This week's cover story | Summer Drinking
When the mercury rises, you need 1) A/C; 2) to shed clothing; 3) a refreshing cocktail. We can help with that last one: We found 13 boozy coolers, all of which feature ice in a starring role—popsicles, snow cones, etc.
Speaking of sweating, Food & Drink associate editor Julia Kramer did a lot of that when she worked an exhausting six shifts as a bar back at Scofflaw. What is a bar back and what do they do? Short answer: They're a bartender's slave.