Recapping The Year That Was As A Roving Booze Reporter
Jan16

Recapping The Year That Was As A Roving Booze Reporter

I certainly don’t keep the busiest travel schedule or log the most miles among my friends and colleagues in the world of spirits, food, travel, and lifestyle journalism, but nevertheless 2016 proved to be a year well spent on the road. Here are half a dozen highlights, along with links to where you can read all about the adventures for yourself. Ireland—St. Patrick’s Day with Jameson (March) If anybody knows how to...

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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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First Look: The Dead Rabbit Unveils New Cocktail Menu at 3rd Anniversary Party
Feb17

First Look: The Dead Rabbit Unveils New Cocktail Menu at 3rd Anniversary Party

The Dead Rabbit Launches its 4th Ever Cocktail Menu Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, the masterminds behind The Dead Rabbit, have unveiled their 4th ever menu — Resurrection. The graphic novel slash cocktail menu was showcased during the renowned bar’s recent 3rd anniversary party. Why does it matter, and just how renowned is The Dead Rabbit? The establishment was honored as the “World’s Best Bar” during the 2015 Spirited...

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Talking Port-au-Prince’s Rhum Barbancourt, Water Sources for Spirits, Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sauces & Ultra-Premium Booze
Dec22

Talking Port-au-Prince’s Rhum Barbancourt, Water Sources for Spirits, Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sauces & Ultra-Premium Booze

Recently I showcased a Cognac trifecta, three stories deep-diving into all things Cognac. Elsewhere, there’s been plenty of other things to talk about. Here’s a round-up of some of my other recent musings in the wide world of good drinks. The Rebuilding & Importance of Haiti’s Rhum Barbancourt Closing in on six years since Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake, this story takes a look at...

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A Trifecta of Cognac: The Facts, The Tour & The Cocktails
Dec21

A Trifecta of Cognac: The Facts, The Tour & The Cocktails

My global booze travels continued in November, with a trip to the Cognac region of France. There, I was immersed in the world of, well, Cognac, and brought back the hard-learned lessons I picked up to share with the rest of you. The result thus far has been a trifecta of Cognac stories, giving you the Cognac facts you need to now, showcasing the Cognac tour that you could take, and bringing you the disappearance and revival of the...

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