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• “a woman walks into a bar…” with multiple Emmy winner & kickass ‘Cheers’ waitress, Rhea Perlman

“a woman walks into a bar…” with multiple Emmy winner & kickass ‘Cheers’ waitress, Rhea Perlman

It’s been many moons since Rhea Perlman and I have crossed paths so I was delighted when she said she would meet up for a drink. I mean, she practically lived in a bar, right?! Well, it was a tv bar but after eleven years of waitressing as Carla Tortelli in Cheers, you might be […]

• Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Now On iPad

Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Now On iPad

Having a good wine and want to remember it later? A mobile app called Drync has proven handy in helping you do just that, by offering a simple way to “scan” the bottle in front of you in order to identify it, then mark it as a favorite so you can order it again or have […]

• Taste Some of the World’s Finest Rosés at La Nuit En Rosé Gala Event in NYC

Taste Some of the World’s Finest Rosés at La Nuit En Rosé Gala Event in NYC

EVENT PARTNERS INCLUDE ZACHYS, RIEDEL AND WINE BAR VIN SUR VINGTThe sun-kissed coasts and slopes of balmy wine growing regions around the world will lap up against the shores of Manhattan in June when La Nuit En Rosé makes its grand debut in New York City. The brainchild of wine entrepreneur Pierrick Bouquet, La Nuit […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” at Hal’s in Venice one afternoon

“a woman walks into a bar…” at Hal’s in Venice one afternoon

Having just finished up a wine and spirits tasting of Double Gold Winners from the 2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition & the 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, I needed a little extra somethin’…you know how it is, to round off the tasting. So, being in the Marina (del Rey, California), I wandered into […]

• The French Laundry Finally Unveils Its Stellar Spirits Program

The French Laundry Finally Unveils Its Stellar Spirits Program

Included in today’s Inside Scoop print column is the ceremonious unveiling of the French Laundry‘s long-awaited spirits program. It’s something that’s been in the works for a while, and the 4-star Yountville restaurant has been quietly pouring prized liquors since re-emerging from its winter break earlier this year. The idea of the spirits program, explains […]

• Perfectionism in Martha Stewart’s Cocktails app

Perfectionism in Martha Stewart’s Cocktails app

By Rachel Raczka Boston.com Staff Reviewing: Martha Stewart Cocktails Available on: iPad, iPhone Price: $0.99 Should you get it? Absolutely. And then invite me over for drinks. The desire to play hostess kicked in when I hit my early 20s. Sterling silver serving trays, gilded rim cocktail tumblers, impractical but aesthetically adorable paper straws in […]

• Wahoo! Apple’s iPad Charger as Beer Bottle Opener

Wahoo! Apple’s iPad Charger as Beer Bottle Opener

One for the list of amazing things that people discover on the run in to the weekend. It appears that the charger for Apple’s iPad can in fact be used to open a beer bottle. Perhaps one needs to use it gently, perhaps it’s not very sensible but it appears that it can be done: […]

• Where the fuck should I go for drinks? APP!!!

Where the fuck should I go for drinks? APP!!!

Intrepid reporter, D.R. Stewart, tells us how the fuck to get a drink now. If life gives you lemons… blah-fucking-blah. There’s so many theories on what to do, some being make limoncello, some require throwing said lemons at the person who offered you such a banal phrase in your life’s lemon time. Recently, I had […]

• Top 10 Chinese luxury liquor brands announced

Top 10 Chinese luxury liquor brands announced

While French spirits and wines lead the charge, a premium Guatemalan rum brand and a Scottish single malt producer have also been named among the top 10 luxury liquor brands in the world. In an awards ceremony dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the luxury world held in Beijing, the World Luxury Association (WLA) announced the top […]

• Spectrum Wine Auctions Now Has iPad & iPhone Bidding App

Spectrum Wine Auctions Now Has iPad & iPhone Bidding App

Spectrum Wine Auctions, a California-based auction house of fine and rare wine, is bringing the power of mobile bidding into the palms of collectors’ hands with the launch of its new iPad and iPhone bidding app. The app, titled “Spectrum Wine,” launches today and is available to download for free via the iTunes and the […]

Top NYC Cocktail Experts Launch New iPad-Only How-To Book

Top NYC Cocktail Experts Launch New iPad-Only How-To Book

Featuring Jim Meehan and Joseph Schwartz, ‘Speakeasy Cocktails: Learn from the Modern Mixologists’ combines video and interactivity in an instructional book made exclusively for the iPad. Open Air Publishing today announced the launch of its first iPad book, Speakeasy Cocktails: Learn from the Modern Mixologists. This is the first in a line of high-quality, interactive […]

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• “a woman walks into a bar…” at the Peninsula Hotel & the Roger Room

“a woman walks into a bar…” at the Peninsula Hotel & the Roger Room

Beverly Hills, land of the rich, the famous, social climbers and lost souls, occasional murderers and captains of industry. All potential, covert Johns. And where might these Johns be? Well, at the Peninsula Hotel bar, of course, where hookers offer room service with your cocktail, and Hollywood talent agencies are a stone’s throw away so […]

• Left Coast Libations: The Art of West Coast Bartending: 100 Original Cocktails

Left Coast Libations: The Art of West Coast Bartending: 100 Original Cocktails

Left Coast Libations: Nominated for Best Cocktail Book of the Year by Tales of the Cocktail! “This fall has seen the publication of another great book: Left Coast Libations by Ted Munat. Ted’s book ascends to a new plateau of inspired cocktail writing. The book is outstanding, outrageous, irreverent, challenging, and enticing. It’s a must […]

• Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

New iPad App Features Cocktail & Bar Snack Recipes, Interactive Tools, Tips, “How-to” Videos & More. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and Callaway Digital Arts announced today that the Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Designed specifically for iPad, the app provides recipes for refreshing cocktails […]

• Booze Makes Comeback at Silicon Valley Start-Ups

Booze Makes Comeback at Silicon Valley Start-Ups

At Yelp Inc.’s San Francisco headquarters, a keg refrigerator provides a never-ending supply of beer to employees, letting them drink as much as they like. They just have to be comfortable with full disclosure: Workers badge in to an iPad application attached to the keg that records every ounce they drink. “If you’re at the […]