“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 …

Cow Tipping Creamery Ice Cream + Monkey Shoulder Scotch Boozy Dessert Drinks

Recipes that partner the family-run soft-serve with the acclaimed blended Speyside whisky

It’s the dead of summer and you still want to sip on a scotch from Speyside, but fear it won’t quench any sun-drenched desire. Austin’s family-run soft serve company Cow Tipping Creamery has developed a celebratory solution in light of International Scotch Whisky Day (today, 27 July). They’ve paired their sweet treats with Monkey Shoulder blended scotch whisky for a series of boozy desserts or …

Seek Food’s Tasty Cricket Baking Flours + Recipes

Acclaimed chefs and bakers offer insight on four new high-protein, sustainable powders

It seems as though the team at Seek Food has touched upon every relevant angle possible to bring curious consumers over to cricket powder—and it’s working. When the health food organization launched with a series of ridiculously tasty granolas and snacks, all products emphasized the importance of flavor in addition to nutritional value. Of course, cricket powder is sustainable, high in protein, contains all necessary …

Three Negroni Week Stand-Out Cocktail Recipes

Mixed drinks drawn from the more than 8,000 bars, restaurants and partners participating

Negroni Week launched with 100 partners in its debut year, 2013. Now, roughly 8,000 bars, restaurants and partner vendors take part—almost 200 of which can be found in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Negroni Week isn’t just a celebration of one historic Italian cocktail. Done in partnership with Imbibe Magazine, and stretching from 4-10 June this year, it’s actually a multi-destination charitable event. Bartenders create their own …

Chocolate-Covered Jellyfish, a Recipe to Reduce Their Soaring Population

A common problem across the Mediterranean, Japan and Sweden, soaring jellyfish populations are wreaking havoc on local businesses and infrastructure—from clogging up pipes at a power plant to making swimming impossible to overwhelming the fishing industry. Among the many ideas to mitigate the problem, a company called GoJelly is proposing several options: “an array of jellyfish-based products, including water filters, fish feed, face cream, fertilizers …