Fernet-Branca Was Once a ‘Cure’ for Cholera
I was granted a conversation with the Vice President of Fernet-Branca, Niccolò Branca, who offered some rare insight into its composition and surprising history.
Malicious, Maligned Malört Is Chicago’s Most Beloved and Disgusting Liqueur
"They're like, ‘Here, drink this!’ And you do it and you're like, ‘What the fuck?’
This Jet-Black Ice Cream Is Part Digestif, Part Hangover Cure
"You have to have real food,” says Scratch's pastry chef Margarita Kallas-Lee, whose inky dessert combines activated charcoal with nutrient-infused sprinkles.
Natalie B. Compton
Becherovka Is Better Than Cough Syrup
With its origins as a medicine, Becherovka is akin to Fernet, Unicum, Jägermeister, and Chartreuse. It’s herbal, it’s bitter, and it’s the antithesis of everything that’s pleasant and enjoyable, but some people manage to love it.