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Austin’s One Taco is Giving Us Something to Taco ‘Bout
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Austin’s One Taco is Giving Us Something to Taco ‘Bout

The Live Music Capital of the World welcomes One Taco! Owner Axel Beverido, a native of Veracruz, Mexico, opened this eatery just last month. An engineer by trade, he discovered that the tacos he tasted in Austin neighborhoods were more geared towards Tex-Mex cuisine.He grinned while explaining that, “True Mexican tacos should not be topped with lettuce, sour cream, and grated yellow cheese.

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The Right Drink. For Every Bit of the Thanksgiving Meal.

Unless you’re hosting a house full of guests, Thanksgiving dinner is a once-and-done event. You cook, you eat, you clean and then you try to forget that you’ll be doing it all over again in a short 365 days.But Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be relegated to just one day. Whether you’re hankering for a plate of leftovers, or you merely want to let the day linger a while longer, try one of these festive libations.
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Ricard (Traditional Serve)

Enjoy the & 34;milk of Marseille& 34; the traditional French way.1 ounce Ricard pastis1 dash grenadine (optional)5 ounces cold waterAdd the Ricard pastis (and grenadine, if desired) to a highball glass and pour in the water.Fill with ice and stir.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.
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8 Honey Cocktails That Are Worth the Buzz

Looking to add a fresh spin to your cocktails? Consider shelving your simple syrup in favor of the sticky sweetness of honey. Its rich viscosity and distinct taste make honey a more bewitching sweetener than sugar, imparting a depth of flavor the white stuff just can& 39;t deliver.“Honey is a time traveler with a provenance older than spirits, distillation or the cocktail itself,” says Nick Korbee, the executive chef and beverage director at Egg Shop in New York City.
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New New York Sour

This is a refreshing twist on the classic New York Sour.2 ounces Dorothy Parker American gin3/4 ounce American Fruits sour cherry cordial1/4 ounce Combier1/2 ounce fresh lemon juiceclub soda, to topGarnish: lemon twistAdd all the ingredients except the club soda to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake, and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice.
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The 15 Best Rums to Drink in 2020

For sipping neat or mixing into summer cocktails.Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Rum is finally gaining the attention it deserves, and with it, a variety of great bottles to choose from.
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The Book Every Bartender Needs to Read This Month

When Claire Sprouse’s Brooklyn bar and café, Hunky Dory, closed in mid-March due to the pandemic, Sprouse began cooking at home more than usual. And for her, that meant more food waste than usual. So she found a scrappy way to turn that around into a fundraiser for the bar industry.A Group EffortA longtime advocate for sustainability in bars and restaurants, Sprouse reached out to fellow bartenders around the country, inviting them to send cocktail recipes that utilize kitchen scraps.
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6 Spicy Bottles to Heat Up Your Winter

As the days get longer, sometimes the best thing to take the edge off a chilly night is a little bit of spice. As luck would have it, pepper-forward spirits are having a moment, good in anything from Spicy Margaritas and zesty Bloody Marys to plain old shots at a tailgate. There’s something about a burst of heat to give your drink a whole new layer.
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Tamarind Margarita

Add a little Indian flavor to the Mexican classic with this deliciously tangy cocktail from Brick Lane Curry House in New York City.salt2 ounces tequila1 ounce tamarind concentrate1 ounce sour mix1/2 ounce simple syrupGarnish: lime wheelCoat the rim of a rocks glass with salt, fill with ice and set aside.
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How to Ferment Your Drink Ingredients

Sourdough has exploded in popularity among home bakers. If you’re among them, you’re already flirting with the world of fermentation. But there’s so much more to explore.Fermentation, by definition, is the process of chemical breakdown and subsequent transformation of organic matter by microbes. Kimchi, soy sauce, salami, sauerkraut, cheese, sake, kefir, kombucha and Champagne are all fermented products.
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Yes, You Can Drink Dessert Wine with Dinner

If you aren’t already a fan of dessert wines, you may be tempted to shun the entire category as being “too sweet” to enjoy at the end of the meal, let alone during it. As the name implies, these wines pack a higher sugar level than your garden-variety chardonnay or cabernet, but the best also have secret weapons up their sleeves, including lively acidity and nuanced, layered flavors.
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12 High-Proof Tequilas You Should Be Drinking

Despite all the recent attention paid to low-proof drinking, there’s been an equal amount of focus on spirits that provide a boozy kick. Every category’s got them, and recent years have witnessed a slew of high-proof tequilas hit the market. Now, it’s time to celebrate them. These overproof tequilas include agave-forward blancos, oaky añejos, delicate cask-strength sippers and everything between.
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