It's Thursday, February 7, and a Start-Up "Fixed" Coffee by Getting Rid of the Beans

Plus, for fans of actual coffee, this Malört latte is the most Chicago way to start your day.


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?’


How to Learn to Love Malört

Just one swig of Swedish Mälort will make all of the muscles above your neck contort as you recoil from the potent and punishing flavor of the drink. Blending it into a delicious cocktail, however, is a different story.


Pandora Royale Recipe

This deceptively pretty and shockingly drinkable Prosecco cocktail tames unapologetic Malört into submission with the brightness, sweetness, and florality of its other ingredients.


Tall and Bitter Recipe

This drink embraces Malört’s bitterness, rounding it out with bitters, tonic water, and China China, then lifting the acidity with citrus. The sweetness from a salted honey syrup tops it off.