Celebrate Repeal Day with a Beard House Cocktail Party!

 

Prohibition’s greatest lesson may be that you can’t keep Americans from their cocktails. These days cocktails are more popular than ever, from extensive spirit programs popping up in restaurants and bars across the country, to the rise of the bartender as cult figure, to our own addition of the Bar Program category to the James Beard Awards two years ago.

 

In honor of this era of libation infatuation and to commemorate Repeal Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of Prohibition, on December 5​, we’re celebrating the best way we know how: with a cocktail party! Join us at the Beard House this Friday night to sample treats and tipples from some of the best and brightest bartenders and chefs working in New York City. This impressive lineup of mixologists, including JBF Award–winning PDT’s Jim Meehan and Jeff Bell, will curate an extensive drinks menu that... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 11

 

A Connectticut town removes its final remnants of Prohibition. [NYT]

 

Up your brining expertise in time for Thanksgiving. [Epicurious

 

Would you drink Doritos-flavored soda? [Eater

 

Le Laboratoire: bringing edible packaging to a store near you. [NPR

 

Check out this season's hottest new restaurants from around the country. [... Read more >

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