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Video: A Closer Look At Brooklyn's Pioneering Industry City Distillery

This is how beet sugar vodka is made
Dec 18, 2013 5:00 pm

We’re always on the lookout for creative video series here at Food Republic, and this profile piece of Dave Kyrejko from Brooklyn’s Industry City Distillery recently caught our eye. Watching the hard work that goes into each product makes their terrific beet sugar vodka just that much more special.

Gary 'Gaz' Regan Knows More About The Culture Of Drink Than Basically Anybody

He's written 10 books, including 4 favorites here
May 30, 2013 3:02 pm

I would like to use this week to introduce you to a spirits industry legend that virtually every bartender in the world worth his or her (margarita) salt should know. This time, however, the man in question is not a bartender or a distiller. The man I would like to introduce you to in this week’s column is Gary Regan, or as he is more commonly known, "Gaz." Read on.

Rock Legend Ed King Now Spends His Free Time Searching For Epic Meals

"Sweet Home Alabama" writer is all about the Yelp
May 14, 2013 9:01 am

You may not immediately recognize Ed King's name, but you've almost certainly heard his voice. That's him counting off “1,2,3...” at the beginning of Lynyrd Skynyrd's “Sweet Home Alabama." Since retiring from active touring, King has developed into quite the opinionated foodie traveling in a wide radius from his home in Nashville, TN in search of great meals. Read on.

An Ode To Dale DeGroff, King Cocktail

A look at and appreciation of a cocktail legend
Apr 24, 2013 4:01 pm

If you are a fan of cocktails and bartending you should be familiar with the name Dale DeGroff, known throughout the cocktail world as “King Cocktail.” He is one of the saviors of the crafted cocktail as we know it today and is considered a legend for what he has done globally for the culture. Read on to find out more about his journey and for a classic cocktail recipe.

Tyler Florence Is Really, Really, Really Into Wine

A TV star chef gets deep about wine, fresh flavors
Nov 14, 2012 10:01 am

It's morning in Manhattan, and Tyler Florence is pouring wines in a basement. He's talking about everything from the label design on his Cab Savs to sharing a food network with Guy Fieri to trying to sell organic to Applebee's to feeding kids. We go deep with Tyler, after the jump...

Burgers, Savannah and Hollywood Stories With Superflack Bobby Zarem

The PR guy behind H'wood legends comes down easy
Oct 16, 2012 1:01 pm

Bobby Zarem has had an incredible career. He's a Southern guy who moved to NYC and became an influential publicist and friend to Hollywood's biggest stars. Then he retired and went back home to Savannah, where he works on the Savannah Film Festival. And occasionally, he eats a cheeseburger...

Whataburger Couple Completes 729-Location Tour

And you thought you were a burger fanatic?
Aug 9, 2012 2:31 pm

The world’s biggest burger fans have completed their incredible journey! Karl and Carol Hoepfner, a retired couple from Rockport, TX, have succeeded in their quest to visit each of Whataburger’s 729 locations. What did they win? 

John Gallagher, Jr.: From Broadway To HBO's The Newsroom

Talkin' rye whiskey, Aaron Sorkin and more
Jun 22, 2012 10:01 am

John Gallagher, Jr. will be in one of Hollywood's most enviable places on Sunday night. No, not waiting in line for a hot dog at Pink's. He's a star on Aaron Sorkin's hotly anticipated HBO series, The Newsroom, along with a stellar cast that includes Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston and Alison Pill.

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