If you’re a cocktail connoisseur, then you’re probably already familiar with the Naked and Famous cocktail. This classic drink was invented in 2011 at the renowned cocktail bar Death and Co in New York City, and has since become a staple on cocktail menus around the world. By the way, if you haven’t read any […]
Double Chicken Please: Is it Really Top 10 In the World?
In 2014 I set out on a quest to go to the top 100 bars in the world. By the middle of 2019, I’d been to 59/100. Not bad. Then COVID hit. Then my wife got pregnant. Now our daughter is almost two, and I haven’t been to a new top 100 bar since, well, […]
Morgenthaler’s Sherry Eggnog: The World’s Best Eggnog Recipe. Period.
Jeffrey Morgenthaler is about as close as it gets to a legend in the drinks industry. I take that back, it’s not close. Morgenthaler is a legend in the drinks industry. So much so, he became the topic of a running joke amidst our Top 100 bar travels. Literally 50% of the time when we sit at […]
5 of the Best Home Ice Makers to Buy in 2023
If you’re a cocktail enthusiast, you know that the right ice can make all the difference in the flavor and overall enjoyment of your drink. But if you’re still using regular old ice trays to make your ice cubes, you’re missing out. Investing in a dedicated ice maker specifically designed for cocktails can take your […]
Islay Scotch: The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Islay, Scotland
Updated December 2022 to make sure all accommodations, distilleries, and restaurants were still open and accurate. For the last decade, I’ve been a huge fan of Islay scotch. Like, the “I’m not an alcoholic, but if you look at my whiskey shelf at home you’d think I was” kind of fan. And ever since I first […]