The agave plant is the heart and soul of not only tequila, but also the more diverse mezcal, which is increasing in popularity faster than any other distilled alcoholic beverage in America, accordi
There have been savory notes in a handful of traditional cocktails—the tomato juice in bloody marys and olives in martinis, for instance—but bartenders are starting to look to the kitchen for even
While garnishes remain by far the most popular use of florals, bartenders are increasingly employing them to provide flavors and aromas.
There’s nothing new about the combination of a restaurant and grocery in the U.S., which often begins as a delicatessen and then expands into something more.
Despite being one of the world’s most popular spirits and claiming three of the globe’s best-selling liquor brands, soju hasn’t made much of a dent in the U.S.
Pizza seems like it should be such a simple business. Make some dough, add tomato sauce, cheese, and some toppings and spices, and eccolo, you have pizza.
If only it were that easy.
Brunch is viewed by Americans as a special, even decadent, weekend ritual, so it’s no surprise that cocktails have become an integral component.
Shrubs are sweet and tart vinegar-based syrups, also known as drinking vinegars, created with sugar, fruit or vegetables, spices, and herbs.
With so much focus on the spirits, juices, herbs, and spices in creating a cocktail, it’s easy to lose sight of one of a drink’s essential ingredients: ice.