Drink

Jamie Kutch Is On A California Winemaking Mission

Low-alcohol reds from California? It can be done.
Mar 5, 2015 3:00 pm

A decade ago, Jamie Kutch made the sort of life-changing decision that many think about but few dare try. He quit a lucrative job on Wall Street and moved west to pursue his dream of making wines. Now, Kutch Wines makes some of the most sought-after Pinot Noir on the market, and the man behind them has become one of the more intriguing characters in the New California wine scene.

The Dead Rabbit Might Have Perfected The Irish Coffee. Here Is How To Make It.

Hint: Use good whiskey and skip the Reddi-wip
Mar 5, 2015 2:00 pm

New York's acclaimed Dead Rabbit has quickly developed a reputation for its excellent Irish coffee. With good reason. Proprietors Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry worked on the recipe hundreds of times before ever serving it to customers. Cocktail writer Naren Young gets into the specifics of how they make it great.

It's Coconut Water. And Coffee. Mixed Together In One Bottle. Brace.

Harmless Harvest energizes and hydrates at once
Mar 5, 2015 11:00 am

Gone are the days when people added just a teaspoon of sugar or a drop of milk to their coffee. Case in point: Bulletproof Coffee, a current craze that consists of mixing a cup o’ joe with unsalted butter made from grass-fed cows and coconut oil. And while we’re on the topic of crazes, how many different brands of coconut water did you see on your latest trip to the grocery store? Yes, it was only a matter of time before coffee and coconut water were mixed together in one bottle. And it tastes good. Really good.

The Crappy Return Of The Misguided Mindset

Please stop it with the drink-shaming
Mar 4, 2015 1:00 pm

Last week cocktail historian David Wondrich posted an article about reviving what he would have you believe are “crappy” drinks. Long Island iced teas. Kamikazes. Mudslides. One Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Food Republic's cocktail columnist and L.I.T. preservationist of sorts, took notice and wrote about it here.  

Deciphering Craft Beer Terminology: Farmhouse vs. Farm Brewing

Spoiler: Not all farmhouse breweries are on farms
Mar 3, 2015 3:00 pm

Farmhouse breweries aren't always located on farms, but farm breweries can (and do) produce farmhouse-style beers. Confused? We were, too. Here's a guide to sorting out all the shades of farm when it comes to craft brewing. 

Maryland Is Fast Becoming A Place To Watch For Beer And Spirits

A look at the state's many breweries, distilleries
Mar 2, 2015 3:00 pm

Despite once being the site of National Brewery, Gunther Brewing, and later, Carling, Baltimore was never really a hotbed of suds production. That all changed with the birth of the craft-beer industry. Charm City — the whole state of Maryland, actually — is now loaded with notable small and not-so-small breweries, as well as a batch of new distilleries. Take a look.

Greek Wine 101: A Guide To Varieties, Pairings And Exciting Regions

Wines from Greece have never been hotter
Feb 26, 2015 2:00 pm

When you look at a Greek wine list, it can seem intimidating. And while Greek wine is still relatively unknown, there has recently been a change in how Americans are starting to receive it. Kamal Kouiri, wine director and general manager of New York City's famed Molyvos, breaks down the country's strong wine history and provides tips on varieties, pairings and ordering successfully.

16 Important Names To Know In Natural Wine (Plus An Entire Country)

Looking to try natural wines? Print this list.
Feb 25, 2015 12:00 pm

One of the things we've noticed when ordering natural wines at some of the high-profile natural wine–focused spots is that the sommeliers tend to reference specific producers when recommending new wines. We asked Food Republic wine writer Chad Walsh to break down some important people to know. Here's a good start to increasing your natural wine knowledge.

Follow Food Republic

Folks in the UK will do crazy things for a pint
Vietnamese noodle soup, it’s what’s for breakfast
Chefs seek commitment, not a one-night stand
Learn the different kinds of smoked salmon
Become an avocado expert with this handy guide
ADVERTISEMENT
About Us | Advertise With Us | Contact Us | RSS | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
© 2013 Food Republic. All rights reserved.