A lot of good comes from “living local.” Supporting local restaurants. Frequenting local bars. Buying local products. Cooking with local food. Drinking local booze. It’s what keeps the small communities of America running.read more
Spirits / October 12, 2017 / No Comments.
We’re doing it. We’re bringing YOLO back. We don’t care what the haters say.
Judge us all you want. But we have some SOLID reasons that this acronym needs to make a comeback:read more
Recipes and bars, or trends in drinking, if it's interesting, entertaining or too weird to ignore, our two cents about it is here.
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If you want to get to know someone, you have to ask questions. That’s why we, here at DIA, love to get into our readers minds via monthly polls. Not a in a creepy way, more in like “we don’t know you but we know that if we did we would be best friends,” kind of way. We genuinely want to get to know you all better!read more
Not a lot of people know about the perks of living or visiting a village. But not to worry, Drinking in America has broken it down to the best nine things about villages.read more
We were in London last week and caught up with the talented cocktail maker Brian Silva at the Balthazar. Which reminded us that we need to share our favorite recipes from his book, Brian Silva: Mixing in the Right Circles at Balthazar with you.read more
We’re living during a time where the phrase, “Do it yourself,” is quite literally becoming a live-by motto. And this isn’t a bad thing! More and more, people are embracing making their dreams a reality based solely on their own merit. They’re original, tenacious, go-getters, hard working, and unapologetically confident individuals. It’s time we celebrate those who go the extra mile all year round (even if you might not be one of them).read more
We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and just as importantly employees. But it usually ends up being a hit or a miss. Sometimes a HUGE miss i.e. the Volkswagen emissions scandal of 2015. Can you say, yikes?read more
Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?
1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink- sipping the mundane-ness down regardless.read more
It’s hard to be an alcohol snob when you’re used to getting Franzia’s Sunset Blush Rose box wine on your way home from work every Wednesday night.read more
Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.read more