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Nothing gives a cocktail a kick quite like bitters. Whether it's an Old Fashioned, a Manhattan or a Champagne Cocktail, those quick dashes from

The dogma about sake today is that high-quality versions must be served chilled, but that is a total misconception. In fact, there are many

When Trish Rothgeb of the Coffee Quality Institute christened artisanal brews "third wave" coffee in 2002, quality, expertise, sustainability, individuality and a complex, even

Soju tents once dotted the Korean landscape like craters on Mars. Usually made of red or orange tarpaulin, they filled every empty lot, squatted

A wave of new, summery drinks is taking over Korea. Marketed almost exclusively toward women, the fruit-flavored sojus and alcopops are low in alcohol,

In the world of craft beer and spirits, imagination and product innovation are never in short supply. Persimmon ale? Check. Smoked bourbon? Yep. Oyster