Links to restaurants in the Worcester and Central Massachusetts area that offer specialty drinks and a fun environment for socializing.

Pulse Brew: Sam Adams 26.2 is back

This is not going to be one of my typical beer reviews. It is going to be the first time I will speak of a beer twice… Read more »

Wine Column: Chianti is classic

Chianti has been a hot topic in the wine industry as of late because of the Italian government’s addition of the new top-end classification, Chianti Classico Gran… Read more »

We all scream for Irish Cream

Ahhhh, Irish cream, a delightful concoction of cream, sugar and Irish whiskey that tickles the taste buds with sweetness, a hint of hazelnut flavor and just enough… Read more »

From herbal remedies to liquor store shelves

Tonics have been made by medicine men, healers and pharmacists for centuries, and often these healing recipes have become mainstream alcoholic beverages today. Apothecaries soaked the herbs… Read more »

Irish beers for St. Patrick’s Day

While some people are comfortable just adding green dye to their lager on St. Patrick’s Day, others like to grab a Guinness. If you’re looking for something… Read more »

Fourth Brew Woo comes to the DCU Center in April

If you’re a beer lover, here’s an event you won’t want to miss. Worcester’s Original Craft Beer Festival, affectionately dubbed Brew Woo, will be held Saturday, April… Read more »

PulseBrew: Pairing the right beer for your food

By Kerry Cyganiewicz Sometimes, it’s hard to match the beer to the meal. Pairing food and beer is an inexact science. With Restaurant Week coming up in… Read more »

By Benjamin McNeil You’ve probably driven past Pure Juz, the recently opened juice bar at 123 Highland St., next to The Boynton and across the street from… Read more »

Wine Column: How to pair food and wine

By Tim Korby Pairing wine and food? It sounds simple enough ~ and with a few simple tips, it can be. If choosing wine for a meal… Read more »

Rum, brandy or whiskey in your holiday eggnog?

By Tim Korby Do you prefer rum, brandy or whiskey in your holiday eggnog? Or maybe you’re like George Washington, whose potent recipe called for rye whiskey,… Read more »

Mass Market Beers

By Kerry Cyganiewicz Whether it’s being tight on cash or grabbing something on the way to a holiday party, there’s a reason people turn to the old… Read more »

Wine suggestions for your Thanksgiving dinner

By Tim Korby On the Thanksgiving dinner table is an array of flavors ranging from sweet candied yams to tangy cranberry sauce; earthy root vegetables to herbal… Read more »

Imitate the Pilgrims and have beer with your turkey

By Kerry Cyganiewicz Did you know that the reason that the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth was because they were running out of beer? It’s true. During the… Read more »

Samuel Adams 26.2 Boston Brew

By Kerry Cyganiewicz Usually when I reach for a craft beer, I am looking for something heavy, dark and flavorful. But sometimes, that just doesn’t work, like… Read more »

The fine art of whiskey is taught at the Grey Hound Pub

Authentic Irish pubs aren’t defined by store-bought shamrock decor, dyed-green Bud Light on St. Patrick’s Day or relic-themed names. However, The Grey Hound Pub offers an authentic… Read more »