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Where To Find the Cocktails at 3rd Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival Grant Achatz by Caroline on Crack

The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival has always been more about the wine than cocktails. It’s in its name after all. But with cocktails now moving up in the esteem of foodies, restaurants and chefs, the annual festival has made sure to incorporate delicious drinks and bartenders more into its festivities. Yayy! And if…

10 Things I Learned at the Absolut Sensory Experience

OK, I admit it. I was one of the many folks out there carrying the flag for the anti-vodka movement. What can I say? I always viewed the clear spirit as something flavorless and sort of a cheater ingredient for bartenders who don’t want to bother creating a cocktail that will actually complement the taste…

Absolut Sensory Experience: 9 Courses With Alinea's Grant Achatz

One friend asked if I could sneak him in my handbag and another begged me to pretty please wrap up an entree to go for her. These reactions told me that I was so very lucky to take part in the eight-hour Absolut Sensory Experience seminar and dinner last Friday. What was the big deal…