Short and Sweet and Vegetal

It’s been a very long time since my last post and I feel bad about it. Time flies, but there’s more to it than that. I’ve had a bit of an existential crisis, lengthened by [...]

Greenbar Distillery

This week I attended the International Wine, Spirits, and Beer portion of the Chicago-based National Restaurant Show. Now, conventions can be a cheesy thing, but there are always a [...]

An event to get you in the mood

“Now here I go again, I see the crystal visions.” Joins us this Saturday, February 2 from 11-7PM at Eskell, 1509 N. Milwaukee for a Valentine’s party. They’ll be food [...]

Join us for New Year’s Eve

Joins us for a Roaring 20’s themed soiree. Through the Liquor Glass will be tending bar on New Year’s Eve at the Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker [...]

Hot Buttered Rum and Oatmeal

Here’s a lovely cocktail to bring home for the holidays and something just for you the next morning. Hot Apple Buttered Rum 4 parts hot water 1 part apple butter syrup* 1 part dark or [...]

Up for Bid

Up for bid at local Chicago auction house, Wright, is a vast collection of vintage and pristine cocktail shakers. As part of the bi-Annual Modern Design sale, they’re easily overlooked [...]

Lasts Gasps of Summer: Patio Drinking

Patio season doesn’t officially end until November, but as the last full weekend of Summer approaches, we encourage you spend at least a few hours sipping cocktails outside. The forecast [...]

Adiós Verano: The Veracruz

Goodbye summer. It was fun and hot and over too quickly. Thanks. Ok it’s not really over, but soon! For this cocktail we did something a little different and used the juicer to get the [...]

Let Me Take You Down

First rule of Sazerac-making is you don’t f*ck with the Sazerac. It’s one of the storied cocktails of New Orleans. For those who respect the sanctity of the Sazerac, here’s what [...]


Lichtenstein Fever

For the last couple of month, The Art Institute of Chicago has really pushed the Roy Lichtenstein exhibit. I was slow to see the show because, while I like comic books, I didn’t feel there [...]