Skip to main content
Like Thrillist on Facebook.
Follow Thrillist on Instagram.
Follow Thrillist on Twitter.
Follow Thrillist on Snapchat.
Subscribe to Thrillist on YouTube.
Follow Thrillist on TikTok.
Go to Navigation
Kara Newman’s Recent Articles
Mar 4, 2020
Robots Are Making Cocktails Now -- Will They Replace Bartenders?
Are we done with human bartenders?
Dec 8, 2019
Top-Secret Spirits You Can Only Get at the Airport
As if you needed an excuse to leave holiday shopping until the absolutely, positively very last minute, here’s your new strategy: As you’re jetting out of town, shop at the airport for special bottles of liquor.
Oct 18, 2019
Cocktails Are Getting Juicy-Juicy in 2020
At first, there was fruit.
May 8, 2019
Distilleries Are Turning Into Mini-Theme Parks With Booze
When the expanded J. Rieger & Co. distillery and visitor center opens in Kansas City, Missouri, this July, it will include the usual amenities: a tour, a tasting room, a couple of bars.
Mar 14, 2019
These Hotels Are Hiding Tiny Secret Bars in Their Suites and Lobbies
It’s been more than a decade since the word “speakeasy” returned to the modern cocktail bar lexicon.
Feb 13, 2017
Are You Ready For Leather-Aged Cocktails?
Forget cocktails aged in barrels and glass bottles.
Jan 4, 2017
Why Does Your Gin and Tonic Cost So Much?
Whether your drink sets you back $6 or $16, there’s more to the cost of a cocktail than what’s in the glass.
Nov 18, 2016
How the Bloody Mary Became an Iconic Brunch Drink. An Investigation.
Despite all the brunch haters (hi, haters) the between-meals meal was a necessary development.
Jan 18, 2016
The NYC Cocktail Bucket List: 21 Drinks to Try Before You Die
New York has no shortage of good drinks.
Aug 6, 2014
The rise and fall (and rise again, and fall again) of NYC's Tiki scene
People like to describe Brian Miller as a pirate.
Subscribe to Thrillist Daily
We’ll send you our daily roundup of all our favorite stories from across the site, from travel to food to shopping to entertainment. Come along for the ride!
By signing up, I agree to the