What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Creme de cacao cocktails: Rediscovering the Alexander
The Red Lady cocktail, with watermelon, basil, and pisco, smells like summer.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, April 24
At Rockit Ranch’s Bottlefork, a fine chef meets the Dec
Two Brothers bottles a barrel-aged imperial stout that might as well have been custom made for Beer and Metal.
Summer House Santa Monica masters California artifice.
The first beer from this new offshoot of the Lush/Twisted Spoke empire spent more than two years in Stitzel-Weller bourbon barrels.
With Dillman’s, Brendan Sodikoff brings a haute (and fabulous) “deli-style American brasserie” to River North.
Today Goose Island releases an imperial oatmeal stout aged in 18-year Elijah Craig bourbon barrels.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “I Am the Sum,” from Video’s 2011 LP, Leather Leather.
The suburban chain joins Wrigley BBQ and Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed in competing for the year-round crowd.
Weak bourbon, strong bacon, and more
River North barbecue joint Bub City makes a loud, twangy case for itself.
The Three Oaks, Michigan, distillery just launched its first bourbon