Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) festivities are held on November 1st (All Saints Day) and November 2nd (All Souls Day), a celebration which (almost)
The holidays and indeed party season will be upon us faster than you can say 'eat, drink and be merry,' and it just so happens that today we celebrate
The author of that seminal work, The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David Augustus Embury was born on this day in 1886 in Pine Woods, upstate New York. He
Although you never need an excuse to eat sweets, there is of course a day dedicated to 'candy', and that day is the 4th of November.
Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.
Not a fan of nachos? Then today is nacho lucky day! Yes, today is National Nacho Day, a day dedicated to those delicious fried tortilla chips that we love
New York City's The Museum of Modern Art opened to the public on this day in 1929. Affectionately known as MoMA, with 300,000 books and exhibition catalogues,
Of all the cocktails to have its very own day, the Harvey Wallbanger is probably the most surprising. But, yes, Harvey Wallbanger Day is a thing in American.
On this day in 1989, protestors tore down the Berlin Wall, which had divided communist East Germany from capitalist West Germany since 1961.
The splendidly named Stanton Delaplane, a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, may have won a Pulitzer Prize for Reporting, but his legacy remains
Today is Veterans Day in the US, Remembrance Day across the Commonwealth, and Armistice Day in the UK, France and Belgium – a solemn occasion when we
Every hour should be happy but in most bars, this term does not reflect a collective state of joyousness but a period of comparatively cheap booze. Not
Amelia Earheart once said that 'A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions', and we're keeping that at the forefront this 13th November,
In a bit of a pickle? Perfect, because today is National Pickle Day. Celebrated annually on 14th November, this is yet another calendar day that originated
On this day in 1492, the famous 'Explorer of the New World', Christopher Columbus, made the first recorded reference to tobacco.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless, With fruit the vines that round
Also known as Take a Hike Day, this American national day celebrates getting out in the wild and experiencing nature first-hand, and if you're not American,
International Poitín Day was both launched and established in 2015 at an event held at the Sun Tavern in London's Bethnal Green by Bán Poitín.
Niche it may be, but this unique celebration of carbonated beverages with caffeine feels like the boost we all need.
Marian Beke, founder of The Gibson Bar in London (sadly now shuttered), launched World Gibson Martini Day in 2018 to celebrate this classic cocktail.
With a hint of warming spice, gingerbread cookies are the perfect autumn treat (unless you're the gingerbread man of course). So cosy up and indulge in
Just in time for Thanksgiving, National Cranberry Relish Day has arrived, and boy are we thankful for it.
Essentially a shot of 'get up and go', the espresso is a firm favourite amongst coffee drinkers and goes incredibly well in a cocktail we think.
They're small, smelly, and generally found tinned or canned, but National Sardines Day is here to change your opinions on these surprisingly nutritious
Maize, or corn, is a cereal grain that was first domesticated by the indigenous peoples of southern Mexico about ten thousand years ago. Enjoyed worldwide,
In the words of Boris Johnson, My policy on cake is pro having it, and pro eating it - unless of course it's your birthday, in Downing Street, during lockdown.
We have another national day from our American friends today and this one celebrates craft jerky.
Even Saudi Arabia finally saw women vote for the first time in 2015, so now equal voting rights for men and women are the norm, it's hard to imagine quite
Who would have thought three lines and a couple of dots could be so much fun? Pong, the devilishly simple game that kick-started the video game era, launched
Today is the day when Scots around the world celebrate their patron saint, St Andrew, who intervened in a memorable battle against the Angles around a
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