If your alco-political taste buds are all a-tantalized, here’s a pair of written works for your reading: one about the 17th century and one for the modern world.
The Chap’s Gustav Temple delivered his advice on gentlemanly style and attire back in February as part of the Hendrick’s Lecture Series. And now it’s available online as an mp3.
There we were, mildly titilated by the promise of Indian syrup-slathered ice cones as part of the Festival of Britain. And then, paf! Takeaway Tequila Snow Cones, baby!
This Eukranian brandy caught our eye recently – both for for the bottle’s old-school elegance and its conscious consideration of the requirements of the modern (drunken) homme du monde.
Jeremy Hackett just posted this pithy piece about the wonders of a sharply tailored blue suit and the pitfalls of buying cheap fodder.Most worthy a quick read.
What’s not to love about Work Beer? Especially on a Monday morning?
First legendary mustachioed pornstars … and now murderous Eurasian’s are getting their own liquor.
An East London pop-up teahouse might not be that novel in and of itself. But the ghostly new Urban Fog in Dalston offers something rather unique indeed.
If the ubiquity of Gaz Regan’s 2003 Joy of Mixology is anything to go by, then his new Annual Manual for Bartenders is the latest must-have book to adorn bar libraries the world over.
Everyone’s favourite bar magazine finally moves digital with the new Class Weekly. And to get things rolling, they’ve included a fascinating chat between two old kings of the Savoy’s American Bar.
The porn icon now has a rum. Need we say more?
The relationship between drinks brands and social media is a complex and changing one. As this insightful essay from The Gin Blog explores.
There are many things the contemporary gent doesn’t do enough. But none is sadder – so rendered by both its proportions and simplicity – than the humble hanky.
The chaps at Mr Porter’s Journal recently posted a charming guide to packing. Now all a lad needs is a sporting piece of rare, original Gaston-Louis from 1901 and we’re ready to roll.
Just to prove that we’re not the only folks utterly obsessed by boilermakers, here’s an inspired article by Jacob Brier on the aforementioned (and most heavenly) duet.
Will Beckett of Hawksmoor and Russell Norman of Spuntino: two icons of the food scene, head to head. The weapons of choice? The inked bodies of their staff.
Hidden within the CNBC archives (don’t ask), we just stumbled upon this frankly awesome collection of vintage Bud-ernalia. Enjoy.
New York has a long history of lending its name to cocktails. And now to cap it all off, Brooklyn is getting a vodka of its own. All of this while SF is getting up in cocktail arms.
Sigh. You know there’s something awry in the world when people can’t take a joke… Especially when they drink for a living. You all got the Vodkafest gag, right?
We’re generally against flogging cocktail recipes, but this brief, delicious-looking video from Jamie Bodreau deserves a little attention.
For those who want to step into the world of vintage cocktails without the hard work, The Handmade Cocktail Company’s pre-bottled aged classics might be the answer.
Does music affect the way you taste? Does volume change your perception of flavour? New research defines the relationship between music and our enjoyment of food.
Tony Conigliaro (of 69 Colebrooke Row and the new ZTH cocktail bar) talks bespoke bitters and cocktail dioramas, storytelling, the thirst for knowledge and freezing time itself.
Great food. Seminal authors. Beautiful design. An army of books. What’s not to love?
Those wise bods over at KCL and Imperial have just published some intriguing research pinning down the gene linked to how we regulate our booze intake.
The new Journal de Nîmes is so perfectly up our street that it’s almost embarrassing.
Bare minutes after we finished interviewing Tony C for our inaugural Chaser article, the marvellous Todd Selby put this little beauty online.