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  • A cocktail shaker is a device used to mix beverages (usually alcoholic) by shaking. When ice is put in...
    The Cocktail Shaker History
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  • The 1894 issue of Iron Age extols the newly patented Hawthorne strainer to the public: “The strainer is designed...
    The Hawthorn Strainer History
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  • Does SIZE matter? So the ever touchy debate of restaurants and bars hiring based on physical appearance vs experience comes...
    Serving All Sizes
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  • By Definition: Full hands in, full hands out – This is great for time management, it simply means when you’re...
    Full hands in, full hands out
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  • “Salt is what makes things taste bad when it isn’t in them.” – Unknown Salt is arguably the most important...
    Types of Salt: Himalayan vs Kosher vs Regular vs Sea Salt
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  • This flowering vine, which grows in the tropics of Asia, is known as the Butterfly Pea. Its delicate flowers...
    The Story of Blue Curaçao: Which Is, Strangely, the Other Orange Liqueur
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  • By Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights Innova Market Insights recently identified its top 10 trends...
    The 2015 Trends Impacting the Food Industry
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  • A chef opens the door to a walk-in. This is often the moment before a spark—when shelves of ingredients arranged...
    Creating a Restaurant From Scratch
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  • One of the best things about bars is also one of the worst: you never know who you're going...
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  • It was the year 1678. The international wine trade was in full swing, with French, Spanish, and Italian wines...
    Hybrid Spirits Are Here
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  • Understanding Whiskey by John Hansell, Publisher & Editor, Whisky Advocate magazine Whiskey isn’t the easiest drink to embrace. Its alcohol level...
    Whiskey 101
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  • Hang out with servers, kitchen staff or managers after a restaurant closes, and you stand an excellent chance of...
    Annoying Things You Do At Restaurants
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