Drinks

Why marijuana beverages are going mainstream

Potent edibles already make up about half of the recreational cannabis market in states like Washington and Oregon, but many investors and cannabis fans are convinced that this number will only continue to grow as a new trend takes hold: drinking your weed. Last September, analysts at Canaccord...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:49am

Where to go in Philly to celebrate National Repeal Day

Ninety-seven years ago, the United State of America was completely dry, or tried to be - the "great experiment" of keeping the country alcohol-free was never easy. Then on Dec. 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed and all bartenders, cocktail drinkers and liquor lovers rejoiced. The country...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 1:18pm

Enjoy some of the best beers in the country with the NYC Craft Beer Festival

The NYC Craft Beer festival will returning for its 20th year of delicious craft beer tastings from some of the best and most exciting breweries in the country. This year’s two-day event will happen at the all purpose Manhattan events space the Metropolitan West kicking things off on Friday...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:22pm

Get your game on at Boston's new arcade bar Versus

The Downtown Boston bar scene has a new addition that's perfect for every type of gamer. Versus, a new arcade bar by Big Night Entertainment Group, is now open at the former home of the old Gem Restaurant and Lounge on Province Street. The nightclub has been transformed into a "retro...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:40am

How to make a 'Proper' Old Fashioned with the new Conor McGregor whiskey

In honor of the Irish superstar's return to the Octagon at UFC 229 this weekend, we’ve come up with a special cocktail recipe using the new Conor McGregor whiskey, Proper No. Twelve. The fighter’s first venture into the Irish whiskey game is already generating a ton of buzz, and...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 11:42am

A 'Better' Boston hotel bar is set to open this week

A new addition to the Boston hotel bar scene is set to open its doors this week. Setting up shop on the second floor of the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel in Downtown Crossing, the Better Sorts Social Club hopes to break the mold when it comes to hotel watering holes. The cocktail lounge, which will...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:48pm

For National Coffee Day, Drinkfinity goes Americano

There’s good news for those getting their cuppas ready to take a big gulp of National Coffee Day on Saturday: Caffeinated drinks like that cup (or seven) of joe do count toward your daily fluid requirement. And while you might take that as carte blanche to guzzle the biggest pot you can...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:44pm

Where to buy Yakult, the drinkable yogurt 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' fans are obsessed with

The new Netflix movie, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, has fans swooning over rom-coms, Noah Centineo and Yakult. In case you don’t recognize the name, that’s the drinkable yogurt Lara Jean and her family always pack in school lunches. It’s also the snack that Centineo...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:30am

Drink like Jon Snow with this Game of Thrones beer by Ommegang

Ommegang and HBO will honor the King of the North with a new beer this fall. As part of a special collaboration between the network and the New York brewery, a collection of Game of Thrones inspired brews have been hitting shelves over the past few months. The latest release is a tribute to the...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:41pm

Enjoy experimental beers and Mexican-style lobster rolls at Stony Creek

East coast beer lovers are pretty spoiled, especially in New England, as there's no shortage of great breweries and beer gardens to check out. However, Stony Creek Brewery is taking things up a notch with its new brewpub at Foxwoods. Stony Creek recently unveiled its two-floor, 7,100-...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:22am

Cocktails from Philly bars and restaurants you have to try this summer

When it comes to summer cocktails, there is a line of reasoning that says to keep things light, clear, airy and fresh. Well, it’s hot out there, and some of us need a stiff, complex, chilled – but not freezing – cold drink (this ain’t dessert, kids) to cut through the...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:08pm

National Tequila Day 2018: Here's where you can get cheap Margaritas

Today, July 24, marks a day of celebration. Not only is it Amelia Earhart Day and National Self-Care Day, but it’s also National Tequila Day 2018. (It’s apparently National Drive-Thru Day too, and we can’t keep track of it all.) In honor of National Tequila Day 2018, we...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:10pm

Vita Coco brings effervescent, Instagrammable pop-up to SoHo

We New Yorkers love our sparkling water as much as we love highly Instagrammable moments, and thanks to the Pop Shop by Vita Coco, we’ll get to mix the two this weekend in SoHo. The coconut water brand is bringing its brand-new Vita Coco Sparkling collection to life in the most effervescent...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:27pm

Vita Coco launched a sparkling water, and even coconut water haters will love it

Let me put this out there from the get-go: I hate coconut water. I don’t want to. It’s not like I haven’t given it a chance. There’s just something about the aftertaste that keeps me from going back for me. I am, however, an avid drinker of sparkling water in all forms. That...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:29am

3 ways to celebrate rosé season around the NYC

Tis the season for warm-weather travel, lush botanicals, radiant bloom and summer’s favorite pink-pick-me-up—rosé. Here are a few of the best places around the city to sip pink all summer long. New York City Summertime in the city starts now! The Lowell is making “Rosé Thursdays...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 5:56pm

5 can't miss events at the 5th annual Thirst Boston cocktail festival

Sip on tasty cocktails all weekend long when Thirst Boston returns April 27-29. Now in its fifth year, the annual festival is an all-encompassing celebration of New England's cocktail culture, featuring drink seminars, celebrity guests and plenty of partying. This year's event will include...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:15am

The Greenway is getting a Downeast Cider bar

Get ready to sip on cider all summer long. Downeast Cider announced this week that it's bringing an outdoor, pop-up bar to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. According to a press release, the new "drikery" will debut at Dewey Square across from South Station beginning in late May. Dubbed...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:41pm

Vivino wants to make you a smarter wine drinker

Like a great many people, Heini Zachariassen was intimidated by wine. “I’d walk into a supermarket and see this wall of wine and have no idea what I’d want to buy,” he told Metro. “I couldn’t understand why there wasn’t a rating system.” So in 2010...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:03am

PSA: Chris Hunter, co-founder of Four Loko, now sells protein drinks

Four Loko — the caffeinated “alcopop” with as much alcohol content as four drinks — was the talk of college campuses and state legislature floors back in its 2009-2011 heyday. Often called a “blackout in a can,” Four Loko was eventually banned nationwide after a...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 4:50pm

3 tasty tiki cocktail recipes from UNI's beverage director

Take a trip to the tropics this spring with these tasty tiki cocktail recipes by Vikram Hegde, the new beverage director for Ken Oringer's Boston hotspots UNI, Toro, Coppa and Little Donkey. UNI is launching a new tiki menu featuring a variety of delicious single portion and large-format drinks...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:09am