While digging through some old cocktail books to find a recipe fit to represent Chicago, I came across one that was a no-brainer. It was right there in the c-section. The Chicago Cocktail. I’m far […]
Why eat or drink one meal when you can have dozens in a single afternoon? That’s what these amazing fall fest options bring to the table. There’s something for everyone… or at least everyone worth […]
The Shore Club, situated along Chicago’s famed North Avenue Beach, opened to great fanfare earlier this summer. With the weather hitting the 80s yet again, it’s time for one last hurrah by the lake. And […]
It’s that time of the month again… time to drink the latest experimental spirit from StilL 630! And while my headline doesn’t exactly flow while singing “Put the Lime in the Coconut,” StilL 630 X2 […]
Chicago’s best food festival is back this Sunday. Forget the Taste of Chicago or any neighborhood fests, Slow Foods Farm Roast 2017 is easily the best food event you’ll attend this year. The best of […]
Diddy might have thrown the most outrageous White Parties (he brought an original copy of the Declaration of Independence one year), but Dîner en Blanc started the trend of classy white-clad affairs a decade earlier. […]
It’s National Rum Day! Can you hold in all those joyful emotions? Personally my liver is force-fed excitement like foie gras. Forget the frozen drinks and Cuba Libres, we’re celebrating with a cocktail that’s ten […]
National Daiquiri Day wouldn’t be complete without touching on old Ernest and the Hemingway Daiquiri. Plenty has been written about his penchant for drinking… much of it by his own hand.
A Pecan Old Fashioned is one of the easiest cocktails you can make, which is fitting considering today is National Simplicity Day. Yes, that’s a real fake thing. It also happens to be National Pecan […]
It’s schadenfreude at its finest as sommelier Cedric Nicaise blind taste tests to determine America’s best cheap beer. There’s a time and place for almost every beer, but the world’s best restaurant, Eleven Madison Mark, […]
I’ve had a baseball team’s fair share of Bloody Marys in my day, and never once has salsa been involved. Now according to the internet there’s a Tostitos Bloody Mary.
The 4th of July demands a cocktail that’s as American as a bald eagle riding a motorcycle, so we’ve updated the sazerac recipe to do our country proud.
Sometimes a video speaks for itself. No commentary from me necessary. Just sit back and enjoy a happy moment.
If you find yourself in need of a vacation, you might want to look at Mexico. We’re not talking Cancun though. We’re talking Guadalajara. Why? Because they have a Tequilacopter!
There’s nothing better than an ice cold beer after a long run. Some people go for water or Gatorade, but we all know beer is what they really want.
Whiskey Friday is here again, and this time we’re doubling down on drinks with Bulleit Boilermakers.
Just like that, George Clooney gets one step closer to actually becoming Bruce Wayne. George Clooney sold Casamigos tequila to Diageo for $1 billion dollars. Perhaps now he can by a bat suit with a […]
Gin and tonic might just be the best summer drink. It’s a perfect canvas for cocktail creativity, and today things got fuzzy as I decided to make it a Peach Gin & Tonic.
Who’s up for playing some bar games? No, not darts, pool, or crownhole. I’m talking putt putt…