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The 7 Best Thirst-Quenching Bottled Water Brands

We should strive to hydrate more ethically as water is a precious natural resource, and these best water brands for 2022 can help accomplish that goal.
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Star Chef Mashama Bailey and her Partner Just Rode Into Texas and Wrote a Book

Mashama Bailey and John Morisano have succeeded greatly in the restaurant world. They've done so through hard work, writing, and a tested partnership.

The 10 Best SNL Musical Performances of All Time

Saturday Night Live has made America laugh since 1975 but it has also shown us some exemplary musical performances, like these top 10.
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The 23 Best Cookbooks of All Time

The world, with all its grandeur, is meant to be relished one dish at a time, which is why we assembled this nourishing list of the best cookbooks of all time.
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3 Revitalizing Rosé Cocktail Recipes You Need to Master This 2021

Rosé pairs well with any great cocktail, and the perfect way to appreciate its versatility is by making these rosé cocktail recipes at home.
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The History of Pilsner, One of the Planet’s Most Popular Beers

The history of pilsner is part technology, part simplicity, and part fed-up beer drinkers. Here's the story of the famous beer.
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The Secret to Making Meat More Tender is Easier Than You Think

The best way to gauge the tenderness of your meat is by way of an old culinary-school trick.
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Hard Seltzers Already Have High ABV, and There’s a Push to Go Even Harder

The vastly popular realm of hard seltzer is beginning to show up in higher ABV form. Here's why.
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The 11 Best Cucumber Beers for a Refreshing All-Season Drink

Cucumber and beer is a combo most aren't aware of but these 11 tasty options prove that it's a match made in heaven.
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The Definitive Guide to South African Cuisine, a Diverse Food Culture

South African food is a layered realm full of tasty signature dishes and amazing local wines.
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The 9 Best Coffee Cocktail Recipes To Make in 2022

Coffee and booze are life. But what if we can't choose? Well, it's time to satisfy our alcohol and caffeine cravings with these coffee cocktail recipes.
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Palm Beach Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Where to stay, what to eat, and much more in sunny Palm Beach, Florida.
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11 Clean and Versatile Sake Cocktails To Whip up and Enjoy

Sake is a clean and versatile spirit, begging to be used in a mixed cocktail. Here are 11 great sake cocktails to whip up and enjoy.
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The 9 Best Spiked Cold Brews for Satisfying Your Alcohol and Coffee Cravings

It sucks having to choose between booze and coffee. But these best spiked cold brews for 2021 will satisfy your insatiable craving for alcohol and coffee.
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Wyoming Whiskey is Partnering with The National Parks Foundation

Wyoming Whiskey is giving back to the National Parks it loves and is defined by, through a tasty new small-batch release.

7 Flavored Gins That Don’t Need Shaking or Stirring

Flavored gin has more to offer than juniper berries. Spicy, sweet, and citrusy, the best flavored gins have tasting notes you won't forget.
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The 7 Best Beer Growlers for Enjoying Your Favorite Pour on the Go

Whether you’re topping up at a local craft brewery or making some homemade suds yourself, the growler is still one of the best ways to store beer.
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This Asian-Inspired Hard Seltzer Brand is Supporting the AAPI Community

Lunar is bringing delicious Asian-inspired drinks to the hard seltzer scene and supporting the AAPI community en route.
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9 Flavored Vodkas Worthy of Your Attention

Not all flavored vodkas are created equal. Some, however, are much more nuanced in their flavors. These are the nine best flavored vodkas we're drinking now.
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What Is a Growler? A Guide to the Ultimate Beer Carrier

Beer growlers have a specific purpose: The safe storage of draft beer for later consumption. But who says growlers can't be stylish, too?
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What To Know About Moroccan Cuisine, A Rich and Diverse Food Culture

Moroccan cuisine weaves together many delicious elements from a multitude of cultures, more so than most nations on the planet.
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How Hood River Distillers is Giving Back to the Environment

With its new Timberline Vodka, Hood River Distillers is giving back to the environment, with the help of an iconic lodge and an environmental organization.
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5 Fine Barrel-Aged Craft Beers To Drink Now

As you shift into darker more robust beers with the changing season, start considering these outstanding barrel-aged options.
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Meet Pastry Beer, the Sweetest Drink Trend

Pastry beers are trending at the moment. Here's a bit more about the burgeoning style inspired by popular dessert items.
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The Best Fresh Hop Beers to Drink Now

