Five of NYC’s Best End of the Year Cocktails Illustrated

Artist Paul Tuller depicts some of the city's most innovative signature and seasonal mixed drinks

There’s a subtle artistry to cocktail recipe creation, whether a bartender or beverage director intends to reinvigorate a classic or pull off the utterly unexpected. This fine, flavorful line, however, has not hindered attempts at the astounding. In fact, 2021 provided innumerable noteworthy mixed drinks—from the Dewar’s Japanese Smooth Highball at Katana Kitten (this year’s highest ranked bar in the US according to The World’s 50 Best Bars) to …

Zero Proof: 90 Non-Alcoholic Recipes for Mindful Drinking

Written by NYC-based journalist Elva Ramirez, with vibrant photography by Robert Bredvad, Zero Proof: 90 Non-Alcoholic Recipes for Mindful Drinking chronicles imaginative booze-free cocktails from celebrated bars around the world. Tapping into the no-proof movement, Ramirez traveled all over—from Employees Only in NYC to the Little Red Door in Paris, the Broken Shaker in LA and more for her careful inclusions. It’s a useful, sophisticated …

Six Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Mezcal and rum mingle with sherry, whiskey with a touch of chamomile, reposado tequila shaken with raspberry and more

Forever on the quest for intriguing new flavor combinations in cocktails, we’ve parsed through recipes and traipsed between bars to assemble a list of six particularly special mixed drinks. Even in the sweltering summertime conditions, whiskey finds representation here—working with brighter components like citrus and mint. Of course, rum and tequila (stalwarts of summer alcoholic beverages) appear among our selections. But the final inclusion—drawn from …