Creative Ways to Use Flowers in Cocktails


Whether a rose petal floating in a glass of special occasion champagne, a sprig of lavender sitting (somewhat impractically) atop a signature cocktail or a lone violet bobbing prettily in a drink to signal that spring has, in fact, arrived, floral garnishes have the power to take drinks from everyday to event-worthy.

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EVERY COCKTAIL CONFERENCE YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS YEAR


With the resurgence of the cocktail, the bar and spirits industry has grown exponentially, creating a demand for conferences dedicated to those who work in the industry.

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Bartender, There’s a Logo in My Drink


Branding and bars have long gone hand in hand. But the days when cocktail napkins, swizzle sticks, cardboard coasters and matchbooks were the last word in tactile advertising are over.

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6 Ways to Shine on Instagram


High-quality images and clever descriptions promote engagement, which is the point of Instagram. Build a following on the photo-centric social platform by sticking to these basic guidelines.

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America’s 20 Best Chain Restaurants


We often celebrate the fancier end of the dining spectrum, but here, we shuffle down the spectrum a touch to hail the efforts of those big-on-flavor, short-on-frills eateries that are always there, waiting (often by a roadside late at night) to serve up heaping plates of deliciousness and familiarity: America’s best chain restaurants.

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