Here's everything that bothered us about Coachella's second weekend. Hey, at least there was no dust storm!
Native American Headdresses
These have still not gone away. In fact, one particularly irritating woman (not pictured) wore a towering feather mohawk weave, a sartorial statement that combined ... More >>
Ken Grossman remembers the days when American-made beer was a laughable product. Now, 33 years after he founded his California-based Sierra Nevada brewery, the company has grown to become one of the largest beer producers in the country and plans to open its second operation in Mills River, North Ca ... More >>
"It's almost like waiting for your birthday when you're a little kid--'Oh my gosh, I can't wait for my party! I hope people come! I hope I get a ... train!'"
Laughing, Molly Hamilton eases into a foldable chair in the middle of her practice space in Bushwick. After taking a swig from a half-gone Si ... More >>
Monday, January 14
Whole Hog Butcher Dinner at Louro
Louro celebrates the next Nossa Mesa Supper Club Monday night with a four-course meal from chef Justin Severino of Pittsburgh's Cure. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and the butchering starts at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8:30 p.m. Dinne ... More >>
Joe Campanale is a really nice guy. Wouldn't you be if you got to drink for a living? The beverage director and co-owner of dell'anima, L'artusi, Anfora, and the recently opened, L'Apicio, Campanale brings a distinct warmth to his cocktail and wine lists. Conversations with the former Babbo sommelie ... More >>
By Katie Bain
Recently I found myself, along with a bag of bike tubes, coconut water and some of the more flamboyant items of clothing that I own, out in Norco, California covering every interior surface of a Fleetwood Jamboree with protective plastic wrap. But on my Burning Man adventure I otherwis ... More >>
Today, we bring you news of a daily happy hour special at rustic Greek restaurant Kefi. From 5:00-6:30 pm, patrons can enjoy specialty drinks and bites at the 79th Street restaurant.
Here's the menu:
$6 Frozen Cocktails: Frozen blueberry mojito, Cretan strawberry daiquiri
$5 Draft Beer: Sam Adam ... More >>
Last week, we had a bit of fun publishing detailed maps to Scientology's super-secret underground vault locations.
The vaults are the project of the Church of Spiritual Technology, a hush-hush entity inside Scientology that owns the trademarks and copyrights to L. Ron Hubbard's works, and that digs ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyOutside Pop PubPop Burger, the mini-chain that helped make mini-burgers a big hit has sort of grown up, turning the focus of its newest spot, Pop Pub (83 University Place, 212-477-7574) onto beer. We stopped by one afternoon last week to check out the burgers and brews.
All 400 cases of Australia's most expensive wine, a recently released Shiraz called Laird priced at $700 to $800 a bottle, have been sold.
[Wall Street Journal]
A number of good cocktailing options have cropped up around Times Square, including the newly revamped Rum House.
The u ... More >>
The shining American beacons of cannibalism, the Donner Party, are a lie, according to fresh research. Probably? A new study of bones found at the California campsite of the group indicates that the 84 hungry settlers might have only eaten cattle, deer, horses and their dog, Uno, but not one anot ... More >>
Things people like: beer and listsThe end of the year (and the decade) approaches, and with it, the season of lists, lists, and more lists. Maybe the folks at Wine Enthusiast were inspired by Our 10 Best Beers feature--the magazine has just rolled out its picks for the 25 best beers they tast ... More >>
A random stoop, not VanRy'sIf you're not familiar with Kimber VanRy's fight, it's worth reading this little story in the Times today. VanRy is a Prospect Heights man who decided to indulge in a refreshing Sierra Nevada beer on his stoop last August. His beer drinking was sadly interrupted when he wa ... More >>