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Elbert's Upstairs doesn't aim to impress as much as it aims to please, and that alone is impressive.
There is certainly no dearth of bars in BGC, but Elbert Cuenca’s new speakeasy offers something that isn’t common in the midst of The Fort ‘s constant hustle: a calm and stylish lounge that serves honest-to-goodness cocktails. A bonus: They won’t cost ...
 
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A tribute to the peeps who grew up in the '90s
Do you remember headbanging to Pearl Jam, drinking until 4 a.m., waking up five hours later for an exam, and then celebrating with friends after with some Red Horse and sisig? We do—and it was glorious. Back in college and during our early 20s, ...
 
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The latest edition of the annual event gathered whisky lovers and business people alike
Come for the whiskey, stay for new friends and, if you're lucky, new clients.That's what attendees of this year's edition of Whisky Live, the biggest international whisky event in the world, got and more. The Manila leg, held at Shangri-La at the ...
 
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There were no eggs in sight at the La Chinesca x Singleton crossover.
La Chinesca’s Bruce Ricketts and wife Jae Pickrell invited us to an unconventional food and cocktail pairing for Sunday brunch. Let’s just say there was absolutely no egg in sight.“We apologize for keeping you away from your families this Sunday afternoon,” the ...
 
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But there's a catch if you want to try it.
Beer and nuts make an excellent pairing, which is partly why so many bars leave a bowl of nuts out for guests to enjoy. But if you've ever wished to somehow fuse beer and peanuts together, Planters has the perfect new drink for you.The peanut company ...
 
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We may not have autumn, but it sure feels like it.
Fall may not be a season that exists in the Philippines, but you've most likely heard of Starbucks' quintessential autumn drink: Pumpkin Spice Lattés. The Pumpkin Spice Latte or PSL was first launched in selected Starbucks branches in 2003, and within a ...
 
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Save the planet, save the booze.
In case you weren't convinced before, climate change is really going to fuck us over. A new study tracking beer and extreme weather found that—guess what!—rising temperatures around the globe will hurt barley production (along with the livelihoods of millions). Fewer barley ...
 
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*heavy sigh*
Elon Musk just can't escape controversy. The man he called a pedophile is suing him. He smoked weed on air, forever burning this image into our brains. The SEC sued him for fraud because he couldn't resist a 420 joke, which cost him $20 million, his company another ...
 
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The buyer called in his winning bid by phone.
Back in the '80s, an Italian artist named Valerio Adami designed and signed the label on twelve bottles of Macallan 1926. Today, those bottles are worth more than just a pretty penny: $1.1 million dollars, to be exact.The bottle was put up ...
 
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Chef Paul Hancock reveals the secret to a nice smooth cocktail is all in the fat.
So, you’ve finished cooking your bacon and you have a nice amount of grease left in the pan. Do you throw it out? Absolutely not. You freeze it and put it in your whiskey.Okay, it’s a bit more nuanced than that, but when ...
 
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Sabor Bar De Vinos has an extensive collection of 365 varieties, one for each day of the year
At the ground floor of the Novotel Manila Hotel in Araneta Center, there used to be an unused space that was right beside its all-day dining outlet called Food Exchange. For a time, the space was turned into a playground for guests ...
 
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It will soon be available in ABV.
Ventura Spirits produces liquor that personified their Californian roots. And, yes, that includes a gin that smells like a hike up the Chaparral trails.The small batch liquor produced out of Central California is not only unique to the flavors and aromas of ...
 
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The healthiest level of alcohol intake is zero, a new study of 28 million people finds.
A comprehensive new study on harm caused by alcohol came to a jarring conclusion: none is the only healthy amount. No "drinking in moderation," no "enjoying an occasional glass of red wine with dinner." None. This is exactly the kind of news that makes us count ...
 
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These watering holes will do more than quench your thirst with their happy hour offerings.
'Happy Hour' promotions offered by bars and lounges usually extend past a single hour, which fortunately give patrons more time to consume glass after glass of their favorite libation. In case you're in need of unlimited pick-me-ups, here are some of the ...
 
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That's one gnarly brew, dating back to 500 BC.
Archaeologists have found traces of beer in Iraq that are super old, dating back 2,500 years to ancient Mesopotamia and the Babylonian Empire. While texts from those forgotten days speak of fermented drinks, this is the "oldest direct evidence" of beer discovered, Smithsonian reports. ...
 
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With more NAS whiskies coming out, you'll find yourself looking out for this.
The older a whiskey is, the better, we assume—and you won't be wrong. The experts will tell you that age definitely matters in a whisky, because there are just some things that take time. But it's not the only thing that matters, ...
 
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While the drinks are impressive, it’s the food that will surely keep you coming back to Yoi.
Tadeo Chua's love for Japanese cuisine compelled him to open Hamaru in Quezon City, but a bad location caused it to close prematurely. Despite the heartbreak, the ambitious young restaurateur soldiered on, and with his love for Japan stretching to sake, he found himself working in ...
 
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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has been keeping secrets from us.
If you love matcha, then you're probably aware that the Coffee Bean Tea Leaf has a special premium green tea drink off the menu. The coffee chain has been serving matcha macchiato (both iced and hot) and matcha affogato secretly for months now ...
 
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Run Rabbit Run always has a Singaporean bartender behind the stick from their sister bar Bitters and Love.
You know the food and beverage industry is booming when straight-laced, corporate types and successful creatives are opening bars. What used to be “the last refuge for misfits” (Anthony Bourdain’s words, not ours) has become good business when done right and if ...
 
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It uses enzymes to mimic the liver and clear alcohol from the bloodstream quicker.
While human civilization is, by and large, trundling haphazardly toward enlightenment on most fronts, there are some puzzles it feels like we'll never get an answer to. Who shot JFK? Where is Bigfoot? Who's been slipping Harry Maguire the brain and nerve ...
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