This 30-Year-Old Macallan Whisky Sold for Nearly $375,000

Bottles of premium rare spirits have been fetching higher and higher prices at auction; now, casks of spirits are also hitting auction blocks for record amounts. On October 4, a full barrel of Macallan 1987 single-malt Scotch whisky sold for $374,839 at the Spink China auction house in Hong Kong, setting a new world record for the sale of a whisky cask. Distilled … More This 30-Year-Old Macallan Whisky Sold for Nearly $375,000

The Most Creative Pumpkin Themed Delicacies Can Be Found At These 4 Restaurants

Can you imagine how much saner I’d appear if I didn’t react so enthusiastically to Fall/Halloween anything (I’m not going to do it), but can you imagine? Be that as it may, I have enablers feeding my pumpkin obsession. I once was gifted a gallon of the official Starbucks “Pumpkin Spiced Latte” syrup. When I found … More The Most Creative Pumpkin Themed Delicacies Can Be Found At These 4 Restaurants

Where to Get the Best Donuts in the U.S., According to Federal Donuts Founders

In addition to recipes, the new Federal Donuts book also includes a definitive guide to donuts across the country. It’s no secret that Federal Donuts has quickly risen to the apex of dessert stardom. The Philly-based joint serves up the ultimate trifecta of comfort foods: fried chicken, coffee, and donuts*, often all together in one sinfully … More Where to Get the Best Donuts in the U.S., According to Federal Donuts Founders

Bagan: Unique Burmese Dining Experience Returns to London

Contemporary Burmese dining experience, Bagan will take place on Saturday 30 September at Vagabond – a sustainable coffee shop in Islington, built by hand using reclaimed wood and discarded materials. The multi-sensory experience brings like-minded people together in interesting spaces to enjoy delicious, contemporary Burmese food and good music. The four-course menu includes two starters, … More Bagan: Unique Burmese Dining Experience Returns to London

Capitol Hill’s Chavez Sets Sights on Downtown Expansion

Downtown will soon have two new restaurant expansions in Chavez, which serves northern Mexican cuisine on Capitol Hill, and Bellevue Italian restaurant Mercato Stellina. The two will open next door to each other on Western Avenue next month, and both promise interactive experiences. An exact opening date is still to-be-determined. The restaurants will be spin-offs of their originals, … More Capitol Hill’s Chavez Sets Sights on Downtown Expansion

There’s a Posh New Dessert Bar Where a Prohibition-Era Casino Used to Be

Beneath the Euro-centric patisserie Chanson in New York’s Flatiron District, there is a subterranean bar that was once a den of ill repute—well, not recently. But back in the Prohibition era, this tiny space housed a gambling parlor and speakeasy. However, the sordid history of the bar belies the mission of its new tenant, which plans to … More There’s a Posh New Dessert Bar Where a Prohibition-Era Casino Used to Be

Analog Coffee’s B-Side Serves Booze and Breakfast Sandwiches (and More)

Having a tough time keeping up with all the new dining options? Welcome to the Opening Report, a regularly updated round-up of restaurant openings across greater Seattle. Have intel about a newly opened restaurant, bar, cafe, or other food emporium that’s been overlooked? Tipping is essential: Send Eater the details at the Seattle tipline and we’ll check … More Analog Coffee’s B-Side Serves Booze and Breakfast Sandwiches (and More)

6,000 Years and Counting – The Worlds Oldest Wine is Discovered in Italy

Wine certainly tastes better as it matures. While this statement may not be true in case of a newly discovered Italian wine, it nonetheless is being vouched for, thanks to its age. Tested to be around 6000- years, the wine in question has recently been discovered in traces by researchers in Sicily. It is claimed … More 6,000 Years and Counting – The Worlds Oldest Wine is Discovered in Italy

Learn How To Start a Wine Collection from Master Sommelier Brian McClintic

Brian McClintic is a Master Sommelier and documentary film star in the movies SOMM and SOMM: Into the Bottle. We asked Brian how a first-time wine collector should start a wine collection. Doing a quick Google search will result in a handful of articles on the subject, but each article requires a starting budget of $10,000! We challenged … More Learn How To Start a Wine Collection from Master Sommelier Brian McClintic

Russell Wilson Will Bless U Village with a Juice Bar This Fall

The Seattle Seahawk quarterback loves this New York City juicery so much he’s bringing it to Seattle. Since last August, we knew Seattle quarterback champ Russell Wilson had plans to bring Juice Press, a NYC–based juicery, to the West Coast. But we didn’t know where…until now. Wilson, who’s partnering with Juice Press’s Michael Karsch and Marcus Antebi, … More Russell Wilson Will Bless U Village with a Juice Bar This Fall