Noah Rothbaum

Noah Rothbaum is a New York City-based writer and author of The Business of Spirits: How Savvy Marketers, Innovative Distillers, and Entrepreneurs Changed How We Drink. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire, Details, Men’s Fitness, Gotham, O Magazine, Money, Gastronomica and on NewYorkMagazine.com.
  • Looking for a Good Cocktail? Try a Hotel

    Hotel bars have improved so much in the past few years that even locals are stopping by for a drink.

  • Crazy and Collectible Cocktails

    Spurred by a resurgence in interest in making cocktails from scratch, demand for vintage cocktail books is higher than ever--even though they can sell for thousands of dollars. A first-edition of a book that published the original recipe of a now-legendary cocktail is coveted by collectors.

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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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