2 days ago | Hooch
We’re far from the first to predict that sotol is going to be the next big thing. In fact, both sotol and it's sister spirit, bacanora (a Sonoran spirit that, mind you, will likely become the new sotol), have been awaiting star treatment all summe...
Lunch and Learn with Jillian Vose, Bar Manager at the World's Best Bar, Dead Rabbit in New York City10 days ago | Events
When the stars align at the Sanctuary resort’s annual Lunch & Learn series, the stars are usually chefs. A mere two weeks ago, for example, the resort hosted an event with celebrity chef Robert Irvine, the fiery kitchen personality and th...
11 days ago | Hooch
Lately, we've noticed a trend: Cocktails in which the bartender could have used gin or vodka but opted instead for white rum. It's an interesting choice, so we wanted to know, are these clear spirits really interchangeable? And if so, does white r...
15 days ago | Hooch
When Aaron May sold Mabel's on Main to Genuine Concepts — the company that opened four locations of The Vig, as well as The Little Woody and Linger Longer Lounge — nearly one year ago, it left a lot up in the air in the Scottsdale cocktail scene. ...
24 days ago | Hooch
What's the challenge for a mixologist who must create a cocktail list to pair with a Southern-inspired menu filled with rich, smokey and protein-driven courses? To cut through fat and oils that immediately lay foundation on a diner's palate and re...
1 month ago | Hooch
Brothers Dimitri and Mike Uhlik are trying to begin a new conversation around a spirit called absinthe — one that, unlike this article, doesn’t need to begin with disclaimers about absinthe's legal history, or the bohemian rituals that see imitati...