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Real rules for real drinking in real bars

The internet is filled with articles listing rules for drinking in bars. The problem is these articles rarely seem to apply to real drinkers.

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Anthony Bourdain talks about feeling ‘disarmed’ visiting gun-loving Trump backers in West Virginia

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” is beginning its 11th season with a trip to West Virginia. The man who has tried food in some of the most challenging locations around the world is now going into the heart of President Donald TrumpR

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11 of Our Favorite Holiday Beers

Why yes, tidings of comfort and joy can come in bottle form

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La Brasserie Parisienne - Peloton Magazine

France of course is known as the land of wine, cheese and the crusty baguette. But when it comes to beer, the country’s history has been anemic at best. But Jean Barthélemy, founder of La Brasserie Parisienne, is part of a new generation of brewers tha

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America's Growing Taste For Mezcal Is Good For Mexico's Small Producers

Oaxaca is the heart of mezcal country, where the pungent booze is made from the same plant as tequila by traditional distillers. As U.S. drinkers embrace mezcal, investors are flocking south.

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11 Pizza Joints that will change your life - Voyage Chicago | Chicago City Guide

When we work late, there is one thing almost everyone on the editorial team agrees on: it’s time to order pizza. Thankfully Chicago has some of the best pizza in the country (even our NYC colleagues have come around to this…albeit slowly). We’ve sha

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Here are the Best Bottles of Whiskey You Can Buy For $20 or Less

Sometimes, you don't want to shell out too much money for a good bottle of whiskey. Don't worry, we've found the best whiskies under 20 bucks.

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The best rooftop bars in Chicago

Nothing beats drinking at rooftop bars. Chicago residents wait all year for great views with a drink, from hotel bars to elevated lounges or decks.

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The most legendary dive bars in Chicago

Of all the bars in Chicago, we maybe love our dive bars the most. Here, we pay homage to the bars that we think are the most legendary in the city

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San Diego's best waffles

Top 20 iron-pressed treats in honor of National Waffle Day

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These 9 Restaurants Serve The Best Wings In Oregon

Just about everyone can agree that there are few things more appetizing than a plate of juicy, saucy, perfectly-cooked chicken wings. There are certain restaurants that have a particular knack for the art of wings—and

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HOME - BaronsBBQBeat

Desolate, ghostly, barren. These might have been the terms used when discussing good BBQ Restaurants in the San Diego…

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thefullpint.com - Craft Beer News, Reviews and Event Coverage

Bringing craft beer news, reviews and event coverage since 2007. Updated multiple times daily for the beer enthusiast thirsty for up to date beer news.

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10 Best Restaurants in Watts and Compton

Watts and Compton might be best known as the cultural birthplace of gangster rap, but they also reign supreme in another way: delicious, home-style food. A lot of love goes into this cooking. While Roy Choi's Locol may have blown up the Watts scene,

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When life hands you Lemon Grove

Think of San Diego's hippest dining neighborhoods and, chances are, Little Italy, North Park and University Heights come to mind. Very few people will say Lemon Grove—but maybe they should.

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Best burger within a short drive

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San Diego's top 25 fried chicken spots

Little Italy's Crack Shack just the latest to celebrate finger-licking comfort food

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Tiki 101: A Beginner's Guide

An introduction to tiki history, what makes a tiki cocktail, and the essential ingredients you'll need for your home tiki bar.

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Brewer Profile: Meet Bob Kunz of Highland Park Brewing - CA BrewMasters

It’s been said that good things come in small packages. What’s said much less often is that good things come from the small back room right behind the bar. For one that’s not a very catchy saying, and it’s rarely true. It can actually be quite sca

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10 places to go for great fried chicken in L.A.

People feel very strongly about their favorite fried chicken. When you find good fried chicken, you dream about it. You think about it until it's in your hands. And then, in addition to shoving it in your mouth as fast as you can, you may feel the need to

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    6 Tropical Drinks in LA That'll Make You Think You're in Hawaii

    6 Tropical Drinks in LA That'll Make You Think You're in Hawaii, Los Angeles, LA, Locale Magazine, CA, Tiki Drinks, LA Tiki bar, hollywood, Best tiki bar

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    My Next Beer Is 40 Proof and Brewed With Frozen Pizza and Money

    It was my first time in Norway, and I wanted to brew something kind of crazy. So my friend Mike and I decided to throw pizza and money into our next beer—literally.

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    The Worst Things That Have Ever Happened at Dunkin’ Donuts | MUNCHIES

    Last time, we looked at all the lunacy that goes down on Greyhound buses. Today, we're ranking the most epic Dunkin' Donuts clusterfucks, rated from 1 (Relatively Inconvenient) to 10 (Nightmarish Catastrophe). Those doughnuts make 'em go n

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    The 10 Best Post-Surf Burritos of SoCal

    Burritos and surfing go together like eggs and bacon, peanut butter and jelly, Kelly Slater and baldness. Find out some of the best post-surf burrito joints here.

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    5 Beloved Ethnic Foods Invented for Americans

    Many of those beloved “ethnic foods” Americans crave so much—Mexican, Chinese, Italian—were actually invented or popularized in the good old USA. 1. General Tso’s

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    How to: Make DIY Barrel Aged Cocktails At Home (No Barrel Required...)

    The tradition of barrel or cask aging distilled spirits, wine, and beer goes back thousands of years. Letting the liquid mature within wood is what gives them their distinct flavors,...

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      As Bourbon Booms, Demand For Barrels Is Overflowing

      Distillers must age bourbon in new white oak barrels that are charred inside. But the barrel supply is running low, and new, small craft distillers are having trouble getting any barrels at all.

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        Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select | Uncrate

        In case you didn't know, Frank Sinatra was known to drink Jack Daniel's. A lot of Jack Daniel's. Now Jack is returning the favor by...

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          LA's 11 best under-the-radar burgers

          Ever notice how all of those