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A Trace of Manhattan
July 25, 2014, No comments

One step inside will give anyone the slightest rush of eccentricity and edgy attitudes on trend and on a high. The Sycamore, perfectly camouflaged at the corner of Sycamore and […]

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Private selections on the bourbon trail

July 14, 2014, 1 Comment

There’s bourbon, and then there’s privately-selected barrels of bourbon, specially bottled for discerning fans of the only spirit that Congress de ...


The Cocktail Menu: Sidebar Columbus

July 7, 2014, No comments

Take the old world of jazz, give it a hint of New York at the corner of Style and Class, and you’re at Sidebar Columbus. I found myself here on [&he ...


Downtown’s new bourbon bar: Oliver’s

June 26, 2014, No comments

What Manifesto is to scotch, Oliver’s is to bourbon. Hey, if something works, why not try it again? Downtown Columbus’s new bourbon-centri ...

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    The Cocktail Menu: Bodega
    June 24, 2014, No comments

    Recently, Bodega closed down for a step in the right direction. An improved interior and updated food and drinks menu has made this popular Short North spot simpler and the […]

    The Cocktail Menu: Barcelona
    June 4, 2014, No comments

    After a stressful day at work, some go for a much-needed foot massage. Others properly vent to the nearest half-hearted listener. I choose to go to Barcelona. Red hues and […]

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    Watershed doubles distilling capacity
    May 24, 2014, No comments

    Watershed’s old still would probably be intimated by its massive replacement. The Grandview area distillery recently upgraded from a 66-gallon still to a ten-times-larger 660-gallon still. In addition to the […]

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    The Cocktail Menu: Zauber Brewing
    May 6, 2014, 6 Comments

    There are many reasons to know Zauber Brewing: their tasty (and currently incredibly limited) brews, their beer-hall-inspired taproom, the prominently epic “Z” logo that graces their merchandise. Today, I’m here […]