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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Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release
Dec31

Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release

Macchu Pisco unveiled a new premium pisco this year, Ñusta, calling it the world’s first luxury pisco. Only 100 bottles were released, each made from a whopping 30 pounds of grapes. At a recent dinner held at Bourbon Steak, Macchu Pisco founder and distiller Melanie Asher showcased the stunning expression. Ñusta, which translates to Inca Princess in the ancient Quechua language, is a mosto verde pisco, and is also a puro made...

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What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…
Oct19

What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…

It’s time for another edition of What I’ve Been Drinking Around D.C., where I showcase some of the memorable libations and recommended highlights I’ve encountered over the previous few weeks. There’s plenty to cover, so let’s jump right in. Station Kitchen & Cocktails When the Embassy Row Hotel revamped this March, they also debuted Station Kitchen & Cocktails, a shared space dining concept...

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An Exclusive Look at The $50,000 Glenmorangie 1970s Collection & The Glenmorangie House
Oct06

An Exclusive Look at The $50,000 Glenmorangie 1970s Collection & The Glenmorangie House

Glenmorangie recently hosted The Glenmorangie House in Manhattan, temporarily setting up shop along the trendy strip of Little West 12th St. to show off some of their wares to the whisky drinking public in and around New York City. Guests received a bracelet good for several drinks from the main Glenmorangie range, as well as several premium sips, such as Glenmorangie Signet. But tacked away in a backroom was an entirely different...

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Unleash Your Inner Whiskey Geek
Sep03

Unleash Your Inner Whiskey Geek

In my recent beginner’s guide to whiskey, I talked about all of the different main styles and classifications of the brown stuff. It’s a great place to start for the whiskey enthusiast in training. But how much more there is, too. Enter the domain of full-fledged whiskey nerds, with this massive guide to why whiskey actually tastes the way it does on Eater. Sit down, pour yourself a dram, and settle in for a nice, long...

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