World’s Top Bars, Part 2

The tables and bar at the Savoy Hotel American Bar

American Bar at The Savoy Hotel The now-iconic Savoy Hotel in London was a glittering showpiece from the moment it opened its doors in 1889. The genius behind the hotel was theatrical impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte, who brought his unique flair for the theater to the ambience and service at the Savoy. An essential part…

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The Great Chartreuse Shortage

A bottle of Chartreuse

If you’ve gone looking for a bottle of Chartreuse at your favorite liquor store lately, you’ve probably found an empty spot on the shelf where this specialty spirit is supposed to be. That’s because there is currently a worldwide paucity, and it’s causing cocktail bars and restaurants to rethink and rejigger their cocktail menus in…

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Simple Summer Sippers


Add Some Scandi Sizzle to Your Warm Weather Cocktails Ahh, summer cocktails. Just thinking about them can lower your blood pressure.  As summer approaches, it’s time to dust off the ice chests and tune up the fridge so you can enjoy cool, refreshing beverages when the thermometer starts to rise. Summer’s not only about staying…

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