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Finally! Las Vegas Grows Up

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

My favorite can-do town loves to reinvent itself, and it's at it again. Nothing too jarring, though; more of a slow roll. And it's left some confusion among the local populace.

You Only Think You Know Absinthe

Liquor.com | Posted 08.30.2014 | Taste
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Liquor.com

The herb-driven liqueur has been wrapped in a rather grand coil of myth.

How to Make the Corpse Reviver No. 2 Cocktail (VIDEO)

Liquor.com | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Learn how to make a Corpse Reviver No. 2 by watching this video presented by cocktail expert Simon Ford. This classic gin cocktail spiked with absin...

U.S. History 101: The Drinkable Version

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.26.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Just as it has done with yogurt and deities, this nation has transformed alcoholic beverages invented elsewhere into diehard American classics.

Rebecca Orchant

How To Drink Absinthe Like You Know What You're Doing

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste

Halloween boozing with the crew at Brooklyn's best metal bar.

Foods and Drinks That Are Banned in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Countries all over the world have their own lists of edible items that are banned from being imported or consumed. While some of the foods banned in the U.S. may seem obvious -- like the deadly Japanese blowfish -- others might be quite surprising.

Warning: You'll Never Get These Items Through Customs!

Budget Travel | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

There are a few no-no's that U.S. customs will confiscate if you try to get them past the border --some for health reasons, others for complex economic and cultural reasons. In the interest of saving you time, money -- and embarrassment! -- here are a few you should be wary of.

The Most Decadent Cocktail Party in New York

Gastronomista | Posted 05.20.2013 | Taste
Gastronomista

A night of revelry, debauchery and more cocktails than one can possibly count.

Best of YouTube's Original Channels This Week: Vice to Cartoon Hangover (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

In Channel Surfing #9, Creators Project takes a behind the scenes look at the making of Daft Punk's upcoming album Random Access Memories with Giorgio Moroder.

10 Ways To Be A Literary Rogue (PHOTOS)

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 04.06.2013 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Way before musicians and actors cornered the market on misbehavior, writers were flooding hotel rooms and testing their livers' upper limits.

What's News In Booze: A Dozen New Spirits To Get You Through Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.13.2012 | Taste
Tony Sachs

I hate this time of year but good booze always helps mitigate the crud factor of autumn, and this autumn there's a ton of very fine new bottlings out there.

A Week In The Life Of A Chef Preparing For A Dinner At The James Beard House

Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

How To Cocktail Video: Absinthe

Liquor.com | Posted 09.04.2012 | Taste
Liquor.com

The mere mention of the name brings to mind images of scandalous French parties, post-Impressionist painters with missing ears and a swarm of green fairies.

Chase The Green Fairy With Absinthe Cocktails

Liquor.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Liquor.com

Absinthe is perhaps the world's most misunderstood spirit. The anise-flavored, herb-infused liquor was banned in countries around the world soon after the turn of the 20th century.

Jailbreak Released for iPhone 4S And iPad 2

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

There's a new jailbreak in progress. An iOS jailbreak, that is. Users of iOS devices built around an A4 processor -- such as the iPhone 4, iPhone ...

7 Classic Cocktails To Add To Your Bar Repertoire

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Are you an ace at mixing a Manhattan or a Negroni?Maybe it's time to expand your cocktail game by adding a few new recipes to the mix in 2012.

PHOTOS: SF Neighborhood Explodes With Restaurant Renaissance

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.10.2012 | San Francisco

Picking a restaurant in Hayes Valley used to be easy. But lately, there have been more openings than we have nights to eat out. Thai? German? Yakitori...

Review: Rimbaud in Java, The Lost Voyage

Jan McGirk | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books
Jan McGirk

Equal parts lit crit, biography, linguistic anthropology and social history, Rimbaud in Java: The Lost Voyage examines the remaining mysteries about Arthur Rimbaud as a fugitive from justice.

End of Summer Cucumber Cocktails

Mona Holmes | Posted 11.04.2011 | Home
Mona Holmes

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PHOTOS: Cold Soups For A Warm Day

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 09.10.2011 | San Francisco

Despite the thermostat, summer is here and it's time to eat accordingly. Chilled soups are popping up on menus at all the top San Francisco eateries a...

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 Carr | Posted 06.17.2011 | Travel
Paul 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 Carr | Posted 06.15.2011 | Travel
Paul 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.