“Connected” Glasses and Bottles Will Track Your Alcohol Consumption

Long lines at the bar, iffy brand loyalty, and out-of-touch leadership are among the woes of the liquor business—and issues that brands are looking to solve for their consumers. With “connected” cocktail glasses and liquor bottles, brands will be able to track consenting party’s habits, preferences, take their orders, and provide them with real-time discounts and recipes. The question is: it unnecessary intrusion or considerate …

El Tesoro Tequila’s Farm and Distillery, Arandas

Exploring the Jalisco region's agave treasures with Master Distiller Carlos Camarena

“Historically, these plants can provide people with shelter, food, spirits, of course— tools with their needles to sow. Everything!” Carlos Camarena tells us, standing on the red clay earth amid a field of agaves. He goes on to explain how the succulent’s dried leaves are still used in the region for roofing and building walls, its quioxotes (long pistols) for fences, and fibers used for …

KEEGO’s Squeezable Metal Bottle

Quickly, many athletes need to take a sip of water using only one hand. Squeezable, ergonomic bottles are the only type of vessel to deliver in that scenario and, up until now, they’ve all been types of plastic. Thanks to KEEGO, who have pioneered a specific type of elastic titanium, the world’s first squeezable metal bottle now exists. This should come as a relief to …

CH Omakase 2017: ANNA Heritage Cocktail Picks

Meticulously made with blue sodalite stone, this accessory will elevate your home bar game

From bookends to table lamps, vases and coffee tables, ANNA‘s products are inspired by unexpected and beautiful materials. Whether semi-precious stones or Italian alabaster, the NYC-based studio crafts homeware that is anything but pedestrian—rather each piece is striking, yet remains functional. Working with artisans in Brazil and Italy, the ANNA team collaborates intimately and the results are meticulously made, sophisticated and eye-catching. In an edition …

CH Omakase 2017: Port of Mokha Coffee Beans and Dandelion Collaboration

High-quality products with a rich history in a tasty sampler set that will feed more than your mouth

Port of Mokha makes some of the most extraordinary coffee we’ve tasted—grown in Yemen, and roasted in Oakland. Beginning in the 16th century, for some 150 years, Yemen was the exclusive coffee supplier to the rest of the world. This incredibly rich heritage was given new life in 2013 when Yemeni-American Mokhtar Alkhanshali tasted the first coffee he ever enjoyed and became obsessed—from studies to …