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An In-Depth Look At Boston’s Decade-Long Cocktail Renaissance
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David Cagle’s favorite drink is the sazerac. So much so, that when anyone who sits at his bar says they’re unsure of what to get, Cagle immediately begins preparations for one. Born in New Orleans, the sazerac is a sweet combination of rye, sugar and bitters that has emerged as a standard drink on most bar menus throughout the country. Those of us living here in 2015 are spoiled by the rise of the craft cocktail culture in the past decade. Prior to the late ’90s, one would be hard pressed to get anything more elegant than a Long Island Iced Tea at most bars. More

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Boston-area brunches for hangovers, hot sauce, day-drinking
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Brunch is where it’s at. When else is it acceptable to sleep in until noon, show up in your PJs, eat fries with your eggs, and recount the previous night’s adventures (or misadventures) – all while getting your drink on? Luckily for us, Greater Boston features some top-notch brunches for whatever you’re craving. Even anti-brunchers will find these hard to resist – just think of it as a really spectacular late breakfast. Because, uh, that’s what it is. More