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 […]

Staff Picks: The Sweetness of Summer

August 10, 2017

Sonya Bernhardt Recently, I was searching for a good frozen recipe for a summer dinner party and discovered this Aperol sorbet concoction. It is delicious, even without the Prosecco. This […]

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 […]

Staff Picks: Summer Wine Down

June 21, 2017

‘Tis the season for barbecues, beaches, boating, parks and festivals in Washington. What better way to celebrate the hot days of summer than with a refreshing glass of vino? The […]

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 […]

Georgetown Icon, Dixie Liquor Rises Again

April 24, 2017

Closed since July 1, Dixie Liquor, founded in 1934, reopened April 20 — same place, same times, same property owners, different business owners. The new owners for the business are […]

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 […]