Tag: Cocktails

11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — August 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): Coin-Op Game Room, San Francisco Hodges Bend, Tulsa Fox Bar, Chicago The Roosevelt Room, Austin Foreign Cinema, San Francisco Kissa Tanto, Vancouver, B.C. Aviary, Portland, OR Rich Table,… 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 →

11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — June 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 Commissary, San Francisco Slowly Shirley, New York City L’Abbatoir, Vancouver, B.C. Curadero, San Diego WSKY Lounge, Oklahoma City Maven, San Francisco Valkyrie, Tulsa Nick’s Cove, Marshall, CA… Read more →

11 Top Vodka Cocktails Around the US Now

Vodka is a tough one — a favorite of those who “don’t like the taste of liquor” and oft-maligned by spirits geeks, in the right bartender hands, vodka cocktails can still be standouts on a given menu. Here are 11 around the country that impressed me lately from my regular Liquor.com articles: Coin-Op Game Room, San Francisco O Bar, Oklahoma… Read more →

11 Top Tequila Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, I also am talking tequila this May. Here are 11 bars around North America (click on each for the featured cocktail) making standout tequila cocktails now: Tradition, San Francisco Saint Leo, Oxford, MS Espita Mezcaleria, Washington D.C. The Larchmont, Los Angeles The Dorsey at The Venetian, Las… Read more →

11 May Cocktails Around the US Now

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 (click on each for the featured cocktail): Sepia, Chicago Pabu, San Francisco The Up & Up, New York City Pizzeria Gusto, Oklahoma City Hawksworth, Vancouver Bluestem, Kansas City Ten Ten, Baltimore Harvest Table, St. Helena… Read more →

Top SF Openings — March 2017

March (finally) brought the ambitious, long-anticipated China Live to Chinatown (which I wrote about numerous times from Food Republic to Zagat). The month also delivered another major beer restaurant: Hitachino Beer & Wagyu (in its soft opening mode so will be in consideration for top openings of April as it officially “opens”), and cocktail-centric restaurant, The Douglas Room. Other notable March… Read more →