July 15, 2017

This Issue
— Top 11 National Cocktails of the Month: From Denver to Houston, Tulsa to San Francisco, here are 11 top drinks on menus now.
— Top 10 Baltimore Bars: Plus an interview with two local greats, a Maryland distiller and Baltimore bar manager.
— Tulsa Time: 5 Top Places to Eat
— Top 7 Places to Drink Cocktails, Beer & Coffee in Tulsa Read more →

10 Top Baltimore Bars + Interview with Lyon Distilling & Lane Harlan of WC Harlan & Clavel

In the Spring 2017 of Distiller Magazine on Baltimore, here are links to my three articles, a 14-page print spread, including my photos: My article on 10 of Baltimore’s best bars My interview with Jamie Windon of Lyon Distilling My interview with Lane Harlan of WC Harlan and Clavel, among my top Baltimore bars More of my Baltimore and D.C.… Read more →

11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — July 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): Dante, New York City Monteverde, Chicago Barrios, Oklahoma City Rich Table, San Francisco Linger, Denver The Roger Room, Los Angeles Saturn Room, Tulsa Péché, Austin Prohibition, Vancouver Alembic,… Read more →

June 15, 2017

This issue:

— Top 3 New Restaurants of the Month: A modern day luncheonette with an old school lunch counter vibe, a hip dumpling haven and a smart pasta outpost where most dishes are $15 or less.
— 8 Top Places to Eat Oklahoma City: Whether a Japanese small plates treasure or an unexpectedly good (for central landlocked territory) seafood restaurant, you now have choices in OKC.
— 8 Top Bars Now in Oklahoma City: From a roadhouse with a killer music playlist to a rooftop cocktail haven, OKC is on the rise. Read more →

Top SF Openings — May 2017

The notable restaurant openings of May were City Counter, Tahini, Chris Cosentino’s Acacia House in Napa, A Mano, Miller’s Rest, Dumpling Time, Le Marais Bakery’s second location in the Castro, The Catamount in Los Gatos, The Castro Fountain (the second location from Ice Cream Bar owner), Reem’s in Oakland. I have yet to make it to Reem’s (soon), Acacia House or The… Read more →

OKC On the Rise: 8 Top Bars Now

Digging into the food scene in the city of my birth, Oklahoma City (article here), I now share my top OKC bars in a scene that keeps getting better each year. While you won’t find cutting edge cocktails/bars in this city, a couple of these spots (WKSY Lounge and O Bar) are competitive with great bars nationally, one (Power House) combines… Read more →