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Four ingredients. One damn fine drink.
For a slighter sweeter version, add agave syrup before shaking. And of course, if you prefer them frozen (though that's not the traditional way to make a margarita), simply add the ingredients to a blender and then blend until smooth.It's Margarita season. ...
 
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Yes, you can have everything you want.
As one legendary drag queen keeps saying, “There’s always time for a cocktail!” We agree, and must add there’s also always time for coffee. If you think about it, both drinks serve the same purpose: They’re both designed to be consumed slowly, they're ...
 
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When you want to drink your dessert, mix yourself up a vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish cream cocktail.
A mudslide can present itself in many different ways. It might be swirled with hot fudge in a milkshake glass, with a dollop of whipped cream on the top. It might be strained into a martini glass rimmed with cookie crumbles and ...
 
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New Orleans did the country a solid when it popularized this fruity rum cocktail.
The Hurricane is one of those cocktails that you don't think you'll ever be into. Then one day, you're at a rum bar, probably near the ocean with a sea breeze wafting in, and the mood hits you hard. You order the ...
 
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These pubs take after-work drinks up a notch.
The local craft beer scene is indeed picking up, with local breweries expanding their boozy lineups to display creativity, complexity, and depth. In response, patrons are quick to flock to craft beer bars dotted around the Metro for their fix of bottled and on-tap brews.According ...
 
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If you can find them and afford them, that is.
A bottle of good Japanese whisky (they spell it without the “e”) is incredibly difficult to get your hands on these days, and stupid expensive if you do. Yamazaki 12 used to cost around 50 bucks, but now you can expect to pay at ...
 
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Whether you like traditional London dry style, new-school botanicals, or something that's just plain weird.
After a cold whiskey winter, gin is flowing once again as bars debut spring menus focused on herb- and fruit-forward cocktails made with clear spirits. Make no mistake, gin is legitimately back in fashion, with distilleries all over the world crafting versions ...
 
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This is the most number of bars we've had on the list so far.
Legazpi Village's The Curator is once again the best bar in the Philippines—that is, according to the annual list published by William Reed Business Media, where it ranked 37th, the highest for any Philippine establishment. The bar, owned by Jericson Co and David Ong, has ...
 
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The Perfect Pint is celebrating its fifth anniversary.
It was in 2014 when Noel, Alec, and Raymond Tempongko set up the trendy gastropub, The Perfect Pint, a staunch favorite among those on the lookout for good craft beer and food pairings after a long day’s work. The brothers sought the ...
 
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Baijiu is big. More than 10 billion liters drank per year big. But your tastebuds probably haven't experienced it—yet.
Have you heard about baijiu? You will soon. Pungent, distinctive, and clear as mineral water, the national drink of China is often cited as the most consumed liquor in the world. Despite whiskey's grip on the globe, and the boom of agave spirits like ...
 
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Absinthe expert Sven Olsen dropped by the clear the air about the notorious drink.
Absinthe is the notorious Swiss spirit supposed to conjure an imaginary green fairy. However, contrary to popular belief, absinthe isn’t dangerous, it isn’t illegal, and it definitely does not give you hallucinations. While it is, for lack of a better word, intoxicating, there's a ...
 
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M Dining’s Gigi Varua shares locally available options that we, peasants, can afford but are also good enough for connoisseurs to drink.
If you know how to look and you know where to go, then you know that even the best cheap wines can taste like tens of thousands of pesos. In the Philippines, that resource for all things wine is Gigi Varua.Varua’s spritely ...
 
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We're at that age when we can't deal with crowds and heat.
Accept it: for many of us, our party days are over. If you were born between the mid '70s to the late '80s, you are most probably too busy dealing with your real world problems to even have time for a decent ...
 
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Firstly because they do more than tea and pearls.
Metro Manila's water supply may be dwindling, but we're not about to go thirsty just yet. The milk tea in the city is flowing fast and seemingly endlessly. With more and more international chains setting up shop we have to ask ourselves: Is ...
 
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They don't make beverages like these vintage soft drinks anymore.
In the 50s, 60s, and 70s, one of the best ways to cool off was to go to your nearest sari-sari store and pick up a five- or 10-centavo bottle of your favorite soft drink. There was Sunta, if you wanted an ...
 
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Wine Club’s Mike Reyes brings in California wines that are lovable, approachable, and great with a steak dinner.
California wines get a bad rap for being “easy to drink.” Blame it on the torturously lovely weather, we suppose. That temperate sunshine paired with the delicately blowing Pacific breeze makes for happy, plump fruit, and its wines, as a result, end ...
 
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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 ...