Food & Drink

The very best in food and drink, from cocktail recipes to meal prep tips. Never settle for the ordinary, never settle for bland, and put your kitchen to work.

Happy Maple Syrup Day!

While it personally is hard for me to not instantly associate syrup with a vintage Chris Rock bit (see: tossed salad), I never realized just how big the stuff was till I met two guys from Vermont. Growing up my...

Tips For Christmas Cooking

Thanksgiving has just got you warmed up for the holiday cooking. Next month, if you are planning something with friends or family, say a Christmas dinner at home, Thanksgiving cooking was just a wake-up call. I...

Peruvian Cuisine Peaks At Picca

Peruvian cuisine is emerging out of the shadows in more and more cities nationwide, and if this culinary movement’s Beverly Hills flagship Picca is any indication, this is a movement that is long overdue. Peruv...

Bachelor Kitchen Essentials

You’re in your mid to late twenties and starting to see more and more friends married off. All the while you’re alone and contemplating what sad avenue to take for dinner: Subway or microwavable. After all, it’...

Three Cheers For Beer & Beer Recipes!

Beer is the oldest and one of the most unusual beverages created by man. We are told that it originated from Egypt or Mesopotamia, somewhere around 4000 years BC. The Hymn to Ninkasi was a prayer, a hymn sung t...

It’s Better When They’re Perky

First things first, remove your mind from the gutter. What I'm talking about is the brand of Jerky known as Perky. Perky Jerky is advertised as the perfect food for athletes, adventurers, and anyone on the move...

A Signature Cocktail: The Graverobber

Cocktails seem to come and go, and while the classics exist, most modern concoctions do everything in their power to mask the flavor and profile of the core of the drink, the booze.  Well, that's not how we lik...
Masala Chai

The Humble Masala Chai

In the recent decade masala chai has spread from the heart of the Indian subcontinent to the rest of the world. Though thought of as a fancy, 'exotic' and classy beverage in the west, it remains a bare necessit...