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Sebastian Seung, executive vice president and chief research scientist of Samsung Research, talks about Ballie, an AI rolling robot during a Samsung keynote before the CES tech show, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

CES tech show: Say no to junk food; machines make cocktails

Jan. 7, 2020 7:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you. These were among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas. The four-day show, which opened Tuesday, is a place for companies to unveil their products...

In this July 2019 photo, leftover champagne was poured to add a bit of sparkle to this Cranberry Orange Shrub in New York. (Cheyenne Cohen/Katie Workman via AP)

What to do with that leftover bubbly? Some ideas

Dec. 30, 2019 6:28 PM EST

From early December through Jan. 1 (or beyond, depending on how fervently you hang on to the holidays), the pop of a Champagne or sparkling wine cork is a welcome and frequent sound. Fizzy wine is just the most festive of drinks, whether sipped straight up in a flute or mixed into cocktails. And many a New...

In this July 2019 photo, leftover champagne was poured to add a bit of sparkle to this Cranberry Orange Shrub in New York. (Cheyenne Cohen/Katie Workman via AP)

What to do with that leftover bubbly? Some ideas

Dec. 30, 2019 6:22 PM EST

From early December through Jan. 1 (or beyond, depending on how fervently you hang on to the holidays), the pop of a Champagne or sparkling wine cork is a welcome and frequent sound. Fizzy wine is just the most festive of drinks, whether sipped straight up in a flute or mixed into cocktails. And many a New...

In this Wednesday, Dec, 4, 2019 photo, a snowplow espresso is displayed at Sushisamba, in Covent Garden in London. While mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter many cocktail bars in London offer their own seasonal winter warmers.  (AP Photo/Louise Dixon)

London offers winter warmers with a festive flavor

Dec. 9, 2019 8:48 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter. Whiskey expert Ross Dennis at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery explains that the hot toddy comes from Scotland. “The first mention of what we now think of as a hot toddy comes about in the...

In this April 10, 2014, photo, Bourbon Street businessman Earl Bernhardt poses for a photo in New Orleans. The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans' French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the

Co-inventor of New Orleans 'hand grenade' cocktail dies

Dec. 7, 2019 9:07 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans' French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the “hand grenade” has died. Earl Bernhardt died Thursday at the age of 80 from natural causes, Bernhardt's business partner Pam Fortner said in a statement,...