Food & Drink
Food & Drink

Stirred or Shaken? How to Make a Perfect Vodka Martini

Does it have to be gin? Can it be vodka instead? Do the Martini Police pop up out of nowhere if you get it one way instead of the other?
Travel

The Best Things to Do in Tokyo if You’re Traveling Solo

From top-notch sushi to some of the best shopping in the world, these are all the best ways to treat yourself during a weekend in Tokyo
Food & Drink

Miller Lite’s New Cantrollers are Beer Cans that Double as Video Game Controllers

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, drink. In an age where competitive gaming is a thing, Miller Lite is stepping up to play with the big kids by introducing a cantroller.
Food & Drink

The Bourdain Effect: Reflecting on the Late Celebrity Chef’s Impact on All of Us

A year after his passing, Anthony Bourdain's impact on the world is still felt by countless people.
Food & Drink

How to Cure Salmon in One Savory Recipe

Learning how to cure salmon isn't only a great skill to have, but it's going to up your breakfast game for days.
Food & Drink

Remember Surge? Here’s What Happened to the High-Octane Soda from the ’90s

The highest of high-octane sodas from the 1990s, Surge, was big in its day, but what happened? And can we expect it back?
Food & Drink

6 Classic Gin Cocktail Recipes You Can’t Live Without

You can't call yourself a home bartender without knowing these essential gin cocktails.
Food & Drink

Anthony Bourdain Honored with Official Food Trail in New Jersey

The chef was, of course, well-known for his caustic, self-effacing sense of humor. The irony of the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail is that he probably would’ve hated it.
Food & Drink

The Growing Legend of Fort George Brewery’s Yearly Release, 3-Way IPA

This yearly collaborative release from Fort George Brewery in Astoria, Oregon is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after beers in the Northwest.
Food & Drink

What Happened to Free Bread at Restaurants?

Baskets of free bread have been disappearing from tables nationwide over the past few years. We wanted to find out why.
Food & Drink

What is Bourbon? A Brief History of America’s Whiskey

Born in the land of the free and the home of the brave, there is no spirit more American than bourbon. Here's a quick but thorough lesson on this whiskey style.
Podcast

Our Food and Drink Editor Wants to Know If You’re Afraid of the Dark Rum

On the latest episode of The Manual podcast, we chat with our very own Sam Slaughter about his brand-new cocktail book: Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? and Other Cocktails for '90s Kids.
Food & Drink

9 Whiskies You Should Buy Dad this Father’s Day

He deserves it for putting up with you for your entire life, and we've got you covered with the best bottles, from bourbon to Scotch.
Food & Drink

The Best Beers to Share with Dad this Father’s Day

From legacy lagers to modern craft miracles, find the perfect Father's Day beers to toast the man that made you.
Food & Drink

Jim Beam Encourages Bonding Over Bourbon with the Ultimate Trip to Kentucky for $23

Are you there, Dad? It's me, bourbon. It’s not often a trip to Bourbon Country can be had for $23, but Jim Beam is making it happen. If you’re looking for an ultimate Father’s Day gift bargain, this might be the ticket.
Food & Drink

Getting to Know the Los Angeles Beer Scene One Glass at a Time

L.A. has a bustling beer scene. Here's what you need to know and where to visit the next time you visit.
Food & Drink

What are Adaptogens and Why You Might Want to Give Them a Try

Adaptogens are “superplants that have learned to adapt to stressful environments and can teach your body to do the same.”
Food & Drink

5 Delicious Food Subscription Boxes to Gift Dad for Father’s Day

From a package of hard-to-find Japanese snacks to the best cheeses that money can buy, these subscription boxes keep the party going long past Father's Day.