Korean Ingredients at NYC’s Reception Bar

The zero-proof section of the cocktail menu is a particular reason to visit

From the outside, newcomer Reception Bar looks like yet another drinking hole in NYC‘s Lower East Side—fitted with floating orb lights, shades of peach and timber, plants in the circular windows and curved doorways. But one night exploring the menu proves Reception Bar is a sanctuary for people tired of classic cocktails or even alcohol in general. Owner and self-starter Katie Rue has developed cocktails and non-alcoholic elixirs …

Aesop Mouthwash

Australia's most hygienic export tackles oral malodour with a refreshing botanical blend

For their first foray into oral hygiene, cult skincare label Aesop is starting with a universal concern—bad breath. The Melbourne-based brand tackles this problem with a touch of humor, boldly stating on the packaging for their newly-launched, alcohol-free mouthwash, “To politely protect the olfactory contentment of your loyal loved ones, fellow commuters or neighboring theater-goers, we advise a voluminous swig and gargle of Aesop Mouthwash …