freshly squeezed orange juice<br>• 100ml Campari<br>• 25ml gin<br>• 25ml red vermouth<br>• 100ml lemon juice, strained<br>• 6 tbsp caster sugar<p>METHOD<p>Stir all the …

Recipes

Going 10 Rounds With Bartender Christina Cabrera

The talented Northern California bartender tackles our speed round of questions.<p><b>What’s your end of a shift drink?</b> “A glass of rose wine.”<p><b>What’s the all-time best dive bar juke box song?</b> “This one was a tough one, but I would have to say Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘September.’”<p><b>What drink should be</b> …

Alcohol

16 Batch Cocktails Perfect For A Crowd

Offering to make your guests drinks is very nice and just plain good hosting. What’s not nice is being chained to the bar mixing your twentieth Negroni (or Manhattan or gin and tonic...). Enter batch cocktails: the compromise between putting in effort... but not <i>that</i> much effort. After all, who …

Drinking

Savor the End of Summer With 9 Tropical, Trending Cocktails

We are approaching peak pineapple. For the past several years, the classic symbol of hospitality has popped up on clothing, golden cocktail shakers, …

Pineapple

Bottoms up: Chicago’s 10 Best Bars

By Nika Capitani<p>In recent years, Chicago has seen a mixology renaissance, scores of cool, new cocktail bars where bartenders perform nightly shows as …

Travel

Sick of Bartending? Open a Rum Distillery.

Alexandria, Va., bartender <b>Todd Thrasher</b> has a long history of building bars and elaborate drink programs (<b>PX</b>, <b>Society Fair</b>, <b>Restaurant Eve</b>). But what …

Get Tickets Now for Sips and Sweets, the Best Cocktail Party of the Year

Do you like fun cocktail parties? Do you perhaps have a sweet tooth? Do you enjoy cocktails, parties <i>and</i> desserts? Well, then: Has <i>L.A. Weekly</i> got the …

Los Angeles

I Tried a Cocktail-in-a-Box Service — And It Changed The Way I Drink

I love a craft cocktail, so when I heard about Cocktail Courier, a cocktail subscription service that delivers everything you need to whip up delicious drinks at home, I was 100 percent on-board. My husband and I love to entertain and keep a tiny inventory of booze on our bar cart: bourbon for him, …

The Best Bartender in the World Wants to Kill the 30-Ingredient Cocktail

Kaitlyn Stewart, the newly crowned Best Bartender in the World, is changing the face of bartending.<p>After beating out 10,000 contenders and crafting over 60 drinks, Kaitlyn Stewart took first place at this year's World Class competition. Stewart, who works at Royal Dinette Vancouver, is the ninth …

Barbot is a robot cocktail mixer you won't have to tip like a bartender

Cocktails are cool – minus the unreasonably high prices, the flashy bartending shenanigans and the expectation to tip the person that whipped it. But thanks to the wonders of microcomputing, there is now a robot that can do the same – and you won’t even have to talk to it.<p>Barbot is a …

Technology

15 classic cocktails everyone should know how to make

No matter what age we start drinking, we all start out as novices, looking at a bartender with a blank stare or pointing to our friend’s drink and …

Lemon Juice

A Cold Brew Negroni is Exactly the Buzz You Want

The classic Negroni is strong as it is simple: equal parts citrusy gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari. Which is probably why it’s such a popular summer cocktail, served on the rocks or in a coupe.<p>But there’s another beverage that claims to be ‘the drink of the summer.’ Less-watery, more caffeinated, …

Drinking

A Guide to Cocktails

Meanwhile, James Bond, the world’s most famous spy, was more than partial to a “Vodka Martini – shaken, not stirred”.<p>Winston Churchill, Franklin D. …

Mad Men