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George Clooney and other celebrity cocktail recipes

Food & Drink

6 Signature Cocktails Created by Celebrities

From a vodka tonic made by the star of "Die Hard" to Alfred Hitchcock’s White Lady

New Orleans Old 77 Hotel & Chandlery


A Veteran Hotel Concierge Shares 16 Secrets for Doing New Orleans Right

The Old No. 77 Hotel and Chandlery’s John Price talks NOLA history, beignets and vampires

Marshall Newhouse Has Financial Advice for Young NFL Players


One of the NFL's Smartest Spenders Shares His Investing Playbook

The New Orleans Saints LT invests in everything from real estate to video games

Shinola Detroit Detrola Collection


Review: Shinola’s Youthful New “Detrola” Watch Line Is Its Most Affordable Yet

Playful color combos, interchangeable straps, all for less than $400

Dayglow Coffee

Food & Drink

The 7 Best Coffee Roasters and Shops in Los Angeles

These are the places worth a detour on your morning commute

Kingfisher DC

Food & Drink

Where to Get the Best Beer-and-Shot Combos in DC

Because why choose between a beer and a shot when you can simply have both?

Lobby Comedy


NYC’s Best Underground Comedy Shows, According to Veteran Wranglers

Because we all know you’re not getting into the Comedy Cellar tonight

MLB Mercy Rule


What Would an MLB Mercy Rule Actually Look Like?

Yankees manager Aaron Boone floated the idea after a recent defeat. He's onto something.

The Botanist pop-up bar (Courtesy Rosewood Sand Hill)

Food & Drink

The Pop-Up Bar Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

In Chicago, there's now a space that hosts an endless merry-go-round of temporary watering holes

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Featured: What We're Watching


Fall Movie Preview: The 20 Films to See Between Now and December

But just earmark all the Oscars for Mr. Rogers

Aisling Franciosi in The Nightingale


“The Nightingale” Is a Traumatic but Necessary Film. You’ve Been Warned.

Aisling Franciosi discusses the brutal but cathartic shoot she endured for "Babadook" director Jennifer Kent's second film

Quentin Tarantino Best Character Names


Quentin Tarantino’s 50 Best Character Names, Ranked

Prepare for alliteration. So much alliteration.

Rick Alverson The Mountain


In “The Mountain,” Director Rick Alverson Paints a Grim, Honest Portrait of America

The film tries, and succeeds, to get as far away from Hollywood conventions as possible

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2020 subaru outback lost coast


Review: Exploring California’s Lost Coast in the 2020 Subaru Outback

It's still the ideal car for a place where mountain bikes, canoes and “Coexist” bumper stickers are standard issue

Museum of Future Experiences Review


A Trip Inside NYC’s Psychedelic New “Museum of Future Experiences”

Is a new VR exhibit the future of storytelling? We visited to find out.

Tom Bulleit

News & Opinion

Bulleit Bourbon at a Crossroads Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sales are up. But behind the scenes, the Bulleit family is reckoning with its own #MeToo moment

American Cities That Have E-Scooters


Scooter-Sharing Has Problems. When Will American Cities Solve Them?

Local governments are still perplexed by the "micro-mobility" phenomenon

Snake River Farms American Wagyu

Food & Drink

Is This the Best Beef in America?

American Wagyu is used to produce a “best of both worlds” steak

"It's not a bad thing at all to be generous." - Jimmy Cliff (Leah Odze Epstein for InsideHook)

Arts & Entertainment

The World According to Jimmy Cliff

The reggae legend dishes on playing Carnegie Hall, his favorite Jamaican curse word, Dom Pérignon and "The Harder They Come."

smoke daddy chicago

Food & Drink

Where Chicago’s Top Pitmasters Buy Their Meat and Fixings

Up your BBQ game this Labor Day by shopping where the pros shop

cafe gratitude bowl

Food & Drink

How the Once Lowly Bowl Became LA’s Signature Dish

You could do bowls for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here are the best ones to try.