Daring Pairing

Bars and restaurants across the country are serving fortified wine and spirits, paired with small bites, in a hollowed, roasted marrowbone.

[Daring Pairing — Wine Enthusiast Magazine]

Manhattan Luge

Pete enjoying a truly great Manhattan Luge at the Extra Vigin Restaurant in KC.

Discovery Luge

First there was the “Pickle Back” (taking a shot of pickle juice after a shot of whiskey). Then there was “fat washing” (adding meat to spirits, creating bacon vodka or short rib bourbon, for instance).

Now there’s a new drinking trend sweeping the bars and pubs of this cocktail crazy nation, and it’s called “Bone Luge.” And it’s exactly what it sounds like: Using the bone of an edible animal to funnel alcohol into your mouth.

[Bone Luge: Hot New Drinking Trend Or Just Plain Silliness — Discovery]