Cocktails

Drinking in the District

Welcome to Washington D.C.: one of the fastest-rising food and drink scenes in the country in the last few years. Don’t believe it? Have you been back lately? On the food front, our nation’s capital was long known for its...

Bring Back the Medicine

As imbibers, we saunter up to a bar and ask for our medicine with a sagacious smirk. The bartender knows what we mean. Libations have been affectionately referred to as “medicine” for as long as they have existed. From...

San Diego Cocktail Bars

Sunny San Diego is the antidote to overcrowded, dense LA. While freeways and SoCal sun abound here, too, traffic isn’t endless and distances are shorter. The beaches are chill and so are the locals. Under lazy palms and vivid...

Interview with Leigh Lacap

From coffee barista days to bartending his first gig at San Diego’s great Craft and Commerce (www.craft-commerce.com), Leigh Lacap is schooled on balance and technique, but also imparts a playful, feel-good approach that many a bar manager could learn...

Boston Cocktail Bars

The ultimate New England city and a key city in our country’s earliest days, Boston is famed for its higher education, 17th- and 18-century architecture, waterside setting and die-hard sports fans. While compared to pioneering cities like New...

Interview with Nicole Lebedevitch

Born in Bethany, Connecticut, near New Haven, Nicole Lebedevitch had plans for a music career. She moved to Boston to go to school at Berklee College of Music, studying music business and piano. Working in restaurants on the side,...

Interview Michael Martensen

Growing up in Wyoming with a stint in Oregon, Dallas-based Michael Martensen (@imbibemartensen on Twitter) moved to Argentina not long after high school. At 19, he wasn’t feeling inspired by much and was unsure of what direction to head,...

Dallas Cocktail Bars

Houston is the most international Texas city, happily reflected in the thriving food and drink scene, while hipster Austin gets all the love for its youthful mix of music and tech, food trucks and pop-ups. But what about Dallas?...

San Diego Cocktail Bars

Sunny San Diego is the antidote to overcrowded, dense LA. While freeways and SoCal sun abound here, too, traffic isn’t endless and distances are shorter. The beaches are chill and so are the locals. Under lazy palms and vivid...

Interview with Leigh LaCap, Coin-Op Bar Manager

From coffee barista days to bartending his first gig at San Diego’s great Craft and Commerce (www.craft-commerce.com), Leigh Lacap is schooled on balance and technique, but also imparts a playful, feel-good approach that many a bar managex+r could learn...