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Meet The Makers: The Best Drinking Tours In The U.S.

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

When drinking isn't just about getting drunk, and when instead of downing shots, you want to sip and savor and understand a spirit's heritage, there i...

Where Is Absinthe Legal?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

The green fairy has returned to France. The French government voted in mid-April to lift the ban on the drink formally, allowing for sales of absinth...

High Art: Drugs in Art History

Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

On April 20, university quads and city backstreets alike fill up with smoke in celebration of marijuana. The unofficial holiday follows Bicycle Day, w...

The Strip Diary, Day Thirteen: Strip Club Fun With the Stars of Vegas' Most Stupidly Dangerous Show

Paul Bradley Carr | Posted 06.17.2011 | Travel
Paul Bradley Carr

At Absinthe, there are no nets, no safety cables and certainly no face protectors, either for performers or audience. Not that a plastic safety mask would be much use against a girl in roller-skates ploughing into your face at 100 miles an hour.

The Strip Diary, Day Twelve: More Vegas Hotel Reviews, in Haiku Form

Paul Bradley Carr | Posted 06.15.2011 | Travel
Paul Bradley Carr

Right now, most of my stories are still spinning around in my brain -- not quite ready to land. So here's the second part of my weekly round-up of my accommodations, written in the form of haiku.

The Strip Diary, Day Three: Absinthe Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

Paul Bradley Carr | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel
Paul Bradley Carr

The poor old Sahara. In a little over a month, the icon of old Vegas will welcome its last guest. But the hotel is already brain-dead, barely clinging on to life with the help of strong drugs and a machine that goes 'beep'.

Best Places in New York to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monique Stringfellow

I love New Orleans. It's one of my favorite cities and I am continually charmed by its energy, quirkiness and unique way of doing things. I was just t...

EXCLUSIVE: Crispin Glover's Creepy Prague Castle

La Carmina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

About the author: This exclusive interview was contributed to The Huffington Post by La Carmina: TV host, coolhunter, author & blogger at

8 Cocktails To Try In The New Year

Tracy Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tracy Howard

Order the same drink every time you throw a party or visit a bar? Resolve to broaden your cocktail compass with this list of eight cocktails to try in...

A Taste For Absinthe: 6 Cocktails To Try At Home (PHOTOS, RECIPES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After a century-long ban in the U.S., the federal government gave absinthe a semi-green light in 2007, and the anise-flavored liquor is making its way...

Five Luxurious Gifts for Mom (If She Won't Be Getting the iPad)

Margaret Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margaret Ryan

If the iPad's not in the cards for Mom this year, here are few luxurious gifts that will see her through until you give it to her for her birthday.

How To Serve Absinthe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Cheryl Lins' Absinthe Distillery Revives Green Fairy | ALICE FEIRING | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Since 2007, when the Treasury Department relaxed its position on the sale of absinthe, 13 American distilleries have begun producing the spirit legall...

Happy Birthday, Dad: My Father's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Sachs

Last year, for my dad's birthday, I trawled through his hundreds of comments on HuffPosts ranging from Sarah Palin to baseball. With that in mind, here's the sequel to "My Dad's Greatest Hits."

The Return Of The Green Fairy: Ted Breaux Brings (Real) Absinthe Back To America

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Sachs

Jade Liqueurs is one of the geekiest-yet-coolest endeavors in beverage history. By recreating specific vintage absinthes to the letter, Breaux created a time machine for the taste buds.

Absinthe: Mind-Altering Effects Explained

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In recent years, the psychedelic nature of absinthe has been hotly debated. Absinthe was notorious among 19th-century and early 20th-century bohemian ...

Absinthe: Get Drunk And High!

New York Times | Pete Wells | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

EARLIER this year, when Lance Winters heard that absinthe was being sold in the United States again for the first time since 1912, he shrugged it off....

Absinthe No Longer Absent From American Bars

The New York Times | Jonathan Miles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Absinthe?" a diner said last week, scanning the cocktail menu at Amalia, a pan-Mediterranean restaurant that opened in February, tucked beside the Dr...

Mansinthe: Marilyn Manson Sells Own Line Of Absinthe

Marilyn Manson via Rolling Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The official Marilyn Manson Absinthe, aptly dubbed "Mansinthe" is now officially available for purchase online. Produced in Switzerland, Mansinthe is ...