Drink How To's

What’s in your Glass? Here’s a Drinking Glassware Guide!

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just looking to stock up your bar cart, knowing different types of glassware can help make you appear like a savvy cocktail expert. […]

How to Stock Your Home Bar

I’m a real estate agent who has also worked in the food and drink industry for 20 years. Recently, I’ve realized that these two things are wildly similar. You are […]

How to Make a Classic Margarita

Sometimes you just want a good ‘ol classic Margarita. My go-to recipe is fresh and bright and one you should definitely have under your belt as a home bartender. The […]

How to Accurately Measure a Shot without a Shot Glass

Accurately measuring a shot of alcohol is important. Whether you’re trying to accurately make a cocktail, or even just want to make sure your drink tastes good, you can’t just […]

Coffee Ice Cubes: The Best Way to Drink Iced Coffee

Summer is officially here! But that doesn’t mean work stops. So how do we get that good ol’ jolt of caffeine goodness, but still beat the heat? Ice, ice, baby. […]

Yogurt Gin Cocktail

Newest Cocktail Ingredient on the Block? Greek Yogurt & It’s Delicious

As great as your classic Manhattan and Gin & Tonic may be, it’s always fun to experiment with new cocktail recipes and ingredients. And, of course, there’s an ever growing […]

Saint Patrick's Day Toast

Sláinte! Cheers to St. Patty w/ These Traditional Irish Toasts (& Cocktails)!

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and I’m sure we’re all making plans, stocking up on spirits, and making sure we have an entire outfit comprised of varying shades of kelly […]

Video: How to Make Your Own Coconut Milk w/ Chef Leah Cohen

Coconut milk –not to be confused with coconut water– is a thick, creamy, absolutely delicious liquid made from the grated meat of a coconut. It features heavily in Southeast Asian […]

Video: 5 Hidden Gems of Wine w/ Ripe Life Wines’ Mary McAuley

Wine is never out of style – just ask Mary McAuley, the founder of Ripe Life Wines. As a culinary school graduate and a sommelier, Mary is obsessed with entertaining. It was only fitting that […]

Video: How to Make the Perfect Espresso w/ Lavazza’s Salvatore Foto

If you’re anything like me, the day doesn’t start until you’ve had coffee. It’s the turbo-charge to my vehicle, and as an ex-expat of Italy, I’m always on the hunt […]

Aperitivo Julep by Alex Day, Death & Co. (Video)

It’s fair to say that Alex Day might be more popular at night. At least that’s true of the venues he co-owns. In addition to Honeycut (LA), Nitecap (NYC), 151 […]

How to Tell If Your Wine Is Corked

You may have seen these people at your favorite restaurants. You may have judged them, rolled your eyes, called them snobs when you looked over their shoulders and watched as […]

Jalapeño Gin Fizz w/ Pedro Goncalves, Oceana (Video)

Oceana in Midtown New York is best known for – you guessed it – it’s fish fare. But Wine and Beverage Director Pedro Goncalves might tempt you to think about […]

How to Make Watermelon Jell-O Shot Slices (Video)

We have a way to make your watermelon Jell-O shots look like real watermelon slices! You won’t believe how cool this is and how drunk and excited your friends will […]

How to Make an Aperol Spritz

Beat the heat with this refreshing summer cocktail, the Aperol Spritz. Aperol is an Italian apéritif and is known for its bitter orange flavor with hints of rhubarb and herbs. […]

How to Make Candied Bacon

Let’s talk bacon! Candied bacon is bad ass as a bloody Mary garnish or just a great snack to eat. You will love this easy recipe and serve this as […]

How to Make a Blood Orange Ginger Margarita (Video)

This drink is killer! Not only does it taste amazing, it will get you drunk and it also looks gorgeous. You will be the life of the party when you […]

Apropos @ Allswell

Not that there is anything thing wrong with a simple glass of bubbles, but when you are in the mood to switch it up, Allswell, the rustic Brooklyn eatery, has […]

Rye Stirred @ Bar Below Rye

Rye whiskey is not new, however it does happen to be the new rage. All the more reason to stop by the popular Williamsburg restaurant, Rye, then walk downstairs to […]

Baby, You’re Driving @ Extra Fancy

The pure fun that you will have at Extra Fancy, in Williamsburg, will only be enhanced by their well named cocktails. Luckily, in New York, we have taxi’s and trains, […]

North Eleventh Social Club @ The Gibson

Are you not ready for a straight up whiskey? Or do you just want to try a whiskey cocktail that is NOT a Manhattan or an Old Fashion? The Gibson, […]

Sangre Del Toro @ Allswell

If you translate Sangre Del Toro literally, it means bull’s blood. So don’t take us literally. Instead, take it from Allswell, the Williamsburg go-to for yummy food and drinks, and […]

Our Favorite Williamsburg Bars (Video)

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere and let’s be honest, you can no longer avoid Williamsburg. If you are already a Brooklynite, put your shoes on and bring your thirst. For you […]

Bourbon Mint Sweet Tea @ Skinny Dennis

When you think of southern sweet tea, you may imagine a precious southern belle sipping from a glass on her porch. Leave it to Brooklyn to dirty it up. (In […]