First Look: Colada Shop Opens in DC at 14th & T
Jan31

First Look: Colada Shop Opens in DC at 14th & T

Colada Shop debuts in DC this week, as Juan Coronado and Daniella Senior open their 2nd area location at 1405 T St. NW. Expect an instant neighborhood favorite in the form of an all day coffee shop and eatery turned afternoon and evening cocktail joint. The focus is first and foremost on the coffee menu. This includes the signature 4oz Colada, a sharable Cuban-style espresso. But there’s a full lineup of coffee concoctions which...

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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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Spirit Spotlight: Brugal Papa Andres 2015 Alegria Edition
Aug05

Spirit Spotlight: Brugal Papa Andres 2015 Alegria Edition

The second-ever release of the Brugal family’s private reserve rum, Brugal Papa Andrés 2015 Alegría Edition is a spectacular collector’s rum. Blended from 36 old casks which have been hidden away in Brugal’s warehouses for safekeeping, Papa Andrés 2015 is the work of 5th generation master blender Jassil Villanueva Quintana. In this Spirit Spotlight, we go back to the top shelf, but this time, for rum. After visiting...

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Talking Whiskey: Best Cheap Whiskey; Labels, Lawsuits and Sourcing; Japanese NAS Whisky
Jul29

Talking Whiskey: Best Cheap Whiskey; Labels, Lawsuits and Sourcing; Japanese NAS Whisky

Read Up on Japanese NAS Whisky, the Best Cheap Whiskey on the Market, and the State of American Whiskey Labels, Sourcing & Lawsuits It’s been a busy month with whiskey writing, and in addition to what can be found here on ManTalkFood.com, there have been a handful of other key stories that you’ll want to check out if you’ve missed. Find the links to some of my latest features here. Eater Drinks: Sourcing,...

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