The Smarter Entertainment Weekly

Why Is Wine Served In A Wine Glass?

It is virtually a global standard that wine is served in a wine glass. Brands like Riedel andZalto have built entire companies producing nothing but wine glasses. Glassware varies from simple and inex...

The Basics of Whiskey Tasting

Everything you never wanted to know about whiskey tasting! Historically, Nepal has preferred hard liquor as the drink of choice, and whiskey is one of the fastest growing products. Discerning consu...

Lady’s Night

The night has fallen, and the lights are on. The DJs are ready, and the party animals are on the way. With the music popping up in the street, girls are swinging with their friends in the club, enjoyi...

Bira 91, for Sure!

I have three bottles of as new brand of craft beer before me. I have to drink all three this evening. Imagine! Oh, the trials and tribulations we writers have to go through! Well, now, without more ad...

The Charisma of Success Budweiser and the World Cup

Budweiser is an American-style pale lager beer, says Wikipedia. I get a bit confused with this American-style kind of thing, since it really doesn’t mean anything much. What is more important is...

Artisan Cocktails at Sports Hive

Jhamsikhel, or call it Jhamel, is in the radar of many Nepali youngsters and foreigners. Well, I call it an area with the best restaurants and bars in town, among which, one named Sports Hive is a...

Attaining a Bit of Nirvana with Kingfisher

Thank you Kingfisher! A few glasses of your Premium brand, and I was feeling all nostalgic and mellow. So much so, that I immediately dialed up two of my closest friends, whom I had not been in touch...

From Russia with Love and Cheers

The Story of Vodka The world seems to be a better place when you have a few slugs of the nectar of life down your throat. This time around, I’m talking about vodka, one of the world’s,...

An Evening of Cocktails

Friday went off to see what's behind the bar of LiquorIce, Kupondole Summer calls for drinks, and what else can be more classy and refreshing for summer than cocktails? If you are up for a twis...

Warsteiner, the Wild One

Warsteiner, the Wild One It has been a tiring day, and I’m looking forward to reaching home. ‘Home’ means my apartment on the fifth floor of a twelve-storied building—the vi...

Cheers to Our Native Booze!

Cheers to Our Native Booze! Text by Evangeline Neve If you’re reading this, an article dedicated to booze, it’s likely that you’ve tasted aila before, whether at a Newari resta...

Lady Bartenders: Changing the Stereotype

Lady Bartenders: Changing the Stereotype Bartending is no more an all-male-bastioned career and limited to a few five-star hotels. Today, bartending is considered as a passion and is equally adopte...

Crunch Right to Stay Cool

  Game of mix ‘Game of mix’ is always a dangerous one to play. Mixing drinks often cause people to get more intoxicated, and also may cause you to throw up whatever you have tak...

Cheers to Christmas

  The flavors bursting in your mouth as you take sips through the straw, or, the tumbler turned pink with nostalgia, the Christmas cocktails here are unlike any you’ll find elsewhere....

Fancy Bar Gadgets

  We all love a fancy drink at a fancy bar, but how about fancy bar accessories? Here are some bare accessories to turn a bar into a carnival. Wine decanter All oenophiles should know th...

Music, Drink and Thou

The oldest and wisest best friends we can all think of would be music and alcohol. With hundreds of bars across Kathmandu Valley, there is no place that serves alcohol without some background music....