The 6 Best Bars and Restaurants for Art Lovers

The 6 Best Bars and Restaurants for Art Lovers

Photo courtesy of Pied Piper “The creative process for a new menu always starts with the artwork,” says Tia Barrett, the beverage director of Esmé in Chicago. When Esmé’s rotating art exhibit included a three-piece series by photographer Paul Octavious, for instance, she mirrored the theme in the wine list. “I showcased the Grenache grape … Read more

London Cocktail Week 2022: What is the new format, when is it and history

London Cocktail Week 2022: What is the new format, when is it and history

As ever, the drinks festival promises to be bigger and better than ever when it kicks off — but this year, it just might be, as the format has been overhauled. From discounted drinks by the world’s leading bartenders to mixology masterclasses and musical extravaganzas, here’s how to get involved. What is the new format? … Read more

Popular Toronto chef Nuit Regular reopens Thai restaurant Kiin

Popular Toronto chef Nuit Regular reopens Thai restaurant Kiin

While chef Nuit Regular and her husband Jeff’s restaurants like PAI and Sukhothai were able to continue serving pad thais and khao sois to-go when dining rooms were closed during the height of the pandemic, their other restaurant Kiin remained shuttered for the last two years. After all, the goal of that restaurant was to … Read more

Wine Scooter Race with Cameron Diaz | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Wine Scooter Race with Cameron Diaz | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Wine Scooter Race with Cameron Diaz | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Port Augusta liquor restrictions extend to Whyalla

Port Augusta liquor restrictions extend to Whyalla

Restrictions on the limit of alcohol purchases will be introduced to Whyalla, following concerns people have been travelling from the nearby town of Port Augusta to buy alcohol in bulk. Key points: Liquor restrictions will be introduced in Whyalla from September 12 Similar restrictions on the sale of takeaway alcohol have been made permanent in … Read more

Victims of floatplane crash included activist, winemaker

Victims of floatplane crash included activist, winemaker

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — A civil rights activist, a business owner, a lawyer, an engineer and the founder of a winery and his family were on the floatplane that crashed in the waters of Washington state’s Puget Sound, killing 10. The U.S. Coast Guard released the names of the victims early Tuesday. The body … Read more

California Wine Month Adds Sparkle to September – NBC Los Angeles

California Wine Month Adds Sparkle to September – NBC Los Angeles

What to Know September is California Wine Month Grape stomps are popping up at select wineries, including South Coast Winery Resort & Spa in Temecula Special tastings, festivals, auctions, and tours are on the calendar; discover what’s happening near you SEPTEMBER, that prismatic and complex month of many characters — sometimes summer-sunny at its start, … Read more

Caution labels may soon be served along with your drink

Caution labels may soon be served along with your drink

Most people like to have an ice-cold beer or a glass of wine with dinner every now and again, what some people might not know is that there could be a new caution label added to their favourite alcoholic beverage soon. A report released Monday by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addictions, urges … Read more

Beer sales are tanking. So Molson is investing $60 million in its Toronto plant to try something different

Beer sales are tanking. So Molson is investing  million in its Toronto plant to try something different

Frederic Landtmeters is an optimist. As he guides one of the country’s oldest brands into a new era, the Belgian president of Molson Coors Canada has to be. “Something one of our colleagues in the industry said to me, literally, was, ‘This industry is doomed to decline forever.’ I mean, no. There is growth,” says … Read more

How Mela Wine Was Born Out Of This Best Friend Group’s Book Club

How Mela Wine Was Born Out Of This Best Friend Group’s Book Club

Best friends Kyndal Easter, Ryann Casey, Erica Estrada, and Chelsea Walden founded Mela wines in May … [+] 2022. Aubrie Pick We’ve all heard the jokes about book clubs and wine: there’s usually a lot of the latter, and sometimes the beverage overshadows the books. That’s what happened with Kyndal Easter’s book club, but on … Read more