A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective
Jul30

A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective

Best Bites from Tales of the Cocktail 2016 I’ll be writing quite a bit on what I drank at Tales of the Cocktail this year, so it’s only fair that I dish on what I ate, too. This is Man Talk Food, after all. Can’t forget about that. From high-end, multi-course meals at landmark destinations, to affordable classics and all manners of party snacks that appropriately lined the stomach for the marathon of tasting rooms...

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New Whisky: Suntory Toki Blend Unveiled at New York Event
Jun11

New Whisky: Suntory Toki Blend Unveiled at New York Event

The House of Suntory has unveiled a new blend for the North American market — Suntory Whisky Toki. The release party was held on June 7th at the 501 Union event space in Brooklyn, New York. Pork buns were passed, street performances were seen, and certainly, whisky was enjoyed in the Japanese street festival environment. Revelers were beckoned to take some time and enjoy the proceedings, as that’s what the blend is...

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Event recap: Philippines Wins the 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge
May31

Event recap: Philippines Wins the 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge

The 2016 Embassy Chef Challenge was held at the Ronald Reagan Building on May 25th. The 8th annual event brought together chefs from 18 countries around the world who showcased their culinary skills, and the cuisine unique to their country. The event proved to be a wonderful opportunity to experience many unique locations, people, cuisines, and cultures under one roof. The national pride was apparent at each table. Through their food...

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Event Alert: 2016 Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Competition Held at DNV Rooftop on June 14th
May27

Event Alert: 2016 Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Competition Held at DNV Rooftop on June 14th

The Chefs Behind Bars Cocktail Challenge Supporting No Kid Hungry: The Chefs Behind Bars cocktail challenge is back, this year being held on Tuesday, June 14th at the DNV Rooftop. The concept is simple, but devious — take half a dozen acclaimed chefs, and force them to mix up a high-end craft cocktail for a change. As a bonus, all proceeds from the event go to No Kid Hungry which means you even get to feel good about yourself...

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Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide
May23

Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide

A Dozen Ways to Get Dad Drunk for Father’s Day Father’s Day is fast-approaching, sending sons and daughters scrambling to the interwebs to find something good to gift the old man. Man Talk Food is here to the rescue, with a complete Father’s Day gift guide, to keep dad drinking (well) this year. Whiskey For the Win Just get dad what he really wants this year, for a change. Whiskey. The Water of Life. It never fails....

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