When it comes to hop-forward beers, the fresher the hops, the better. Good brewers attest to that.
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7 Creative Mint Julep Alternatives for a Boozy Kentucky Derby Weekend

Mint juleps are great, but sometimes you need a tasty change-up, like one of these seven great alt-juleps.
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The 5 Best Hawaiian Beers for Potable Paradise

Many don't leave the islands, but Hawaiian craft beers are still worth looking out for. Here are the five best Hawaiian beers we strongly suggest you try.
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How to Set Up Your Own Portable Cocktail Program

To-go cocktails aren't just the stuff of your favorite bars and restaurants. You can make your own from home and pack them along on adventures.
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How to Pair Wine With Meat: Lamb, Poultry, Fish, Smoked Meats

Pairing wine with meat is not always as straightforward as it seems. We chatted up some experts on how to do it right.
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Helpful Wine Terminology so You Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About

Get acquainted with the sprawling world of wine with these helpful words. Even if you didn't know a thing about wine before, you will after reading this guide.
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Inside The Oprah-Approved Cooking Show Teaching Men To Make Luxurious Dinners

Truffle Shuffle is thriving as a cooking show devoted to unlikely ingredients and to bringing luxury dining to your home kitchen.
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How Companies Are Closing the Sustainability Loop in the Drinks Industry

Closing the loop in the drinks industry involves employing sustainable practices to limit environmental waste and give back to Mother Earth.
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The Founder of Pacific Rim Cuisine Shows Us How To Make the Perfect Hawaiian BBQ

Hawaiian BBQ is a diverse and tasty food category informed by many cultures and perfect for life outside.
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How to Grill a Filet Mignon on a Gas Grill

It's grilling season and there's hardly a more iconic steak than filet mignon. Here's how to grill the cut correctly.
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A New Generation of Makers Are Crafting Some Luxury Tequilas

Tequila is enjoying a luxurious moment, bolstered by a wine-like focus on place and quality.
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3 Ways to Make a Bloody Mary Like a Bartender

A Bloody Mary is a delightful drink, but it's not always the easiest to make. Here are some tips and three great recipes.
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8 Best Wine Books to Sip On in 2022

Wine is a lot of things, but it should never be boring. Scores of books have been written that cover every facet of the industry. These are 7 of our favorites.
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The Future of the Post-Pandemic Restaurant, According To Experts

The restaurant realm has adapted dramatically to withstand the pandemic. What will dining out look like post-COVID?

The 19 Most Popular Wines You Should Have In Your Stockpile in 2022

These are the 19 wines you should seek out this 2022 because you need something superior in your glass to help you get through the rest of the year.
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Geodesy Wine: How this Winery is Giving Back to Women

Geodesy Wine, founded by longtime industry leader Judy Jordan, is arming the next generation of women agriculture workers with the tools they need.
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This is the Wine You Should Have in Stock During Lockdown

The wine that will get you through the rest of lockdown is Dog Point's Sauvignon Blanc, an energizing wine that sums up spring and a new beginning.
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The Best Sparkling Wines, According to Sommeliers

Sparkling wine is a vast category of varying styles and options. Here are the best of the bunch, according to sommeliers.
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11 Alcoholic Drinks to Try To Get Through March Madness

March Madness is back and the electrifying college basketball tournament is worth toasting to. Here are 11 drinks to greet the games.
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Would You Pay $350 for a ‘Cocktail Pod’ Machine that Dispenses Mixed Drinks?

The Keurig-style pod may be the future of the stay-at-home bar, where imbibers can whip something up with a bush of a button.
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Everything You Need to Know About Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Marvel's latest show, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, debuts this week. Here's everything you need to know.
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At 25, He Rescued an NYC Deli So He Could Share Lebanese Food With the World

The story of Edy' Grocer is an inspiring one, especially during life in a decidedly fractured America.
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5 March Madness Snacks That Are a Slam Dunk

These March Madness snacks are as satisfying as your favorite team's deep run into the NCAA basketball tournament.
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March Madness 2021: Our Predictions

Here's the latest scoop on March Madness 2021, the weeks-long tournament that will soon crown a national collegiate basketball champion.
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The Best Fish to Eat: 10 Healthiest Options

There are literally seven vast seas' worth of great fish out there for eating but these are the 10 healthiest.
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The Ultimate Guide To Lebanese Cuisine, a Rich and Distinct Food Culture

Something like the Italy of the Arab world, Lebanon and its cuisine enjoy seasonality, multiple courses, and a rich history.