Category: Imbiber

All things drink: cocktails, spirits, wine, beer and coffee.

March 1, 2023

— Eating Raw Beef Off the Side of a Cow, Ancient Hot-Cold Cooking Techniques & More: Elevated Korean barbecue in Seoul.
— February Eats Checklist: 5 dining standouts of the month.
— Latin Vibes, Tunes, Cocktails & Food with Stunning SF Views: New rooftop bar, Cavaña.
— Boundary-Pushing Asian Food at Two Newcomers: Taiwanese-inspired Piglet & Co. & Chinese-Venezuelan Cantoo.
— Oklahoma City Rising: 12 Places to Dine Now. Read more →

DISTILLER Bottle Column: December 2022

My December bottle column covers trends and reviews international spirits and RTDs. This month includes:
— Boulard Grand Solage V.S.O.P. Pays d’Auge Calvados
— Carta de Amor Mezcal (Oaxaca, Mexico)
— Honkaku Spirits’ Shochu (Japan)
— Nikka Yoichi & Miyagikyo Aromatic Yeast 2022 Discovery Series Whiskies (Japan)
— ARC Archipelago Botanical Gin & Barrel Reserve Gin (Phillippines)
— Lili Non-Alcoholic Sparklers (Portola Valley, California)
… and more Read more →

Honing Palate & How to Make a Tequila with Spirits Whisperer Virginia Miller

Published October 5, 2022, at Edible LA Magazine, I thank Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Lisa Alexander for this interview: If there’s anyone who knows about palate, it’s Virginia Miller. For fifteen years she’s been a dining, cocktail, spirits and drink writer and editor, as well as a professional spirits awards judge for umpteen global awards (as well as a dining, bars and cocktail… Read more →