27 Jan
Warning: Naga Jolokia-infused vodka not to be taken lightly

The folks at Master of Malt will soon be releasing the world’s hottest chilli vodka, dubbed “100,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka”. The spirit was made from infusing vodka with Naga Jolokia, the world’s hottest chili. Competitive types be aware, this vodka is not meant to be drunk neat — and especially not in shot form. […]


5 Oct
Limited edition southern UK spirit packs 61.3% alcohol

The county of Cornwall in the United Kingdom is home once again to a single malt whiskey, the first produced in the southern precinct in over 300 years. Through a collaboration with St. Austell Brewery and Healey’s Cyder Farm, the two Cornwall brands have introduced the limited edition Hicks & Healey Cornishsingle malt 7-year-old Whiskey. […]


16 Jun
Talk about 91 proof mud flaps, my girls got 'em

Is there a way to even glance at this Oregon-based bourbon-style whiskey and not think of Spinal Tap’s biggest hit? You know there’s some Nigel Tufnel and David St. Hubbins fans at Big Bottom Whiskey — an independent bottler that works with multiple distilleries to source their products. Two of their products include their New […]


13 May
Europe’s flagship W opens in London, but can the transatlantic cool of the brand be translated?

The second edition of our Checking In series, Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear (see our review of the gleaming new Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong). In this review we jump continents from Hong Kong’s Ritz — now the highest hotel in the world — to the W Hotel […]


27 Sep
Adding a touch of mortality to every meal

Are you a self-professed chef? Is your kitchen cluttered with spices and ingredients for that totally kick ass meal you saw on No Reservations? Have you ever wanted to tidy up said kitchen, and combine your ingredients with the aesthetic handsomeness of collectible art? Well then Helen Altman‘s Skulls series is right up your alley. […]