Photo by Adam Jaime on Unsplash By Liz Crowe My favorite mixed drink is a throwback. Or maybe it’s hipster. More likely, it’s in the midst of a revival. Actually, now that I think about it, it’s all of the above. It’s a bit of a phenomenon, this everything-old-is-new-again thing with alcohol. Case in point, I ate at one of the hot new-ish Detroit restaurants this weekend and was shocked to see that the beer at the top of the moderately-impressive beer list was Hamm’s. Hamm’s, for those of you who don’t know, has been around since 1865, originating in the Land of Sky [...]

THE OLD-FASHIONED MOMENT2019-04-01T09:58:39-04:00

The Secret Ingredient Hangover Cure


Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash By Liz Crowe Once upon a time I used to be able to drink my body weight in cheap beer and booze, sleep a few hours, and wake up the next day ready to tackle the world. This was in a magical land called “College,” during which time I could also fast for twenty-four hours and drop a dress size. Ah…youth. In this land, all that was required after a particularly fun night of said cheap alcohol consumption was a liter of water and something with plenty of carbs to soak up the residual booze in my system [...]

The Secret Ingredient Hangover Cure2019-01-28T13:21:51-04:00