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New Orleans: The Birthplace Of Cocktails

At these amazing cocktail bars in New Orleans you’ll immerse yourself in local culture through the palate.

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Sommelier Certification: Exploring Spirits From Navy Gin To Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Fifteen tastings. Not wine, but spirits. Gins, vodkas, whiskies, rums, scotches, brandy, cognacs and liqueurs. While I thought blind tastings were a challenge, this would be my biggest feat yet. The life of a sommelier isn’t just about vino, but […]

The Otesaga Spookytini

Toast To Fall: U.S. Hotels Craft Seasonal Cocktails

Fall is here and with its arrival comes a whole new roster of cocktails featuring seasonal ingredients and festive touches. Toast to autumn with fall cocktails that are perfect for Halloween, harvest feasts and warming up on a cool evening […]

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Beyond Farm-To-Bar: Mixologists Forage For Perfect Cocktail Ingredients

At Epicure & Culture we love telling you about the latest in sustainable travel, food and drink. Our staff is always on the lookout for great farm-to-table restaurants and bars offering locally-sourced ingredients and organic farm produce and herbs. In […]

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This Miami Bartender Is Crafting Clever Concoctions Using Unusual Ingredients

There’s much more to mixology than simply combining spirits and soda. In fact, there are many creative bartenders around the world experimenting with innovative drink recipes, from libations made with meats to using ingredients like camel’s milk, caviar powder and […]