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Texas de Brazil Scores With Private-label Wines

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Brazilian-American steakhouse chain Texas de Brazil Churrascaria began working with Santa Rita Vineyards in Chile on a series of private-label wines four years ago. The private-label wines …

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Tony Abou-Ganim On Making Your Bar Fun Again

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Going to a bar should be an enjoyable, welcoming experience for the guest. But the current focus on craft cocktails and “serious” mixology has taken the …

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LA Bar Providence Aims For ‘Zero-waste’ Cocktails

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Chef/owner Michael Cimarusti is known for his sustainability-centric efforts at Providence, a seafood-centric, fine-dining restaurant in Los Angeles. Providence head bartender Kim Stodel continues the restaurant’s …

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Wine Pairing Picks With Chinese Cuisine

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Many guests opt to enjoy a cocktail, a beer or even a glass of sake with a Chinese meal. But Paul Ballesteros, beverage director of upscale …

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Firebirds Launches Local Craft Beer Menus

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Polished casual dining chain Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has introduced a customized local craft beer menu at all 42 locations. Local general managers can now choose what …

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8 On-Premise Beverage Trends For 2017

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Many recent restaurant closures, especially in the casual and fast-casual sector, are showing us there are too many seats and not enough butts. And given the …

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Maker’s Mark Truck Baking Spirits Bright

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Maker’s Mark is on the road again for its 2nd annual charitable mobile holiday tour. The bourbon brand’s #ShareDelicious bake sale truck is visiting six U.S. …

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More Miracle, Sippin’ Santa Christmas Bars Pop Up

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Two years after launching the Miracle holiday pop-up bar in New York, the brand is expanding globally. Miracle owner Greg Boehm and manager Joann Spiegel have …

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Study Finds That Red Wine Sales Boost Dessert Orders

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Getting guests to splurge on dessert may have less to do with the server and more to do with wine. Restaurant management software provider Upserve has found …

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$1 Martinis? In Manhattan?!

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During the Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans this past July, I went to lunch with a few colleagues at Mr. B’s Bistro. We …