Slideshow: 10 Most Popular Posts in Alcohol-Free Drinks: Soda, Juice, Milk(shakes), and Smoothies

10. Taste Test: Local New York Milk
10. Taste Test: Local New York Milk
We tasted 6 local brands of milk in this blind taste test, along with one nationally-available brand, looking for the richest, sweetest, and creamiest. Read the full post »
9. The Dubious History (And Great Flavor) of Vernors Ginger Ale
9. The Dubious History (And Great Flavor) of Vernors Ginger Ale
Kenji looks into the backstory of this delicious soda—is it aged in barrels the way it once was? Is today's version a sad shadow of what the original soda once was? Read the full post »
8. Ten Smoothies We Love in Los Angeles
8. Ten Smoothies We Love in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a good smoothie town, with a remarkable range of options, from fancy hotel brunch blends to Oaxacan licuados. Check out 10 of our favorites »
6. Our 8 Favorite Milkshakes in the Bay Area
6. Our 8 Favorite Milkshakes in the Bay Area
Is it a drink? Is it a dessert? Who cares? We love milkshakes in all forms, but these 8 superlative shakes stood out when we scoured the Bay Area. Read the full post »
5. Serious Eats Goes on a Juice Cleanse
5. Serious Eats Goes on a Juice Cleanse
We'd heard a lot about people liking the Blueprint Juice Cleanse, and it's pretty rare that we get a chance to take a break from heavy restaurant meals, coffee, and alcohol. So we gave it a try. Would we be hungry? Would we come to love the green juice? Would it help us press a reset button and start focusing on healthier foods? Read the full post »
4. Ten Smoothies We Love in NYC
4. Ten Smoothies We Love in NYC
New York's best smoothies include an almond butter concoction with dates, a tamarind smoothie with apples, a tangy raspberry refresher, a walnut-milk based drink with bananas, and more. Read the full post »
2. The Food Lab, Drinks Edition: Is Mexican Coke Better?
2. The Food Lab, Drinks Edition: Is Mexican Coke Better?
It comes in a bottle. It's made with real sugar. how could Mexican coke not be better than regular? Well, sometimes your brain gets the best of you, and so The Food Lab set up a series of blind taste tests to make sure we're not all being hoodwinked. Read the full post »
1. We Try All 127 Flavors from the Coke Freestyle Machine
1. We Try All 127 Flavors from the Coke Freestyle Machine
Our Soda columnists faced a serious caffeine overdose along their epic journey to try every single flavor in the new Coke Freestyle machines. They lived to tell the tale (and to tell us which flavors are best.) Read the full post »