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How To Do Magic Tricks With Cocktails

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste

You don't need a wand -- just some vodka.

Dave Arnold's 'Liquid Intelligence'

Leigh Flayton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
Leigh Flayton

In a laboratory in Manhattan, you'll find cylinders of liquid nitrogen; wide-ranging books and liquor bottles on the walls; and an unruly workshop in the basement, where Dave Arnold experiments under the auspices of his food science development company

Don't Even Think About Calling Your Bartender A Mixologist. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste

"A mixologist is a bartender who doesn't get invited to parties."

Bar Charges Extra For Clear Ice, Cocktail Culture Hits New Low

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.15.2014 | Taste

Artisanal ice is a real thing. Deal with it.

Think You Know Your Scotch Whisky? Think Again

AskMen.com | Posted 09.30.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Scotch is one of those special spirits that manages to distill the essence of a place into a bottle.

America's Best Margaritas (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just the end of the workweek, fill your glass with one of the finest margaritas north of the border.

Mix and Match

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 06.22.2014 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

A lot can happen over the course of one night. You may find the love of your life, or break up with the person you thought was your soul mate. You may...

10 Things Probably Missing From Your Home Bar

Liquor.com | Posted 03.28.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Why not make sure you're prepared next time?

Gillian Georges: A Bar Star on the Rise

Jose Martinez | Posted 05.25.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

Determined to eventually open her own restaurant (maybe with a rustic Italian flare) and run her own bar program, there's no stopping this bartender on the rise, even in a male-dominated business.

Mixology Season 1, Episode 3: Anchor Babies

Hulu.com | Posted 05.13.2014 | TV
Hulu.com

Like a bro who's circled back to pick up his anchor baby, we're back for episode 3 of Mixology, charting the odds of our 10 singles in their quest of love and/or lust in NYC.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler's DIY Grenadine

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Food52

I bet just about every one of us has happy childhood memories of Shirley Temples.

New Whiskeys For The New Year

Departures Magazine | Posted 05.11.2014 | Taste
Departures Magazine

It's why so many top-notch bourbons, Scotches, ryes -- and everything in between -- tend to hit shelves during the colder months.

Mixology Season 1, Episode 2: The Bathing Proposal

Hulu.com | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
Hulu.com

The hangover could be settling in earlier than expected for ABC's Mixology, the show about what happens to 10 singles over the course of a single night out in New York City.

Mixology Season 1, Episode 1: The Hook Up Matrix

Hulu.com | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Hulu.com

While it's far too early to know who ends up with whom and who inevitably goes home alone, it's always fun to speculate, isn't it? So that's exactly what we'll do. With 1 being "A snowball's chance in hell" and 10 being "They're probably in a bathroom stall right now," we'll take a weekly look at our singles' odds of getting lucky.

One Possible Keeper In A Wobbly Comedy Bunch

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.23.2014 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"About a Boy," despite its missteps, is the only one of the three shows with real potential. The cast is very good and if the central relationships are beefed up, it could be a keeper.

New Shows You Should Watch If Your Favorite Show Was Canceled

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

Mid-season premieres are upon us. Cold War-based "The Assets" and crime-fighting "Killer Woman" are already in full swing, but there are a few new sho...

Microwavable Cocktails

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

The appliance proved instrumental in the creation of three super-fun cocktails.

Smoky Mulled Cider With Chipotle and Islay Single Malt Scotch

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Why not wrap your hands around a warm glass of this mulled cider, and let the addictive smokiness fill your nostrils and your palate?

This State Will Soon Require Bartenders To Wear Rubber Gloves

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

As technical as the “mixologist” title may be, the last thing these cocktail artists want you to feel when you slide up to the bar for a cold one ...

The Biggest Booze Stories Of 2013

Liquor.com | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

From a guide to kitschy tiki bars that are still open to 10 awesome distilleries that all drinkers should visit.

Which Kind of Holiday Cocktail Are You? (QUIZ)

Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment

In the midst of the wintry season, are you more likely to kick up your heels or kick up a fuss? Do you carouse and make merry in the common ways, or a...

Venezia: Regal Style, Grace, and ... Mojitos??

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Regardless of when you go, no trip to the cradle of modern civilization would be complete without visiting Venice, the most incomprehensively amazing city on the planet. Actually, it's not a city. Venezia is 118 small islands linked by bridges and traversed by gondolas.

Big ABC Schedule Changes

Posted 11.19.2013 | TV

ABC is planning some big changes for its midseason schedule. "Revenge" will move to 10 p.m. on Sundays, "Suburgatory" returns to Wednesday nights and ...

Mixology As Spectator Sport: What's The Deal With Bartending Competitions?

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

When did bartending become a spectator sport? And how? And for heaven's sake, why?

Is It Ever OK to Call Yourself a Mixologist?

Tom Macy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Tom Macy

To those bartenders who think calling yourself a mixologist is an excuse for serving drinks with a frown at a snail's pace, you are morons and are giving the rest of us a bad name. This article isn't even acknowledging your kind.