Cool Hunting Video Presents: U-Mini Burger

Re-imagining fast food with quality ingredients and outstanding flavor in our video on LA's king of burgers

The second of our videos to premiere at this year’s 99u will definitely get you in the mood for lunch. We spoke to the founder of the famous Umami Burger in Los Angeles about his newest experimental venture, the U-Mini Burger. U-Mini takes all the basic, delicious elements of the typical Umami burger and translates those flavors into a fast food environment. Those used to …

The Salty Bird Cocktail

Welcome summer with pineapple, Campari and black strap rum

We recently joined Theo Lieberman of NYC’s Milk & Honey to try out his latest creation; a fruity and bitter cocktail ideal for tropical living. Crafted in tandem with Lauren Schell of Little Branch, the drink is a variation of the Jungle Bird—specifically, a 1978 recipe from the Hilton Hotel’s Aviary Bar in Kuala Lampur—which balances out sweet pineapple juice with the bitterness of Campari …

Word of Mouth: Georgetown

Lobster rolls, boutique hotels and hidden architectural gems on DC's quiet side

by Michael Kucmeroski Although all of Washington, DC has much to offer in terms of sightseeing and history, there is something enticing about staying in Georgetown. The area around the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C and O, to the locals) is charming, much less touristy than central DC and is buzzing with new restaurants, shops and cafés. Founded in 1751, Georgetown is famous for residents …