11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — January 2018

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends over the holidays and the winter at these bars/restaurants (click on each for the featured cocktail): Charmaine’s, San Francisco Seaworthy, New Orleans The Cocktail Club, Charleston The Oxford, Sunnyvale, CA P.Y.T., Los Angeles Wewatta Point, Denver The Jungle Bird, Sacramento… Read more →

January 1, 2018

This Issue:
— Where to Eat Dungeness Crab Now: It’s crab season in the Bay Area and here are 5 creative dishes showcasing Dungeness now.
— 11 Top Cocktails Around the US, Holiday Edition: Menus/drinks worth tasting now now from Charleston to Las Vegas.
— Top 10 PDX Bars: My top Portland bars plus interviews with pioneering distiller Christian Krogstadt of House Spirits and bar manager Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle. Read more →

10 Top Portland Bars + Christian Krogstad of House Spirits & Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle Interviews

In the Winter 2017-2018 issue of Distiller Magazine on Portland, Oregon: My article on 10 of Portland’s best bars My interview with distiller Christian Krogstad of House Spirits Distillery My interview with bar manager Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle, among my top PDX bars My Portland and Oregon (Willamette Valley) food and drink recommends here. ______________________________________ Past issues/featured cities (top 10… Read more →

December 15, 2017

This issue:

— The Top 5 Dishes of the Month: From a caviar beef fat waffle to smoked brisket tator tots, five top Bay Area dishes to go out and try now.
— Eating & Drinking in Los Altos: Weekending in the Peninsula at a French-style boutique hotel.
— 11 Top Cocktails Around the US: What’s standing out now from Portland to NYC, SF to Houston. Read more →

Weekend Escape: Eating and Drinking in Los Altos

In my latest Time Out column, here are my top three new openings of the month — article here: East-meets-West, under-the-radar fine dining at Ambience Coffee geek haven at Red Berry Coffee Bar German bakery queen: Esther’s German Bakery Japanese gem for curry, donburi (oyakodon), udon, tempura and saké: Sumika Sleek wine/beer/low proof cocktail respite, Honcho Paris meets the Peninsula: hotel… Read more →

11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — December Edition

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars/restaurants (click on each for the featured cocktail): The Concorde at Matrix, San Francisco Hide, Dallas Rosaliné, Los Angeles Proof, Charleston Solbar, Calistoga (Napa) aRoqa, New York City Underbelly, Houston Villon at Proper Hotel, San Francisco… Read more →