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The Smoke-Filled Cocktail: One Big Mouthful of WTF.

01.08.11 by  

The Smoke-Filled Cocktail: One Big Mouthful of WTF.

Meet the latest mixology trend: infusing spirits with a cozy, campfire taste and scent. At first, a mindblow—now we’re hooked. Let Junior Merino’s tricks transform your happy hour into the first space in your hood to serve a scorch in every sip.

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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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Sippin’ on Gin and Juice: Pickled Martinis

08.13.10 by  

Sippin’ on Gin and Juice: Pickled Martinis

Garnish your signature cocktail with a chic new accessory: pickled anything. Your breath will reek, but you’ll look hip and your taste buds will be happy. No one likes a close talker anyway.

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Finally. A Reason to Fist Pump Simple Syrup.

07.26.10 by  

Finally. A Reason to Fist Pump Simple Syrup.

Cocktail sweeteners don’t tend to inspire high fives, chest bumps or other testosterone-fueled physical gestures. Until this recipe.The reason? It’s jacked with full-on spice. Translation: Home cocktailing takes a deep dive into new possibilities.

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Steve & Maya’s Vegetarian Menu: Prepare to Drool

07.22.10 by  

Steve & Maya’s Vegetarian Menu: Prepare to Drool

If you think vegetarianism means wilted greens and flavorless tomatoes, lend us your taste buds. Mineral restaurant, a Mecca of non-meat cuisine, challenges every stereotype of vegetarian food. Their global-inspired recipes and layered flavors have the most ravenous of carnivores licking their plates.

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Pickled Berries Separate Men from Boys

07.15.10 by  

Pickled Berries Separate Men from Boys

Fruit pickles aren’t new (ask the entire Asian continent if you need another opinion), but our unabashed, unbridled obsession with them is. Yes, you can serve pickles or fruit, but the cats bringing the big guns put everything in one sweet-sour bite. Meow.

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Phoebe Esmon

01.12.10 by  

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The Best-Dressed List: 5-Minute Table Makeovers

12.27.09 by  

The Best-Dressed List: 5-Minute Table Makeovers

Unless you live a soap-opera life or are in the cast of The Real Housewives of [insert your city here], you probably don’t have the time to glam-ify your dinner presentation on a nightly basis (call us if you do … we want to borrow your intern). We’re sharing 9 little tricks that take virtually no time at all, but can make an ordinary ambiance a little “extra”ordinary.

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