CityEats’ Picks: Winter Cocktails

With the temperature dropping, there’s nothing better than a winter cocktail to warm you up. From a hot toddy to a classic bourbon-spiked cider, here are CityEats’ 10 favorite winter cocktails.

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El Toro tri-tip BBQ

El Toro tri-tip BBQ

Did You Know? The 2 hottest chilis in the world, the Naga Viper and Infinity chilli, were developed in England and are available as a sauces. England is now producing the hottest natural chilli sauces (without added pepper extract) available in the world.

Dish 1: El Toro
Where: Phil’s BBQ, 3750 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
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Fry Sauce” on Pastrami Double Crown Burger

Fry Sauce” on Pastrami Double Crown Burger

Did You Know? The oldest known condiment is garum, a sauce of fermented fish used by the ancient Romans.

Dish 2: "Fry Sauce" on Pastrami Double Crown Burger
Where: Crown Burgers, 377 East 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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Sicilian Pizza from Spumoni Garden

Sicilian Pizza from Spumoni Garden

Did You Know? Today, ketchup is one of the most popular condiments in the world. Americans buy over 175 billion bottles every year.

Dish 3: Sicilian Pizza
Where: L&B Spumoni Garden, 2725 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11223
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Tiger Sauce on Pit Beef Sandwich

Tiger Sauce on Pit Beef Sandwich

Did You Know? Famous chef Julia Child once said "sauces are the splendor and the glory of cooking."

Dish 4: Tiger Sauce on Pit Beef Sandwich
Where: CHAPS Charcoal Restaurant, 5801 Pulaski Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21205
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Peach BBQ Sauce

Peach BBQ Sauce

Did You Know? Today, over 40 different varieties of peaches are grown in Georgia.

Dish 5: Peach BBQ Sauce
Where: Sweet Potatoes, 6825 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31406
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Voocoo Juice at Angel's BBQ

Voocoo Juice at Angel's BBQ

Did You Know? In 1912, a pharmacist named Wilbur Scoville devised a method of measuring the intensity of a pepper’s burn. Known as the Scoville scale, it has become the pre-eminent barometer of flaming fare.

Dish 1: Voodoo Juice
Where: Angel's BBQ, 21 W Oglethorpe Ln, Savannah, GA 31401
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Triple Habanero Pie

Triple Habanero Pie

Did You Know? Chile peppers are “hot” because of a substance called capsaicin that triggers the same pain receptors in the brain as actual heat.

Dish 2: Triple Habanero Pie
Where: Flying Pie, 6508 Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83704
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Prince's Spicy Chicken

Prince's Spicy Chicken

Did You Know? Some biologists believe that peppers originally developed capsaicin to defend themselves from hungry animals.

Dish 3: Prince's Hot Chicken
Where: Prince's Chicken, 123 Ewing Dr, No. 2, Nashville, TN 37207
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Spicy Shrimp from Giovanni Shrimp Truck

Spicy Shrimp from Giovanni Shrimp Truck

Did You Know? The ingredients in Chile peppers are chock full of vitamins, ease minor aches and pains and increase blood flow.

Dish 4: Spicy Shrimp
Where: Giovanni's Shrimp Truck, 56-505 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, HI 96731
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Did You Know? In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the new world… and Chile peppers! Columbus named the spicy plants “peppers” when he mistook them for relatives of the black pepper of India and just 50 years after his discovery this indigenous south American plant had spread worldwide.

Dish 5: Pasta From Hell
Where: East Coast Grill, 1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139
960 1280

  

Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Bahama Mama from Schmidt's

Did You Know? Sausages are some of the earliest amazing eats on record! Early humans developed sausage-making in an effort to preserve meat for future consumption.

Dish 1: Bahama Mamas
Where: Schmidt's, 240 East Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43216
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Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Chili Half Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl

Did You Know? The guilty pleasure of sausage is often described as sinful. But legend has it that in 320 ad, the Catholic Church actually declared eating sausage a sin, due to its association with a popular pagan festival.

Dish 2: Chili Half-Smoke Sausage
Where: Ben’s Chili Bowl, 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
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Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Italian Sausage Bomber Sandwich at Campi's

Did You Know? When the Erie Canal opened in 1823, the economy of Rochester exploded, making it one of America’s original boomtowns. Today, Rochester is home to explosive meat sandwiches known as bombers.

Dish 3: Italian Sausage "Bomber" Sandwich
Where: Campi's, 205 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY 14611
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Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Saddlebag Sausage Pancakes

Did You Know? Thought to be a direct descendant of the frankfurter of Frankfurt, Germany, hot dogs became enormously popular in 1893 when baseball parks started serving them to fans.

Dish 4: Sausage "Saddlebag" Pancakes
Where: The Buff, 1725 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301
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Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich at Bruges in Salt Lake City

Did You Know? Up through World War II, sausages were made with water. If not cooked properly under high heat, they exploded - leading the British to nickname the combustible links "bangers."

Dish 5: Machine Gun Sausage Sandwich
Where: Bruges, 336 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Po Boy Sandwich at Hot Sauce Williams

Did You Know? Sausages can vary by country and region as each incorporates their own local ingredients into the links.

Dish 6: Polish Boy sausage sandwich
Where: Hot Sauce Williams, 7815 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103
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