Oola Flavored Vodka

Pepper, citrus and rosemary infusions from a Seattle-based microdistillery

Between 50-year-old whiskey and 19th-century curaçao, vodka has a tendency to fall by the wayside in our hunt for sipping spirits, but a recent encounter wtih Oola‘s flavored vodkas has certainly changed that. Oola, a micro-distillery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, operates under a “grain-to-glass” mantra—a selling point that comes through in the rawness of the spirits, which in the case of vodka …

Best of CH 2012: Booze + Snacks

Futuristic food cells, yerba matte beer and a 50-year-old whiskey in our look back at the year in food and drink

We ate and drank the best of 2012 and plan to do the same in 2013. This is the heyday of the gourmand, with everyone everywhere experimenting with ingredients and looking to explore the final reaches of the food-obsessed revolution. Below you’ll find pairings of our favorite food and drink from the past 12 months. Here’s to a fat and happy New Year. Reyka + …

Grey Goose Punch Series: Miami

A refreshing, spicy cocktail complements the beautiful shores of South Beach

Advertorial content: Bringing together interesting tastemakers in cities across the US for its Grey Goose Punch Series, the vodka brand has created four films offering tips on mixing up both perfect cocktails and an unforgettable party ambience. From chef Jon Shook’s communal menu to go with the West Hollywood Punch in LA to Chicago mixologist Revae Schneider and chef John Wayne Formica’s farm-to-table cuisine complimented …