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  • 4 years ago

    Long before Starbucks roasted the shit out of its first coffee bean, Circle K was the ultimate example of corporate America run amuck. For a while there it seemed like you couldn't find a single intersection in the Valley that didn't sport at leas...

  • 4 years ago

    Now that the calendar has finally flipped over to September, it's only a matter of time before we'll all be sipping hot toddies and bundling up by the fire. At least that's a common daydream this time of year, when it starts to feel like the Valle...

  • 4 years ago

    Crisp, citrus-y and mixed liberally with ice, a nice tropical tipple is the perfect late-summer cooler. Here are three Valley bars serving up great rum cocktails. 1. The Dark & Stormy at the J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician J&G's serves up a ...

  • 4 years ago

    Welcome back to our rum-soaked pleasure cruise as we seek out the Valley's best sugarcane-based spirits. Last week, Dwayne Allen, co-owner of the Rum Bar in downtown Phoenix, introduced us to the joys of fine sipping rums. And now he's back to bre...

  • 4 years ago

    You'd think if you owned a bar exclusively dedicated to rum, you'd be happy to hear that the world's oldest spirit was suddenly très-trendy. Well, not so much if you're Dwayne Allen, co-owner of the Rum Bar in downtown Phoenix. In fact, thi...

  • 4 years ago

    Last week we introduced you to the Mr. Wizard of local bartenders, Travis Nass, who's so dedicated to hand-crafted cocktails that he even brews up his own tonic water. However, that's nothing compared to the lengths he's gone to try to solve the h...

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