In the latest issue of Edible Manhattan, contributor Joshua David Stein visits Midtown’s Betony to learn how the bar’s milk punch came to be. The gorgeous cocktail is nothing more than milk, tea, citrus, and alcohol. “Inside every milk, there’s a crystal clear milk punch, waiting to break free. What an edifying thought,” writes Stein. Watch the video above to witness the magic of the milk punch. Here’s some other stuff we loved today:

Ask a Cicerone: What’s the best affordable beer? [Serious Eats]

To make healthier choices, color-code your food. [NPR]

Ozersky asks, “Can you eat like a man?” What is that supposed to mean… [Esquire]

7 UP once contained a prescription mood stabilizer that treats bipolar disorders. [Gizmodo]

Photo: Edible

Photo: Edible