Absinthe Deemed Safe, So We Reveal Other Dangerous Drinks

Absinthe recently returned to America after being banned for nearly a century. But thanks to a restriction on the level of the chemical thujone, there's pretty much no possibility of enjoying the drink's legendary psychedelic properties. We've tried the bitter-tasting green liquor -- available in U.S. markets courtesy of brands like Pernod, Lucid and Kubler -- and found that while strong (they are...

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Choosing the Right Wine to Go with Your Fast Food

If you're looking for advice on the right wine to drink with leg of lamb or poached salmon, there is no shortage of resources. Of course, this isn't the sort of food most of us eat every day. Sure, we'll partake in the fancy stuff if we're out at a restaurant trying to impress a date, but more often than not, we're stuck eating fast food with drinking buddies. During these times, beer doesn't...

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