20 April 2014

Bottle Juice

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New York City

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By Nick Passmore of Nick on Wine 1 day ago.
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My favorite: the lightly floral, bone dry Gewurz Kastelaz, brilliant with the smoked trout and horseradish crema at The Marrow, NYC.

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By Max Linsky of Slate Articles 1 day ago.
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Richard Harding Davis • New York Journal • January 1896

Witnessing an execution in war-torn Cuba. The young man's friends could not be present, for it was impossible for them to show themselves in that crowd and that place with wisdom or without distress, and I like to think that, although Rodríguez could not know it, there was one person present when he died who felt keenly for him, and who was a sympathetic though unwilling spectator.

The Way We Left Cuba

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By Dana Stevens of Slate Articles 1 day ago.
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…premise—a bicycling pot-delivery guy interacts with clients of various stripes on his rounds through New York City—it seemed like it had to be. Though there are always exceptions to the rule—Gregg Araki's feminist stoner odyssey Smiley Face being a recent and shining example—marijuana-based humor tends to proceed along a fairly predictable track: gags about paranoia and couch-lock, peril-fraught quests for fast food, and general jokes at the expense of the temporarily …

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Camden Yards, with Lenn Thompson of the New York Cork Report. And like many of the other attendees we stumbled upon Millstone. The cool part was that they were a different kind of producer. They made meade and cider. Normally I am not such a big meade guy, but there are some very good ones out there these days. These folks are in Monkton, MD. The place is run by Curt Sherrer and his son Kyle.

Millstone uses only heirloom apples. Good cider apples may not make great table apples …

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…of a Blonde Imperial Stout. But we do not intend to stay behind, and in this year, New York brewers shall make up and move ahead. Many years ago the great British explorer George Mallory, who was to die on Mount Everest, was asked why did he wanted to climb it. He said, "Because it is there." When President John F. Kennedy was asked why we were going to the moon, he said, "Because it is there, and we're going to climb it, and the moon and the planets are there, …

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By 1WineDude of 1 Wine Dude 5 days ago.
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…Rioja Wines in which I will be taking part in Tapas Fest in NYC (mostly as a panel moderator for both geekified and introduction-style panel sessions about Rioja wine) as well as hosting a # RiojaBuzz Tweet Chat on April 24th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST (during which we'll start tasting through some Rioja goodness in lip-smacking anticipation of the NYC event).

I'll naturally not be formally reviewing any Rioja juice here on 1WD until after that …

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By Joe of St. Louis Eats and Drinks 6 days ago.
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Some kids fantasized about Hollywood. I fantasized about New York. Blame the movies. Forget the palm trees, give me yellow taxicabs and Gershwin's brass as background music.

And, being a reader, I read about New York. Voraciously. Somewhere in all those years, with decades between visits, I learned about Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop. When I began to visit the city with some regularity, I saw it from Fifth Avenue buses, although I was usually busier looking at the Flatiron Building across the street. But I never got there.

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By Levi Dalton of JancisRobinson.com 7 days ago.
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Levi Dalton, ex New York sommelier and host of the podcast I'll Drink to That! , could not be more of an enthusiast for Piemonte's finest wines. As preparation for my article on the growth of interest in Barolo , I therefore asked him for his comments and how these wines are currently viewed by.

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By lucasblanes of Uvinum's blog 9 days ago.
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While William L. Hamilton said in 2002 to a review in The New York Times that Gimlet Cocktail Recipe was:

4 ounces of vodka

1/2 lemon juice

1/2 ounces of Lemon

Lemon slice for garnish

Gary Regan in the Bartender Bible presents the Gimlet Cocktail Recipe like that:

2 ounces of Plymouth Gin

1/2 ounce of lemon juice

Slice of lemon

As you can see the possible variations of this cocktail are numerous and you will have to try several …

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By Dr. Vino of Dr Vino's wine blog 10 days ago.
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Forbes ). Fishman told me over coffee in New York recently that after he had been at Palantir a few years, CEO Alex Karp supported him to pursue his own startup. Fishman said he had always been into food but found wine daunting.

"If you have a mission-driven approach to creating a company, you can do incredible things, such as fight terrorism," Fishman said. "Our mission at Delectable is to make the world a more delicious place."

Moreover, it had …

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