Emma Janzen, PUNCH

Emma Janzen


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Emma:

Mezcal: A Complete Guide to Buying and Drinking With Integrity

As the international thirst for mezcal grows, consumer choices have never been more important to its future. Here, our best practices for enjoying mezcal in a way that supports economic, environmental and social justice. → Read More

How to Bring Your Favorite Bar's Vibes Home & Support Them With Your Next Virtual Happy Hour

Give your virtual happy hour a soundtrack: put on your favorite bar's playlist, mix a round of their drinks and donate to their cause. → Read More

The Rock 'N Roll DNA Playlist of Midnight Rambler

On a given night at Midnight Rambler in Dallas, you might hear everything from Blind Lemon Jefferson to the Velvet Underground. → Read More

Inside Look: Bon Vivants, Nassau, Bahamas

Bahamas bar Bon Vivants captures the spirit of island living with its bright and bold style. Take a tour of its beautiful interior via our Inside Look. → Read More

Large-Format Wine Recs from Derrick C. Westbrook

More winemakers are embracing large-format wine bottlings. A few recommendations from Chicago sommelier Derrick C. Westbrook. → Read More

Road Trip: Copenhagen Cocktails

Denmark has always been a land of beer drinkers, but cocktails have increasingly entered the conversation. Where to find the best Copenhagen cocktails. → Read More

Punch Fantasia Spices Up Winter Cocktails

This holiday season, American bartenders are turning to Punch Fantasia—an Italian liqueur made with rhum, spices and sugar—to bring richness to winter cocktails. → Read More

The Soundtrack of Trick Dog

Josh Harris knows how to set a vibe, and the first playlist he created for Trick Dog in San Francisco might be one of the most crowd-pleasing we've featured in our playlist series to date. → Read More

Inside Look: The Formosa Café, Los Angeles

In 2017, the 1933 Group took on a major renovation of the Formosa Café. The project cost $2.4 million and took two years and four months to complete. → Read More

Perfect Day: Where to Drink in Halifax

Bar Kismet owner Jenner Cormier details his ideal agenda for where to drink in Halifax. → Read More

Where to Drink Cocktails in Montreal

The largest city in Québec is known for its food, but Montreal's cocktail scene shines equaly bright. Here's our itinerary for where to drink cocktails in Montreal. → Read More

A Perfect Playlist from The Varnish

At The Varnish in Los Angeles, former bartender Sari Lindersmith curates thoughtful playlists stuffed with classic oldies, Italian and Latin covers, and a very special tune for last call. → Read More

Elements: Yuzu Cocktails

Yuzu is a bright, versatile ingredient that bartenders are using as an alternative to lemons and limes in cocktails everywhere. → Read More

Mint Cocktails

Make your mint go beyond the garnish with these recipes for mint cocktails where the herb takes a starring role. → Read More

6 To Try: New-School Breakfast Teas

American tea purveyors like Firepot, Spirit, SerendipiTea and more are making breakfast blends that pay homage to tradition while pushing new flavor boundaries. → Read More

The Pastry War Playlist Is A Tribute to Mexico

When planning the musical mood for the Pastry War in Houston, owner Bobby Heugel wanted to create a playlist that would reflect Mexican culture and history in a way that matches the bar's drink offerings. → Read More

Perfect Day: Where to Drink in Bogotá

Bogota has long been the cultural heart of Colombia, and its proximity to the nearby Amazon rainforest influences the city’s developing tapestry of food and drink. San Francisco Expat Erin Rose shares a guide to where to drink in Bogota. → Read More

Harlem Hops' Sunday Afternoon Playlist

At our Imbibe 75 Beer Bar of the Year Harlem Hops, owner Kevin Bradford sets an upbeat tone for beer drinking on Sundays with a collection of vintage reel-to-reel tapes. We've recreated the playlist for your at-home enjoyment. → Read More

Reimagining the Vieux Carre

The classic Vieux Carre, invented by bartender Walter Bergeron at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, has stood the test of time. Thanks to its enduring appeal, bartenders everywhere have tweaked the original recipe to make modern versions all their own. → Read More

Bottles to Try: Baja Wine

Explore the nuances of Baja wine with recs from wine directors at Cosme in New York and Leña Brava in Chicago. → Read More