Staff Picks

Sheera Leea year ago
33 Booze Life Hacks Every Drinker Needs to Know
Elevate your bartender, mixologist and sommelier skills to the next level with these 33 booze hacks: Capsaicin, the chemical that makes peppers hot, is not water-soluble but is alcohol-soluble. Take a...
Rowan Marleya year ago
Millennial Women Are Literally Drinking Themselves To Death
If there's one thing that Millennials have become famous for, it's their love of drinking, gastropubs, and artisan food. It's almost become a cliche, much like the Millennial trends of hipstery clothi...
Anthony Beala year ago
9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sake
Japanese sake has one of the longest, most storied histories of all alcoholic beverages, yet its tale remains largely unknown outside the country of its birth, or to anyone who isn't a dyed-in-the-woo...
Josh Powella year ago
Changing the Way We Drink
In the last few years the craft spirits and liqueur scene has exploded with a number of fantastic producers creating high quality, interesting beverages. In a world where the choices are so varied, I ...
Daniel Falconer10 months ago
Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe
If you’re of above legal drinking age, or for some of you, even if you’re below it, you’re likely to know exactly how it feels to go to the bar and order your first alcoholic drink. The excitement and...
Natasha Sydor9 months ago
Interview with Stephen Amell and Andrew Harding's Nocking Point
Men only drink beer and women only drink wine. Right? Wrong. Arrow actor Stephen Amell and longtime friend Andrew Harding stand behind the ideology that dudes can still be dudes and drink wine. In 201...
Brooklyn Hughes10 months ago
10 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Not Drinking
The wine may be missing, but here's what I gained (hint: not pounds)
Ossiana Tepfenhart10 months ago
Best Rooftop Bars in NYC
Prior to my current job, I used to be a food critic for a number of publications. During my tenure as a critic, I would go to restaurants almost daily to either practice my reviews and do submissions,...
For the Night and the House: How To Meet the Parents
I remember the first time I met a girl I was seeing's parents, and it wasn't good (in hindsight). I believe I must've been 16 at the time, and I didn't quite have a grip on how to keep my identity whi...