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David Wondrich

Punch Drunk... Boozy Fun In A Bowl

Jose Martinez | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

If you've ever been intimidated by playing at-home mixologist, making punch is a lot less stressful.

Bianca Bosker

This Company Will Help You Turn Yourself Into A Siri

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

A growing number of virtual assistants, like Siri, have charmed the world with their human characteristics -- they can speak, crack jokes and even get...

11 New Spirits For Drinking Your Way Through The Drama

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.05.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Most of us only know for sure that waiting on security lines at airports is going to be even more unbearable than usual, and that alone is enough to drive one to drink.

10 New Spirits For Summer

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

I've never been a big fan of seasonal cocktails. A glass of really good whiskey can be awesome in July.

The 2012 Manhattan Cocktail Classic Wrap-Up: Bigger! Better! Boozier!

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

Like a plague of locusts or an army of Huns, the cocktailian hordes descended on New York City on May 11 -- bar owners, mixologists, distillers, publi...

A Week In The Life Of Cocktail Guru David Wondrich

Posted 03.28.2012 | 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...

Candy? Flowers? Feh! New Spirits To Wow Your Sweetie This Valentine's Day

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

I love the excitement that comes with trying a new spirit for the first time. How does this whiskey compare to my old favorites? How is this new liq...

The Best Spirits Of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

When I first started thinking about writing this year-end wrap-up, I thought that 2011 was a pretty blah year for new spirits.

I Came, I Saw, I Got Blasted: The Ultimate Wine, Spirits & Cocktail Blast Event Recap

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

Part industry gala, part trade show, part cocktail party, part cheesy wedding. The second annual Ultimate Blast, hosted by the Ultimate Beverage Chal...

Seltzer: Not Just For Stooges & Marx-ists

Ethan Kahn | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Ethan Kahn

Throughout my childhood, when thirst demanded to be slaked, a blue-topped bottle of Vintage brand seltzer was the natural choice as one was never too far from hand.

A Cocktail Safari Through Manhattan, No Pith Helmets Necessary

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

'm not the only one whose mind boggles at the globe-hopping mixological marvel that is Angus Winchester.

Cocktail City: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Is Already An NYC Tradition

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

It's hard to figure out why someone didn't come up with such a great way to celebrate such a cocktail-mad city long ago.

2011: A Drinker's Preview

Liquor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

We're talking about tasty new small-batch bourbons, must-read books, top bar openings and cocktail trends. Find out today what you'll be drinking in 2011.

Charles Dickens' Holiday Punch, And 4 Reasons Punch Is Great

Max Watman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Watman

Punch is the solution for the holidays, for punch has advantages: It sounds innocuous, it can be made in quantities and kept around, and it really is festive and delicious.

Father Knows Breast: Mother's Milk Cocktails For Stay-At-Home Dads

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

As far as I'm concerned, if it's good enough for my baby girl, then it's good enough for me. And if it's got some booze and ice in there, all the better.

Old Tom For A New Century: A Long-Lost Spirit Makes A Comeback

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

The only problem with the current cocktail scene is that many of the ingredients required for these vintage cocktails haven't been made for decades.

Bleary-Eyed Reflections On The Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

If you appreciate good cocktails made with quality spirits, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic was the closest thing to heaven that I can imagine.