mixology


OpenTable Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Hottest Restaurant Bars — Cocktail Photos + Recipes!

In celebration of the nation’s growing cocktail culture, we are pleased to announce the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Hottest Restaurant Bars in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states [...]

EpiPens on Every Menu; Bartender vs. Mixologist; Restaurant Traffic Is Up; + More

Dining news from around the world and the web… * Don’t mix up a bartender with a mixologist. One professional reveals why he prefers to be known as the former not the latter. [MarinIJ.com] * An EpiPen in every restaurant. One city is taking measures to make dining out safe for food allergy sufferers. [The Spec] * [...]

Dining Poll: How Often Do You Order Specialty Cocktails When Dining Out?

I have ordered and enjoyed exactly two ‘specialty’ cocktails in my life. One was a ginger-lychee martini at The Hurricane Club in New York (I was trying to be festive!), and the other was a Corpse Reviver No. 2 at Swizzle Stick in New Orleans (because when Lu Brow is behind the bar, you will gladly [...]

Trendspotting: Foraging for Food; Mixology with Meals; Pigs; Pop Rocks; Pop-Up Restaurants; Sharks; Sustainable Restaurants, and More

In food-related news from the blogosphere and your favorite food sections… * Forget singing for your supper; it’s all about searching for it these days, thanks to a renewed interest in foraged ingredients. I don’t mind the practice, but this word is beginning to crop up on menus everywhere and it’s driving me a bit [...]