There’s a reason some drinks give you worse hangovers than others

You’re not imagining it: Some mornings after parties are worse than others—even if you drink the same amount. Hangovers, or veisalgia, as scientists refer to it, are our body’s way of telling us that we’ve overindulged on alcohol. Scientists aren’t sure exactly why we get them, but they have a few ideas: “Addiction specialists have […]

What Do People Order at Cocktail Bars?

The cocktail is arguably the greatest of America’s early cultural inventions.  The martini, cosmopolitan and, long island iced tea are not just nice ways to get a buzz—they represent the beginning of an American aesthetic. The cocktail historian David Wondrich writes “that [a] facility with mixing drink was the first legitimate culinary art, and the […]