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August 2008

Spilling over with commentary

Vodka spill staggers traffic on Highway 101 (08-28) 11:31 PDT SUNNYVALE -- Traffic on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale is slow because of an overturned big rig that spilled vodka over the roadway. The crash happened about 7:50 a.m. on southbound Highway 101 at North Matilda Avenue. The California Highway Patrol... Read more →

Busting out in Boston reports on Barbara Lynch of No. 9 Park's new venue Drink. The story has a few details that don't seem to align- classic drinks, 1950's food, molecular gastronomy, cocktail party vibe, vintage glassware, Funyuns- but all of the elements sound fun. Except I think she's saying there will be... Read more →

Slow drinks

It turns out this Slow Food Nation event in San Francisco is kind of a big deal. I hadn't been paying attention because I generally think of food as the stuff that garnishes drinks. But it turns out there will be a lot of drinks there too. In the Taste... Read more →

Bad barhavior

Surprisingly, this was not a quote about journalists on press trips: "They scream, they sing, they fall down, they take their clothes off, they cross-dress, they vomit," Malia's mayor, Konstantinos Lagoudakis, said in an interview. It's a story about ill-behaved Brits on vacation. I've certainly seen my share of alcohol-introduced... Read more →