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All the Booze That’s Fit to Print: The Best Cocktail Books of 2013

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Whether you’re a cocktail newbie or a veteran drink slinger, you’re sure to find something of interest in this list of the best cocktail books of 2013. [...]

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Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition Launch Party at Goldie’s

Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition

On Sunday, September 29, Dave Stolte is guest bartending at Goldie’s for the Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition Launch Party. The event is a celebration of the new and improved version of “Home Bar Basics (and Not-So-Basics),” the cocktail book that Stolte wrote, designed and illustrated. [...]

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Thirsty in NOLA: Tales of the Cocktail 2013 Part Two

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Dale DeGroff at Juniperlooza

Dale DeGroff at Juniperlooza

CONTINUED FROM THIRSTY IN NOLA: TALES OF THE COCKTAIL 2013 PART ONE

The second half of Tales of the Cocktail 2013 would bring a few surprises, including drinks from a New Orleans legend, an unexpected tasting, a [...]

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Barrel Aged Crafts Cocktails and Community in Martinez

Arash Pakzad at Barrel Aged

Nearly a year after it opened, Barrel Aged Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge has become an integral part of Martinez. [...]

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LA Hearts NY Raises $5000 for USBGNY Sandy Relief

LA Hearts NY raises $5000 for the New York chapter of the United States Bartender’s Guild (USBGNY) to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. [...]

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Christopher Day Wins 4th Annual Jimmy Barella Bartending Competition

Christopher Day at Cole's

On the eve of Repeal Day, Christopher Day wins the 4th Annual Jimmy Barella Bartending Competition at Cole’s with a two-part, deconstructed cocktail. [...]

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Martin Cate’s Pampanito Wins the Tiki Throwdown at 320 Main

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One of the standout events of the summer of 2012 was the Tiki Throwdown at 320 Main, featuring an epic battle of five tiki icons. [...]

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Tales of the Cocktail 2012: Willie Mae’s, Stephen Crane, William Grant & Sons

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Day One of Tales of the Cocktail 2012 included an epic lunch at Willie Mae’s Scotch House, a forgotten tiki hero, and the William Grant & Sons Big Birthday Party. [...]

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Thirsty in NOLA: Tales of the Cocktail 2012

Second Line - Tales of the Cocktail

Bartenders, spirits brands, imbibers, foodies and the sturdiest livers from around the world are heading to New Orleans this week for the 10th Annual Tales of the Cocktail. [...]

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Cinco de Derby, Kentucky de Mayo

It’s a cosmic confluence that was surely foretold by the Aztecs: Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby fall on the same day this year. In another case of synchronicity, Dave Stolte (Home Bar Basics) and Chris Bostick (The Varnish) made Margaritas and Mint Juleps (and a lot of other cocktails) at a recent gathering [...]

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