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Watch This Japanese Bartender Hand-Carve Ice Into Gems for His Cocktails

(via) Youtube’s Samurai Bartender – seen toiling here at Tokyo’s 17-seat, self-described “bar with a calm atmosphere”, Bar Go – styles some pretty gorgeous ice as part of his prep. Labour cost per cube unknown.

Thirteen BC Ciders to Sip This Summer

Once again, we've turned to the members of our awesome, apple-devoted BC community of cider-makers and -lovers, to find out what they consider the season's winning combo of cider and snack to pair it with.

Jay Drysdale and Wendy Rose of Bella Wines Announce the Sale of Their Iconic Winery

When Jay Drysdale of Bella Wines called to let us know that he and his partner Wendy were selling, we selfishly wanted to know it was going into capable hands—someone who would respect and carry on the incredible work that they had poured into for well over a decade. Here is what we uncovered...

Get Properly Prepped for the Tequila & Agave Festival with Experts Eli Diamond and Alex Staniloff

Before this weekend's Tequila and Agave Festival at the Italian Cultural Centre, we check in with two tequila experts to find out what we should consider when tasting our way through the festival booths and bottles.

Where to Drink a Margarita in Honour of Cinco De Mayo, This Weekend

This Sunday, May 5th, is Cinco de Mayo. Planning to jump on the bandwagon? We've pulled together a quick reference map of some of the best margarita options to pair with your Cinco De Mayo festivities...