History of Happy Hour: An Insider Look into This Post-Work Tradition

“Hey, want to grab drinks after work?” You’ve probably heard this phrase for most of your adult life – and who are you to refuse? Enjoying a summer evening on the patio with a drink in hand, or curling up … Read More


Nigiri vs Sashimi: What’s the Difference? | Roka Akor

When it comes to food, there is no cuisine that is quite as divisive as sushi. Given that it’s raw fish, this is perhaps not surprising – even the most adventurous Americans may refuse to try sushi. “I don’t like … Read More


How to Properly Order a Martini | Roka Akor

You don’t feel much classier than you do when you order a martini. You feel like James Bond, like a Hollywood superstar from the ‘50s, or like a business executive from the “Mad Men” era. But that’s only if you … Read More


Top 5 Cocktail Trends of 2018 | Roka Akor

Hip drinkers are like the explorers of centuries past – without the pikes, helmets, and penchant for finding gold in new and undiscovered countries. They’re still searching for a fountain of youth, though – or at least, a fountain of … Read More


Top 8 Tips on How to Drink Sake the Right Way | Roka Akor

Think the best way to drink sake is to shoot it? Think again. Sake is a refined beverage with a rich history, and there is a traditional way to drink it. If you want to get the most out of … Read More


The Best Wine With Sushi: 5 Truly Amazing Pairings | Roka Akor

When you go out to eat, you don’t just want a tasty meal; you want an experience. Learning how to best pair your beverages with your meal can make for a dining experience that you won’t soon forget. Why are … Read More