Alibi V.27 No.23 • June 7-13, 2018 
Jessica O'Brien mixes up a custom cocktail for her Monday night pop-up

Cocktail Culture

Making Drinks with Mass Appeal

Jessica O’Brien makes weekly cocktail masterpieces at Sister

Weekly Alibi met up with Jessica O’Brien to chat about her creative process and the critical recognition she’s gotten for her drinks.
The New Farm

Book Review

Finding Success on The New Farm

A memoir of a (profitable) organic farm

In The New Farm, Brent Preston gives his account of moving out to the country to start a farm, doing it successfully and creating a model that could help countless other small farmers build their business.
Jessica O’Brien’s drink inspired by the first rain
Jessica O’Brien

Try This at Home

After the Rain

Jessica O’Brien’s monsoon season cocktail

After the Rain came from the Jayo’s Cocktail Pop-Up on May 21, when we got our first monsoon of the season.

Chowtown Restaurant Guide

A Taste of Thailand

At some point down the line Thai food became synonymous with comfort food for me. It was my family’s favorite dining out cuisine when I was young, and now I have a lot of good nostalgia wrapped up in the smell of lemongrass and curry. Tom kha gai, papaya salad and pad see ew are my go-to orders when I’m sick or just craving something warming and familiar, so I’ve visited most of the Thai spots in town to find some of my favorites of each. That GrubHub bill is getting a little out of control at this point, honestly.

Here’s a few of my favorite spots to order Thai in the Duke City. May they bring you many spicy tears and great evenings.

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