Cocktail of the Month: Los Olvidados

October 25, 2017

There’s no shortage of places for adults to celebrate Halloween. Bars throughout the D.C. area have come up with spooky-themed cocktails, costume parties and creepy decorations. The hottest spot in […]

Cocktail of the Month

September 28, 2017

As a lover of rum, I’m always on the lookout for innovative cocktails and combinations. The resurgence of tiki culture helped put rum back in the spotlight, with cocktails that highlight […]

End-of-Summer Drink Pick:

September 13, 2017

DIY Earth Girls Are Easy 1.75 ounces St. George Terroir Gin .75 ounces fresh lime juice .5 ounces tarragon turbinado syrup .5 ounces sauvignon blanc lime twist Tarragon turbinado syrup recipe: Blanch four sprigs […]

Cocktail of the Month

August 9, 2017

The ruling military junta changed this country’s name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989, a year after thousands were killed in the suppression of a popular uprising. The capital, Rangoon, […]

Cocktail of the Month: Classic Mojito

July 12, 2017

As a cocktail, how do you know when you’ve reached your place in history? Could it be when you’re on the menu of every chain restaurant and a summer drink […]

Cocktail of the Month: The Hellusion

June 7, 2017

After a painfully slow ride during rush hour in the Malaysian metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, my taxi drops me at a nondescript office building. I hope it’s the place I’m […]

Cocktail of the Month: White Russian

May 3, 2017

The white Russian has been on a roller coaster ride since its inception — climbing to a peak in the ’70s, falling into a steady slump, shooting up to dizzying […]

Cocktail of the Month: Tuak

April 5, 2017

The Lake Toba region of North Sumatra is a place of travelers’ lore. Lake Toba, the largest crater lake on earth, was formed by a climate-changing supervolcanic eruption almost 70,000 […]

Cocktail of the Month: Irish Cream

March 8, 2017

March Madness is soon upon us. No, I’m not talking about basketball. I’m referring to the Irish Catholic holiday turned binge-drinking free-for-all, when everyone claims to have connections to the […]

Cocktail of the Month: Strawberry Sriracha Margarita

February 8, 2017

Ten years ago, it was virtually unheard of. Today, it’s hard to find a trendy eatery that doesn’t either use it in a dish or offer it as a condiment. […]