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Buckhead hosting dinner featuring local beers and foods March 18.

Kudos to Tisha Michelle Gainey for the hard work she and the brew-focused crews at Buckhead Mountain Grill (Bardstown Road and Jeffersonville, Ind.) and Rocky’s Sub Pub put into elevating the status and availability...

Easy Entertaining — A Lobster Feast (party planning & recipes)

Ask anyone who has seen Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” knows, cooking whole live lobsters can be intimidating. But we’ve taken the fear out of the process by providing easy steps to properly cook lobsters,...

Cheers for Beers!

Fall’s City microbrewing operation opening in March. We abandon the Maker’s Mark saga this morning to celebrate the late March opening of the Fall’s City taproom at 545 E. Barret Ave. In just a few years,...

Do we care?

Maker’s Mark lowers proof to extend supply. Maker’s Mark, one of Kentucky’s best-known bourbons, has announced it’s lowering the proof of its flagship brand from 90 to 84 (from 45 percent alcohol to 42 percent).  That...

6 Wines Under $12

It’s not easy choosing wines for holiday events because seemingly every menu is completely different—both at home and away. As guests at others’ dinner tables, we’re on the hot seat to make a choice that...

Coffee & Spirits

As summer approaches and with it the heat and humidity starts climbing, everyone looks for ways to stay cool and still enjoy the increased entertainment and festivities that warmer temperatures bring. Cocktails have become more...

Tough Love For Lager

It was the summer of 1985, and my very first time in Germany, with exact whereabouts in the Alpine foothills of Bavaria lost to posterity, but the specific scene is still quite clear: A small...

6 White Wines Under $12

Vintage when used to refer to the quality of a particular year is always a source of debate and, ultimately, subjectivity. Often, too much is said about vintage, especially when it comes to value white...

Attention bartenders:

Start pushing bourbon, trust us… A recent study by Restaurant Sciences is getting the attention of bartenders, pointing to wine and beer drinkers typically leaving smaller tips than those drinking bourbon. Follow the link to read...

Barrel-aging cocktails at home requires a vessel, patience and good spirits

A new trend in bars is barrel-aged cocktails. Bartenders mix all the shelf-stable ingredients into a big batch, pour it into a barrel and age a few days to a few months. The result is...