A drink-through of the new cocktail menu at Tradition in San Francisco.
I decided to interview one of the owners, Ryan Fitzgerald, on what he feels they did right and wrong, and what changed from initial plans, when opening San Francisco bar ABV.
Behold a big batch of new drink books, from drink recipes to cocktail culture to history and architecture.
For Departures.com I wrote a piece on new cocktail bars that have opened in the last 6 months. They named it "Best New Cocktail Bars" but I'd amend that to "Best New Cocktail Bars for the Readership of Departures," by which we mean fancy. Write-ups are for: Whitechapel, SF Americano, Portland Colombia Room, DC The Perennial, SF Himitsu, Atlanta Skyfall, Vegas The Sixth, Chicago Yvonne's, Boston Check 'em out. Related articles Winter's Weirdest Cocktail Flavor Trend Has Bartenders Going Bananas
In a recent post for Departures.com, I wrote about where to drink in a few US airports now, and a few announced plans for where you'll find better drinks in the future.
Jamaica has a ton of little bars with "sexy" names. Here is a list of fun ones we saw.
In my latest feature for Departures.com, I wrote about 8 great Chicago bars in which to get a cocktail.
In my latest post for Departures.com, I wrote up a few places to drink both beer and cocktails in Asheville, NC.