Our favorite Mint Julep recipe is pretty simple. With just four ingredients, it’s easy to remember and let’s your favorite bourbon shine. Cheers. Ingredients 1/2 oz. superfine sugar 1 oz. hot water 8 mint leaves, plus one mint sprig 2 oz. your favorite bourbon Preparation 1. Dissolve the sugar in the hot water in a […]

James and Isabel Eckrosh of The Dog & Pig Show share holiday traditions with a dash of nostalgia. The holidays are as much about tradition as they are spreading good cheer. We like to think that at the end of the day, a good meal is more about who you have sitting around the table rather than […]

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There’s nothing more refreshing than a crisp cocktail during the heat of the summer. Luckily for us, the buzz around Richmond’s cocktail scene lives up to its name, 100%. Find yourself in any of the local neighborhoods and you’re sure to find at least one, if not several, well-acclaimed craft cocktail bars worth ducking into […]

With our recent Georgetown store opening, we thought it was apt for us to explore the best that the capital city currently has to offer. On the top of that list is Chef Aaron Silverman’s recent venture, the fine dining establishment Pineapple & Pearls, which opened just a month ago in Barracks Row. Pineapple & […]

Virginia has many things to offer that aren’t readily found elsewhere: rich history, relatively perfect run of all four seasons, and, of course, great shirts made in our capital city. Believe it or not, before proprietors/husband-and-wife team Chris Fultz and Alex Graf hatched ZZQ Craft Barbeque, finding authentic Texas barbecue in the Old Dominion was […]

On the morning I joined celebrated chefs Kelly Fields and Lisa White for coffee at their restaurant, Willa Jean, New Orleans was just beginning to enter into the throes of bead-and-glitter Mardi Gras mayhem. “It’s a party—every day is a party,” Fields laughed. “Sometimes you want to be at the party, sometimes you don’t.” The […]

NOLA native, journalist, author, and multi-hypenate Pableaux Johnson provides a handy cheat sheet for essential New Orleans food groups. If you’re headed to New Orleans (and you should be), partaking of the city’s stellar restaurant scene is likely high on your leisure-time priority list. After all, the Crescent City has a 300-year tradition of culinary […]