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San Francisco Cocktail Week Article
From L.A. to K.C., Competitions Reign   August 23, 2011

In San Francisco, Cocktail Week nears, plus new national competitions and some insight into social media as summer draws to a close.More>>

Marcos Teller Article
Summer Sipping, L.A. Style   August 23, 2011

Marcos Tello, bartender and bar consultant (along with partner Aidan Demarest) recently rolled out a four-part menu at Los Angeles' 1886 Bar. What does crafting a 16-drink seasonal menu require? We asked Tello... More>>

Bourbon Peach Smash Article
Peaches and Ice Cream: The Dog Days Menu   August 9, 2011

The long, hot days of summer are upon us, which means more punches and long drinks, pitchers, ice cream and, of course, some of the latest skinny drinks.More>>

Tales Pina Colada Article
Tiki Month, Rioja Cocktails and the Death of Embury   August 9, 2011

There's Tiki activity spotted in Portland, while contest results, new opportunities and some intriguing new spirits are shaking this week. Also, Pittsburgh loses a good bar.More>>

Mandarine Napoleon Article
Marc de Kuyper, Mandarine Man   August 9, 2011

Marc de Kuyper, the latest in a long line of family members in the spirit business, has returned an old bartender favorite to the market. It's not the last spirit he's planning on offering American bartenders... More>>

Jack Robertiello
What "Culinary" Means to You   August 8, 2011

There’s always something to pick up at food-service industry conferences: "Culinary" has come to mean kitchen-driven when it comes to cocktails.More>>

Jack Robertiello Article
"Tales" Chasing   July 26, 2011

Tales of the Cocktail, one of the world's biggest drinkfests, is over, but now the question is, "What did you get out of it?"More>>

St-Germain Article
Can-Can, Three Wood, Honey and Bitters   July 26, 2011

Bartender competitions abound this summer! Angostura Bitters, Barenjager Honey Liqueur and Bombay Sapphire are all looking for the creme de la creme of mixologista.More>>

21 Club Article
Are Skinny and Farm-fresh Drinks Just Summer Fads?   July 26, 2011

Can't ignore it anymore: Fad, trend or the drink of tomorrow, "skinny" drinking is this summer's chain-restaurant trend. Plus, what can you do with Mad Dog 20/20?More>>

Lynette Marrero Article
Lynette Marrero and the Ladies Who Shake   July 26, 2011

Ladies who shake, stir, muddle, serve and otherwise do all of the things the men do: That's LUPEC. New York City bartender and LUPEC member Lynette Marrero catches us up on what they are all about.More>>

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