Casinos and roulette have become a source of entertainment for millions of players and part of popular culture.
As much as we love the food, decorations and fashion of New Year’s and Christmas get-togethers, let’s be honest, what we’re really in for is the booze. Whether it’s a fancy martini, a warm spiked drink or a good ol’-fashioned cocktail, the holidays aren’t the holidays if there aren’t some delicious sips being served.
The online gaming industry has seen a surge in themed slot games, with drink-themed slots becoming increasingly popular among players. These slots, often characterized by vibrant graphics and engaging gameplay, transport players to virtual bars, allowing them to win big while enjoying their favorite beverages.
Scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s has unveiled its latest offering: Ballantine’s 7 American Barrel. The new whisky is a combination of single malt and single grain whiskies that have been matured in oak casks for at least seven years, then finished in charred American barrels from Kentucky.
The Moscow mule has been around since World War II but has no connection to the seminal war that enveloped much of the world. Instead, it appears its existence is due to the distinctive copper mug in which it traditionally is served. It is an ironic case of a mug looking for a beverage to give its purpose, which eventually gave rise to the original Moscow mule recipe. It would be reasonable to conclude the drink originated in or near Russia’s capital city, but it is not. Let’s take a closer look at how the popular cocktail came about.
Campari, Italy’s iconic red apéritif, and Imbibe Magazine come together for Negroni Week once again to support Slow Food’s mission to foster a more equitable and sustainable world of food and beverage through a series of local events at bars, restaurants and retailers around the world. With the unbreakable bond between bartenders and the world of mixology, the global charity initiative puts the power of fundraising in the hands of the industry, growing over the past decade to attract thousands of partners in over 80 markets, and raising over R75 million for global causes.
Lights dimmed, people buzzing, and old-school music floating like a chiffon scarf in the air. You stride up to the bar and catch the bartender’s eye. “One Bees Knees, please,” you say. The bartender, with a quirk in their eyebrows, nods and begins to mix the drink. Enter the world of old cocktails—the Gin Rickey, the Blue Blazer, and let’s not forget–the Bees Knees.
In the heart of culinary arts, where flavor meets innovation, Chef George Duran shines like a beacon. His creations, rooted in tradition yet infused with modern twists, have garnered him a spot in the Hall of Fame among food lovers. His latest masterpiece? A timeless Watermelon Cocktail, and like every Duran delicacy, there’s a tale to tell.