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Staff Picks: Summer Wine Down

'Tis the season for barbecues, beaches, boating, parks and festivals in Washington. What better way to celebrate the hot days of summer than with...

Cocktail of the Month: The Hellusion

After a painfully slow ride during rush hour in the Malaysian metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, my taxi drops me at a nondescript office building....

Cocktail of the Month: White Russian

The white Russian has been on a roller coaster ride since its inception — climbing to a peak in the ’70s, falling into a...

Georgetown Icon, Dixie Liquor Rises Again

Closed since July 1, Dixie Liquor, founded in 1934, reopened April 20 — same place, same times, same property owners, different business owners. The...

Cocktail of the Month: Tuak

The Lake Toba region of North Sumatra is a place of travelers’ lore. Lake Toba, the largest crater lake on earth, was formed by...

Cocktail of the Month: Irish Cream

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...

Warm Welcomes for the Literate Drinker

As much as it’s about politics, D.C. is also a very creative city, full of passionate people who are experts at their chosen craft....

Cocktail of the Month: Strawberry Sriracha Margarita

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...

Cocktail of the Month: Hot Toddy

As January kicks into high gear and the temperature drops, even your drinks may need heating up. It’s time for winter-warmer cocktails, and the...

Cocktail of the Month: Whiskey Sour

America has spoken. More than 18 months of name-calling and nastiness has come to an end. Or has it? One candidate was elected by a...