Bars

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The World’s 50 Best Bars, 2017 Edition

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The World’s Best Bars, that annual ranking of… the world’s best bars, is out with its picks for 2017. As usual, London and New York dominated the list, with eight and seven bars, respectively. But this year saw an especially…

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Drinking in Tokyo's Bar High Five

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To say that Bar High Five comes highly recommended is a whopper of an understatement. The Tokyo cocktail den has become a permanent fixture on international best-of lists, and achieved household name-status among bartenders the world over. So on a…

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Derek Brown’s Columbia Room Is Back in DC

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It would be an overstatement to say that Derek Brown birthed DC’s cocktail renaissance. After all, before he burst onto the scene, there were plenty of Washington bartenders–Todd Thrasher and Gina Chersevani notable among them–doing interesting work. But when Brown…

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Cocktailing in Austin at Weather Up

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Weather Up is that rare cocktail bar with multiple locations. So after visiting one of its New York spots, we decided to pay the Texas version a visit. It being about 1,500 miles closer to our house and all. Upon…

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