Booze

It’s time to recognize the legends who helped shape the cocktail capital of the world.

Masters of mixology: The bartenders who modernized Las Vegas

July 14th, 2016

It’s time to recognize the legends who helped shape the cocktail capital of the world.

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    Light, dreamy, nearly ethereal—this cocktail has absolutely earned its celestial name. The cucumber flavor of the sake balances the rich botanicals of the gin and ...

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  • Dining

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  • Southern

    Negroni Week kicks off June 6th, so this year we’re serving up a lesser-known but equally delicious variation of the classic.

  • Southern

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  • Southern

    This cocktail — an Italian mixologist’s take on the classic Old Fashioned — is strong, gently herbal and complete with both bitter and sweet citrus ...

  • Southern

    The traditional Mint Julep has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since the early years of the race. This recipe isn’t the same ...

  • Southern

    This margarita was created nearly 20 years ago by Julio Bermejo, a world-renown tequila expert and owner of Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco.

  • Southern

    In just three ounces, this rich, nectar-like cocktail packs a flavorful punch — smooth and warm from the brandy, with notes of cinnamon and vanilla; ...

  • Southern

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  • Nightlife

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  • Dining

    PT’s Brewing Company’s first batch of brews shows impressive range.

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  • Intersection

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  • Opinion

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  • Opinion

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  • Music

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  • Nightlife

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    It’s a pretty place for pretty people to nibble and sip—a perfect fit for the Cosmopolitan.

  • Dining

    The new beer-centric bar boasts a rotating list of 365 brews.

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