Gift Guide: Alternative Cocktail Ingredients

No-ABV components that offer a good time

Interest in low- and no-ABV drinks is on the rise—and more people are making an effort to accommodate those looking for alternatives. There are plenty of ingredients on the market that abstain from alcohol but provide relaxation, alleviation or a good time. From THC- and CBD-infused components to a bottled euphoric and unexpectedly spicy salt, there’s bound to be a cocktail ingredient (a bubbly base, …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Cannabis Culture

From books to bongs, beauty and beyond, our favorite marijuana-centric products

It’s safe to say that marijuana legalization has had its best year ever. With the relaxation of certain laws and the outright reversal of others, cannabis-related products have advanced in quality to an exceptional degree. But being a cannabis enthusiast is a multi-faceted existence—there’s no denying the political and racial issues folded into the industry’s explosion. There are, of course, so many benefits to the acceptance …

Alto Essentials Makes Infused Products for Everyday Use

Chef and co-founder Jonah Reider hopes to bring micro-dosing, and quality ingredients, to the masses

Think of the garnishes used by an elegant chef—they’re concentrated accent marks: edible flowers, foraged greens and herbs, perfect-circle portions of mystifying morsels. More traditional chefs, novice or professional, give dishes a bit of a humbler finish: a couple dashes of EVOO, a few sprinkles of salt or, if it’s something sweet, a dab of honey. The dishes, if they’re a familiar or familial recipe, …