We did pretty well for ourselves in the drinking category this month, including sips of cocktails in New Orleans, root beer floats in San Francisco, and fresh pomegranate juice in Israel. Tell us: what was the best thing you drank in July? Try any new beers, juices, or cocktails? Make an awesome smoothie or milkshake?
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During the month of June, we found ourselves enjoying new-to-us spirits (and old favorites), excellent small batch beers (and very, very small-batch beers) as well as a few unusual cocktails around the country. Here are the highlights of our early summer drinking.
We'll admit it: sometimes we need a little help getting the day started, and a few of us have an afternoon-slump issue. But there are as many ways to drink caffeine as there are Serious Eats staffers, and each of us goes about our cuppa a little differently. Here are our brewing methods, our coffee shop splurges, and our favorite ways to drink caffeine.
As the weather gets warmer, it seems that we've been looking for more refreshing drinks—cocktails with soda and citrus, crisp beers, anything to beat the heat. As we look back on the month of May, a few special sips really stood out.
What would the dream happy hour at Serious Eats HQ look like? Well, there'd be lots to nibble, of course, starting with bacon-and-tomato guacamole maybe some of Kenji's extra-flaky scallion pancakes. Plus, we'd have a bartender whipping up some of our favorite cocktails. Here are a few of the boozy beverages we've enjoyed lately, from serious spirit-forward stuff to a light and frothy piña colada