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The Story of The Three Emmas Cocktail

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Here’s a cocktail tale for the upcoming International Women’s Day. The Three Emmas at San Antonio’s Hotel Emma represents a scandalous story of love, betrayal and …

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Valentine’s Day Drink Specials We Love

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Since Valentine’s Day is a huge on-premise occasion, most restaurants offer special menus and festive themed cocktails. (Don’t miss our 2019 Valentine’s Day recipe roundup!) These …

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Service With Sparkle

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I was perusing the wine list at a local restaurant on a rainy Monday night. A woman working on the floor saw me and came over. …

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A Chicago Hotelier’s DIY Mixology Amenity

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Have you ever wished someone would deliver a craft cocktail to your room, or, better still, have it waiting in your room when you check in? …

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The Monkey Mixer Rolls into Manhattan

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I had a chance to check out the Monkey Mixer when Monkey Shoulder’s giant cocktail shaker made a stop in New York on July 12. The …

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Takeaways From NC&B 2018

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Bartenders, bar managers, nightclub owners and employees descended on Las Vegas for the Nightclub & Bar in late March to learn more about improving their skills …

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Nashville Comes to Times Square

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I went to an open house at the new Opry City Stage venue in New York. The live music and dining space, a joint-venture project between …

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Anthony Bourdain Enjoys a Wee Dram of The Balvenie

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The third season of Raw Craft kicked off on Oct. 30 in New York with a screening of the first episode, complete with a Balvenie Scotch …

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Celebrating Rum Day With Cocktail Pairings

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Did you hoist a rum drink on Aug. 16 to commemorate National Rum Day? I enjoyed some at a paired cocktail dinner hosted by Dominican Republic …

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Tasting: 4 Irish Whiskeys From Teeling

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Teeling Distillery reflects both the difficult past and bright future of Irish whiskey. Few spirits are hotter than Irish whiskey. But just 40 years back this category was …