Things to do for February 15, 2017

A Fine Holiday Weekend of Tamales and Cannabis Cold Brew

To Say Nothing of the Taxi Drones...

By Ilana Dadras

GOLDEN HOUR

Everything You Need to Know Before the Oscars

There’s so much Oscar stuff you need to brush up on before the 26th. Our guide is full of all the vital and not-vital-at-all intel. Like, say, a thorough visual history of the Oscar tux, a guide to blowing off your award in the most unique way possible and a slew of fake awards like Most Low-Key Execution of a Batshit Sci-Fi Concept. Follow us...

TACO THE TOWN

Now, About That Time We Cooked Mexican Food With Rick Bayless

The much-celebrated chef’s got a new online course on Mexican cooking. We took that course, and learned a thing or two about tomatillo salsa. We gained a newfound respect for tamale making. And we reflected upon how Bayless’s approach is reminiscent of a pre-Heisenberg Walter White. In the best way possible.

TAP OUT

Go Ahead, Add a Three-Tap Bar to Your Kitchen

If you’re ready to make your home bar more like a real bar, do it with this (pretty damn simple) countertop draft system that taps three growlers at once to keep the beer flowing at all times. Hey, it’s good to have options.

HEY JOE

Cannabis Cold Brew Is Just One of the Most Important New Coffee Inventions Out There

Want to give cannabis-infused cold brew a shot? Care to upgrade to an incredibly simple and sleek home cold-brewing machine? Wish your barista were actually a robot who could make lattes with a large mechanical claw? You sound like a person who needs to catch up on everything that’s new in the coffee world. Also, you’re pretty weird for wanting that last one.

Ilana Dadras cannot discern between situations in which sarcasm is and is not appropriate. Her favorite things include mezcal cocktails, Big Sur and writing about herself in the third person.

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