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Strike Gold With the Alaska Cocktail
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Strike Gold With the Alaska Cocktail

Photo: Devojka Between gin or vodka, olive or lemon twist, brine or stark, dry or wet, MSG-tinged or saline-tinctured, there is no shortage of paths in the choose-your-own-adventure of martinis. If, however, you are a martini variation completionist, then let me direct you to another forking branch from this titan among cocktails: the herbal martini....

Let Those ‘I-Don’t-Care’ Days Begin With a Fancy Free
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Let Those ‘I-Don’t-Care’ Days Begin With a Fancy Free

Photo: Devojka There are two key signifiers that cement the fact that I am, officially, unambiguously, and regrettably, an adult. It isn’t my age (which, depending on the day and who you’re asking, is anywhere from 27 to 50 years old), and it isn’t the horizontal lines deepening on my forehead from the countless times...

The Best (and Easiest) Alternatives to the Aperol Spritz
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The Best (and Easiest) Alternatives to the Aperol Spritz

Photo: Mariya Siyanko (Shutterstock) When you think of spritz drinks, the first that probably comes to mind is the Aperol Spritz, and for good reason—it’s delicious. This Italian cocktail is made with sparkling wine, Aperol (or another type of liqueur), and soda water. But if you’re getting a little tired of the Aperol Spritz, there...