Last week saw the debut of Boozehound, Jason Wilson's book chronicling a lifetime of exploration of the world of drinks, with a special focus on the last few years when he's been trotting the globe in pursuit of spirituous splendor. For Wilson, as for many of us who wind up on the booze beat, drinks are about much more than the simple substance in the glass.
'Jason Wilson' on Serious Eats
We could all use a little warmth this time of year, but sometimes a hot, steaming cup of something just isn't what you're looking for. As Jason Wilson detailed in last week's Washington Post, when a drink can use a little fire but you don't want to dispense with the ice, it's time to reach for the chilis that can push your liquor into Scoville unit territory.