Seasonal Sips

Four Drink Recipes We Love Right Now

Top Shelf Margarita From Agave Salt the rim of a lowball glass and set aside. In a shaker with ice, combine: 1-1/2 ounces Herradura Silver tequila 1-1/2 ounces Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 2 ounces sweet-and-sour Shake well and strain into lowball glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of lime.   In a shaker, muddle: ... Read More »

New Face of the Old World

Village Market & Cafe treats Atlanta to fresh and casual European fare

Long has ICE Martini Bar held sway in Woodstock—an ultra-modern sushi and tapas fix for those with an appetite for electric atmosphere and mouthwatering maki. But the team behind the concept has decided to venture a bit further afield—to Europe. So we welcome Village Market & Cafe to Woodstock, an Italian-inspired deli and marketplace for locals to dine and shop. Each guest has ... Read More »

A Mexican Spirit in Greek Bottling

The story of Demetrio tequila

By Maya Silver | Editor What’s a tequila company doing with a Greek name like Demetrio? That’s a good question, and the answer begets a not-so-short story. You see, Marion Mariathasan is not your average tequila company head honcho. Founding and managing Demetrio is just one of many of the sombreros Mariathasan wears. Originally from Sri Lanka, his family fled ... Read More »

Keep Calm and Chai On

Coffee brews step aside—chai beers have arrived

By Maya Silver | Editor The signature chai spice medley of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, fennel, and black pepper has us hooked—particularly when accompanied by caffeine and frothy milk. But how about paired with alcohol and hops? It seems to have started in 2009 with the Sah’tea. This modern version of a ninth century Finnish ale is part of the Dogfish ... Read More »

Sipping with Tanteo

The story of David Campbell's spirited revelation

tanteo tequila

You might say the roots of tequila are buried in Jalisco. But for the much-lauded distiller known as Tanteo, they actually stretch back to David Campbell’s graduation from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce in 1998. Naturally, Campbell chased a career in finance after school came to a close. But there was something absolutely seductive in a housemade ... Read More »