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Drinking

Anthony Bourdain's 12 Greatest Quotes About Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.11.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

He's given us plenty of booze-soaked pearls of wisdom from his many years on TV.

What Flight Attendants REALLY Think Of Your In-Flight Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

What do they think about your 36,000 ft. happy hour? Well, we asked a seasoned flight attendant about passenger drinking and how they're trained to deal with it.

All the Boats You Can Drink On In NYC

PureWow | Posted 06.09.2016 | New York
PureWow

Sauvignon Blanc tastes better on the water.

I Wasn't Prepared For This

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Courtney Willett

Don't focus on achieving some dream made up by someone else; focus on fostering independence and becoming someone you're proud of.

How To Drink At A Wedding

Thrillist | Posted 06.05.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Fantastic. You have your drink. People are mingling. Have you tried the crab cakes with that aioli stuff?

7 Days of Guilt-Free Drinking

Kerri Allen | Posted 06.03.2016 | Taste
Kerri Allen

Instead of tying myself in knots over a few indulgences, I'll tie a few on.

You're Drinking Beer Wrong: 7 Reasons Basic Pint Glasses Suck

Thrillist | Posted 06.03.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

They're kind of the worst when it comes to beer. Here's why.

When To Talk To Your Children About Alcohol

Jennifer Breheny Wallace | Posted 06.02.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Breheny Wallace

Their eyes widened like they'd just been let in on a huge adult secret. Did I say too much? Just when is the right time to talk about alcohol with your children?

Notes From a Dive Bar VI

Alan Black | Posted 05.27.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Turn away now if you are disgusted by the description of a bar's grim lavatory. This is not for you. Come back next time to Notes when the talk will be of love and cocktails garnished with fresh fruit. Sadly, this grim description has to be done.

9 Reasons You Should Never Drink On A Plane

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

Yes, when done properly, drinking on an airplane is the best. Emphasis on "done properly". A lot of times, though, it's not a great idea.

You Suck At Drinking: A Guide To Buzz Management

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.28.2016 | Taste
Dan Pashman

That's right, eaters and drinkers -- you have to drink more to drink better.

My Story of Alcoholism, and the Hell it Took To Become Aware

Ravishly | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ravishly

Google tells me that "awareness" is the ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of something. It's to be conscious of events. It means knowing one's thoughts and feeling one's emotions. The irony of Alcohol Awareness Month is that alcohol's primary function is to make a person unaware.

The Derby Drink to One-Up Your Juleps

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste
Food52

You'll end up with a cocktail a bit like a Julep but not one that's posing.

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most Part 3

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

The third "thing" that I want to talk to you about that I miss from my youth is the "ability to drink."

The Stages Of Falling Head Over Heels For Wine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste

Wine: It brings us together, helps us unwind and generally sets either a celebratory or peaceful mood. In fact, it's pretty tough not to appreciate a ...

Notes From a Dive Bar

Alan Black | Posted 05.09.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Right after I poured her a gin and tonic, and squeezed extra limes in the bubbles, she asked, why are you so miserable? She was training to be a therapist. But I wasn't bitter. I told her I owned a less than stellar I.Q and she was mistaking misery for a lack of brains.

One Mom's Public Letter To Her Son About Drugs And Alcohol

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Parenting is a tough job, with few absolutes or clear solutions. When it comes to right and wrong, as a parent, you are entitled to state your case and reinforce the fact that when your adolescent child is away from your view, the decisions he makes are ultimately his responsibility.

This Greek Welcome Really Packs a Punch

Rick Steves | Posted 06.28.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

When in Greece, hospitality comes with ouzo. And when in remote corners and hardscrabble villages (like here on the Mani Peninsula), where historically hospitality is a matter of life and death, the welcome drink is tsipouro.

Blurts of Wisdom for My Son, in Case He Should Ever Take a Drink

Peyton Price | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Peyton Price

On the off chance that denial is ineffective, once in a while (immediately after listening to NPR), I blurt out my expectations for teenage behavior: "DO NOT EVER TRY HEROIN! IT CAN KILL YOU THE VERY FIRST TIME!"

The Beer Mile Is the Drinking Competition That Could Ruin Your Life

Liquor.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

I'm in the bleachers, trying to look casual while I lace up my running shoes and cover the 12-pack with a spare shirt. Polite children, tween lacrosse players and geriatric Sunday walkers dot the field. I stretch, taking it all in, and wonder if I will vomit on any of them.

17 Top Bartenders' Desert Island Cocktails

Thrillist | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

It's tough to select one drink to be stuck with on a proverbial desert island. To find out which drinks truly have the most staying power, we polled a group of esteemed cocktail experts to name the one drink they'd marry until death do them part.

The 11 Best Drinking Cities in America

Thrillist | Posted 05.31.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

To figure out the best cities for drinking in 2015, we imbibed all over this great nation and weighed many factors, from closing times and historical impact to happy hours, breweries, and contributions to drinking culture.

The Complete Evolution of Drinking On Mad Men

Liquor.com | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Twelve months later. Hours -- probably days -- spent re-watching old episodes to remember what happened for the first six and a half seasons. The new half-season of Mad Men starts on April 5.

16 Signs Of A Good Dive Bar

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.26.2015 | Taste

Kitsch is mandatory.

America's Best Hangover Dishes

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.24.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The online, ahem, "literature" about what constitutes the best hangover cures consists of all kinds of baloney.