MOSCOW DRINKS: CRAFT COCKTAILS AT PINCH

However tenuous it might be, one upside of the recent ruble crash is that it alleviates some of the guilt I have when spending money on something frivolous because everything suddenly costs so much less – in dollars and euros! (Yes I know it makes no mathematical sense because I still make the same ruble…

MOSCOW DRINKS: MY FIRST EVER PUB CRAWL

That’s right, I have lived through my teens and 20s without ever going on a pub crawl. Granted, I have crawled out of my share of bars and pubs across the United States and Europe, but I’ve never imbibed in more than a couple of establishments per night, preferring stationary hang-outs to hit-and-runs. As a…

MOSCOW DRINKS: HEY, BARKEEP…

I’m a cheater. There, I said it. Despite regularly proclaiming my love for Bud Light and even entering into an unholy arrangement with its heftier sibling due to BL’s unavailability in Russia, on occasion I let a stray cocktail pass my lips. What can I say? Sometimes a girl wants a little variety, of a…