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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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Bland Bubbles Are Out

06.24.10 by  

Bland Bubbles Are Out

Everything from Italian cocktail spritzers to straight-up martinis get a little sexier when hit with flavored sparkling waters. These recipes, courtesy of DRY Soda, take your menus to the refreshing side. We’ve come a long way since Bartles and James, baby.

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DIY Soda. So Easy Your Intern Can Do It.

04.23.10 by  

DIY Soda. So Easy Your Intern Can Do It.

Give your lackey the night off and give this easy formula for flavored seltzers a spin. You only need this recipe, the ingredient combos below and a thirst that needs quenching.

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Your “Sick Day on the Rocks” Tequila Menu. Guaranteed.

01.26.10 by  

Your “Sick Day on the Rocks” Tequila Menu. Guaranteed.

We shot, er, delicately sipped 4 flights one night only to discover why this bottled Grim Reaper is Spanish for, “There’s no way you’re making it to work tomorrow.” The upside? All-new, off-roaded recipes to inspire your next dinner party or “honey, I’m home” Tuesday night cocktail.

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Stuff Our Stockings with this Party Wish List — Part III

12.10.09 by  

Stuff Our Stockings with this Party Wish List — Part III

‘Tis the season for pretending you’ve been nice all year long. We’re being proactive about our wish lists before the truth gets out about our behavior. Part III of III

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