For some of us, the college experience is just as much about the questionable life choices one often makes while intoxicated as it is about scholarly pursuits. In honor of university students’ recent return to Lawrence, we thought we’d revisit some of those iffy decisions with a drink Prime Blu manager David Kwon has simply dubbed “Bad Idea.”
Fully expecting something white and frothy and well, snow-like, I was pleasantly surprised by the Snowdrift, which bartender Kristy Lopez guesses is meant to evoke the kind of cuddly coziness we associate with wintertime.
If you're a fan of bubble tea and its gelatinous globes of tapioca, you'll probably enjoy the Tigerlilly at Zen Zero. Basil seeds (not basil leaves) float around the bottom of this Asian-inspired cocktail, which made its debut a few weeks back at the downtown restaurant.
Summer isn’t here officially — that won’t happen for another three weeks or so — but since school is out and temperatures have begun to creep up, we thought we’d take this month’s Lawrence Libations in search of a refreshing, hot-weather drink.
Lawrence Libations visits 715 to sample a Clockwork Orange.
How does a glass of cold-press coffee come to look like (and sort of taste like) a pint of Guinness? That's the question we hoped to answer in this week's Lawrence Libations.
This month, Lawrence Libations checks out the cold-brew coffee that comes from a keg at Alchemy Coffee.
If you’re craving Italian food but hankering for a refreshing Mexican cocktail on a warm spring day, Paisano’s has your solution: the Italian margarita.
Lawrence Libations visits Paisano's Ristorante, 2112 W. 25th St., and tries an Italian Margarita.
There’s nothing like a hot, literally steaming glass of wine on a chilly winter day.
Lawrence Libations visits John Brown's Underground for a glass of poached-pear mulled wine.
With Kansas celebrating its 154th birthday last week, it only seemed appropriate to follow up that momentous occasion with a Kansas-centric martini for this month's Lawrence Libations.
Warmer weather may be months away, but even in these frigid temperatures, bartenders at Frank's North Star Tavern are serving up a little taste of summer.
Now that fall has officially hit its stride, the winter months aren’t far off. It may be time, then — for those of you who like to break out the twinkle lights and holiday jams before Thanksgiving — to once again enjoy that favorite wintertime drink, hot chocolate. It’s a treat that’s often tied to childhood memories, but the folks at Milton’s Café are shaking things up a bit with an adults-only version spiked with bourbon.
For those looking to dip their toes into the waters of sake, try one of Ramen Bowls' sake flights, a sampling of five varieties served in shot glasses nestled inside a wooden tray.
It may not be the most appetizing of names, but true fans of the classic sazerac cocktail will swoon over this smoky signature 715 rendition.
It’s absolutely mandatory to sip on an iced tea this summer, whether there’s a porch in your life or not.
Those who enjoy slurping up the milk sitting in the bottom of the bowl once the cereal has been eaten will enjoy this breakfast cocktail.
If you’re going to take a trip to Italy via large plates of pasta (and endless breadsticks and salad), it would be foolish not to check out the Leaning Tower.
No need for any fancy infusions; this exotic lychee fruit libation will satisfy your sweet tooth while getting you that pleasant tipsy you’re looking for.