Creating a new cocktail is quite a challenge given the thousands of mixologists around the world, who are all experimenting on a daily basis with combining various flavors to invent a new drink. 876 more words
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“John McDonald, CEO of Mercer Street Hospitality, recounted to me the rise of premium vodka during his days running MercBar in the 1990s—first Absolut’s explosion onto the scene, then the rise of Stoli’s flavored vodkas, and ultimately Grey Goose “crushing everybody.” But when I mention to him that everyone I know who’s been to Russia has returned with a supreme loyalty to Russian Standard ($16), McDonald is effusive. 132 more words
Beware the Demogorgon, but also the lawyers. Netflix sent possibly the coolest cease-and-desist letter ever to an unauthorized “Stranger Things” pop-up bar in Chicago.
“Look, I don’t want you to think I’m a total wastoid,” wrote Netflix’s senior lawyer, “But unless I’m living in the Upside Down, I don’t think we did a deal with you for this pop-up.” 78 more words
Some questions still linger in our quest to be rediculously well-versed in the traditions and culture of mezcal. The good news is: all the facts are there already, and it’s time to drink! 1,327 more words