Julia Bainbridge  

Writer / Good Drinks author / Recipient of the Research Society on Alcoholism's Media Award / 2021 Food & WineGame Changer” / MSW candidate at Columbia / Follow me on Instagram or Twitter, subscribe to my newsletter, or otherwise contact me here


How to Turn Tea into Nonalcoholic Cocktails with Deep, Complex Flavors / 7 Refreshing Nonalcoholic Cocktails Around NYC / The Sober Guide to Las Vegas / Food & Wine Drinks Innovators of the Year: Morgan McLachlanNonalcoholic Wine Is Having a Moment; Here’s What You Need to Know / Han Suk Cho Is Redefining Nonalcoholic CocktailsKombucha for Connoisseurs: The Best Bottles to Pair With Food / Why Verjus Has Become the Darling of Nonalcoholic-Drink Makers / When a Dive Bar Fan Quit Drinking, He Set Out to Craft a Nonalcoholic Beer Worth Celebrating

Alcohol-Free Stuff

“The Umstead” / The World Changed. Did the N/A Movement? / Reimagine Your Relationship to Alcohol / Getting Sober on Bravo / The Buzz-Making, Hangover-Free Promise of Weed DrinksBurning Questions: What’s the Healthiest Drink? / Don’t Forget Non-Alcoholic Drinks This Thanksgiving / As Pandemic Life Endures, Some Are Drinking Less—Or Not at All / Pleasantly Bitter and Thoroughly Grown-Up, No Alcohol Needed  / Why More People Are Looking for Nonalcoholic Cocktail Recipes / How to Make Balanced Non-Alcoholic CocktailsForward-Thinking Bartenders Are Moving Non-Alcoholic Cocktails to the Top of Their List / What Do You Call a Bar Without Booze? / Bottle Service: New GrowthBig Alcohol Is Bracing for a More Sober Future / What Happens When Five Sober Chefs Share a Kitchen?Why I Stopped Drinking on DatesThis Chef Doesn’t Serve Alcohol at Staff Parties / I've Decided to Give Up Alcohol, at Least for a While / Should Bartenders Have to Serve Non-Drinkers?Imagine a Future Where Mocktails Are Taken SeriouslyIn Praise of Mindful Drinking


The Chef Who Traded Manhattan for a Smaller Island to Open Up His WorldThe Chef Who Can Teach Us a Thing or Two About Grit / Queen Anne Quatrano / Meet He RoThe Domination of Dominique AnselThe Dish on Kish

Other Food Stuff

The Best CBD Brands to Try, From Gummies to Olive Oils / An Ode to Gas-Station Fried Chicken / Bless the Dabo / Chef Anita Lo’s Party of One / Origin of a Classic: Lane Cake / Review: Hugh Acheson’s Slow Cooker BookThis Kitchen Is on a MissionFriday Night at the Colonnade / What’s With the Chicken Bones?‘Moonlight’ Has One of the Best Food Scenes of the Year / I Get By With a Little Help From My Kitchen / I’m the ‘Food Person’ Who Never Makes StockThe Toast Rack: A History and An AppreciationThe Russian Chicken Soup with an Eye on JapanCannabis Goes Gourmet

Other Other Stuff

6 Holiday Gifts for the Host Who Deserves the MostI’m Dating Someone I’ve Never Met — and I’m Falling in Love / A Glamorous, ’70s-Style Retreat in Downtown Manhattan / An Interview with Francesco ClarkWhat Sex Is Really Like After 70 / How Moving to the South Taught Me to Go SlowlyAndrew Young Has a Lot on His MindErika Lust on Making a More Inclusive Kind of Erotica

A Short List of Where You Can Find My Work 

Allure / Atlanta Magazine / Bon Appétit / Condé Nast Traveler / Food52 / Food & Wine / Garden & Gun / Heated / The New York Times / Oxford American / Paper / Plate / Playboy / Punch / Rachel Ray Every Day / Saveur / T: The New York Times Style Magazine / Taste / Travel + Leisure / The Wall Street Journal / Vinepair / The Washington Post / Wine Enthusiast