27 Jul '11, 5pm

Congrats to @LABATTOIR_VAN - the only Canadian spot mentioned in @RobbReport Int.Nightlife feature!

Congrats to @LABATTOIR_VAN - the only Canadian spot mentioned in @RobbReport Int.Nightlife feature!

But just when it seemed the "revolution" could be taken no further, something genuinely new began to take hold. This year two of the world’s most innovative chefs got into the bar business: Ferran Adrià in Barcelona, and Grant Achatz in Chicago, both rethinking what we have come to expect in a glass—and in Achatz’s case, rethinking the glass too. They are not the only ones. This year, around the world, cocktails are reaching new heights of creativity and head-spinning drama. And that is before the first sip. High Concept For nearly a year, a fascinated food world watched Grant Achatz build the Aviary in Chicago. Every chef’s tweet, every interview, every YouTube video was endlessly picked apart to fathom just what Achatz meant by “a cocktail bar, redefined.” On opening night in late April, the cognoscenti flocked to the trendy West Loop to line up and wait—as long as six h...

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Recap : Cocktails at View Rooftop Bar

Recap : Cocktails at View Rooftop Bar

iamthewitch.com 25 Jul '11, 4am

Cocktails, ever wondered why they’re named as such? A combination of at least one alcoholic drink with another mixer – a c...

The sky's the limit at #HongKong bars! Check out the top spots by @ReadRobbReport

The sky's the limit at #HongKong bars! Check ou...

robbreport.com 28 Jul '11, 10pm

It is 5 pm, and like precision clockwork the porte cochere at the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, in Kowloon hums with a dozen Fe...

10 Not-So-Green Home Trends | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

10 Not-So-Green Home Trends | Care2 Healthy & G...

care2.com 27 Jul '11, 12am

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk In the interest of acknowledging progress, it must be said that a list like this would ...

Ask the Rules Guy: Separation anxiety, a righteous path and raising the bar

Ask the Rules Guy: Separation anxiety, a righte...

golf.com 27 Jul '11, 6pm

• Got a Rules question? Zip it to rulesguy@golf.com Dear Rules Guy: When I was at the top of my backswing, the head of my ...

More foreigners bar themselves from casinos

More foreigners bar themselves from casinos

straitstimes.com 27 Jul '11, 1pm

In the seven months since the application process was made easier for foreigners to exclude themselves from the casinos, t...