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Living La Vida Tapa

Living La Vida Tapa

Get your ticket to Albert and Ferran Adria’s newest Barcelona restaurant where you’ll create your own tapas tasting menu then wash it down with customized cocktails at their bar next door.

Found: Cocktail Equilibrium

Found: Cocktail Equilibrium

Create balance in your cocktail glass with tips from craft cocktail gurus Bittercube and the use of unlikely ingredients H2O and ice.

Found: New Balance

Found: New Balance

Add bittering agents to your cocktails for a new twist on balance.

The Bourbon Renaissance

The Bourbon Renaissance

If you think your sideboard is worthy of staging its own revival, check out Paul Mathew’s The Hide bar in London. In his upstairs laboratory, his weapons of choice include rigged bong-like smokers, tea strainers, straps of leather and wine barrel shavings. Viva la revolución.

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Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

01.26.11 by  

Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

We gave the Blackberry Farm mixologist a topic — apples aren’t just for cobblers anymore — and asked him to discuss. Part 4 of a 5-part mixology series on using Mother Nature’s finest more innovatively. Go ahead, read amongst yourselves.

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Oh Frankie You’re So Fine

01.14.11 by  

Oh Frankie You’re So Fine

You blow our mind. Your handiwork behind the bar — cocktails with jelly cubes, bonfires, smokes, essences, mists, foams, raviolis — should come with a warning: The experience you’re about to have will rock your gray matter. Yes, BarChef, please mess with our heads.

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New York-Inspired Wedding Day Cocktails

01.10.11 by  

New York-Inspired Wedding Day Cocktails

Meet Sasha Petraske, the mixologist credited with the resurgence of the speakeasy menu. He shares two recipes for his-and-hers (much-needed) matrimonial drinks. Cue the Proud Mary, this reception will rock.

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The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

01.07.11 by  

The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

When a mix-master of cool champions a cocktail — even one with a seemingly suspect hip factor — we listen. Toby Maloney, the genius tending Chicago’s most stylish mixology den, tells us why he’s single-handedly spurring the rebirth of Pimm’s, one cup at a time. Count us in.

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Ask The Bon Vivants

01.06.11 by  

Ask The Bon Vivants

Spicing it up with San Francisco’s cocktail ambassadors.

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