Spicy cocktails and summer. Don't ask why or how the equation works, it just does.
Muddled jalapeño in tequila or bourbon, a Sriracha-spiked Bloody Mary. But don't just assume that only the obvious flavor combinations work — the Spicy Basil, for example, pairs Sriracha with Champagne and aromatic... Read more
It’s no doubt a rare occasion when a Starbucks store gets associated with words like "unique" and "one-of-a-kind." Rare, but not outside of the realm of possibility.
In the last couple of months, there has been a string of unique Starbucks stores making headlines. First there was an eco-friendly... Read more
Bringing Mom breakfast in bed is a long-standing Mother's Day tradition for many families.
But with all the planning required for a successful Mother's Day brunch at home — deciding between French toast and pancakes or Eggs Benedict and the perfect omelette, and wondering how to let the kids "help... Read more
We've said it before and we'll say it again: Hangover cures are like hiccup cures, everyone has a theory about what works best. A favorite local dish, something you make at home, hair of the dog, medicine, sleep, some combination thereof — there is no right or wrong answer. Which is why this year,... Read more
Mushroom-flavored soda? Just like Jack in the Box’s new bacon shake, it’s for real, as bizarre as it sounds. Except, of course, this soda is not a fast-food company’s bait for consumer attention, but rather one of the many artisanal drinks on the menu at San Francisco’s new ice cream and soda shop... Read more
What is the best way to celebrate Oscar night? Make like you're in Hollywood and throw a glitzy and glamorous viewing party? Whip up some dishes and drinks inspired by the nominees?
Here's another suggestion: Get together with your favorite fellow movie geeks and play an Oscars-themed drinking game... Read more
Who doesn't perk up when they hear news that suggests a favorite vice may actually have a few virtues? People should — literally — if new research about the health benefits of drinking coffee is to be believed.
Click here to see the The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee (Slideshow)
A recent study... Read more
Between the flurry of holiday parties and family gatherings that fill the social calendar this time of year, chances are that by the time New Year's Eve rolls around, you're starting to experience a little sparkling wine exhaustion.
Not that anyone here would say no to another night of simple,... Read more