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BOTTARGA
DELL ISOLA BOTTARGA
SEA FOOD
DRIED FISH
FISH
GULF OF MEXICO
ROE
GRAY MULLET
MARC SLAKMON
Cooking with Bottarga Dell'Isola
It's understandable if you haven't yet heard of bottarga, as there are many names around the world for this umami-rich epicurean delicacy. For those familiar with the dried, pressed and salted roe (or filled egg sack) of the grey mullet fish, it still...
THANKSGIVING
THANKSGIVING DINNER
VERMOUTH
VERMUT
MAPLE SYRUP
SPICES
RECIPES
COCKTAILS
SHRUB
Unexpected Additions to Punch Up Your Thanksgiving Meal
Of course there is great joy, nostalgia and ease to the fact that Thanksgiving dinner stays the same year after year for many people. We aren't suggesting anyone ditch the bird or the mashed potatoes but the following eight items can either be incorporated...
NYC
RAMEN
CHICKEN BROTH
NOODLES
JAPANESE RESTAURANTS
RESTAURANTS
DINING
JAPANESE FOOD
Mew Men Ramen Shop
Around the corner from NYC indie filmhouse IFC Center sits a new, small ramen joint Mew Men. It's a little sister to the wildly popular Midtown basement pub Izakaya Mew, but here the menu is minimalist. There's not much beyond the five ramen options...
NESPRESSO
BREVILLE
COFFEE
COFFEE CULTURE
COFFEE MACHINES
INSTANT COFFEE
ESPRESSO
AUTOMATIC ESPRESSO MACHINE
Nespresso + Breville Creatista Plus
Simply put, the new Creatista Plus is what happens when two of the most respected names in coffee-making appliances unite. With Nespresso's simple, recyclable pod process and Breville's sleek, stainless steel design, it's as easy to use as it is...
ARROWOOD FARMS
BEER
BEERS
UPSTATE NEW YORK
SUSTAINABLE FARMING
ORGANIC FARMS
ARTISANAL BEER
ACCORD
NEW YORK
Upstate New York's Arrowood Farms Beer
Consumers today are wondering more and more where their food and beverages come from. Transparency is key, sustainability is valued, and passion is a plus. All of this can be found at the rather idyllic Arrowood Farms in upstate New York. And...
WHISKY
WHISKEY
THE EXCEPTIONAL
DONALD SUTCLIFFE
SCOTLAND
SPIRITS
DRINKS
SCOTCH
CRAFT DISTILLERS
THE MACALLAN
PEATED SCOTCH
ALCOHOL
DRINKING
The Exceptional: Small-Batch Scotch Whiskies
It's a bold move to name your brand "exceptional." The first definition tends to mean not typical; the second, outstanding. When creating The Exceptional, Donald Sutcliffe touches upon both. It's rather unusual to make small-batch blended Scotch with...
COCKTAIL RECIPES
SUBSCRIPTION BOXES
BITTERS
COCKTAILS
GIFTS
SHAKER AND SPOON
INGREDIENTS
ALCOHOL
Getting Crafty with Shaker & Spoon
A boozy subscription box without the booze? Before you run away, hear Shaker & Spoon founders, book designer Anna Gorovoy and animator Mike Milyavsky, out. By removing the most readily available and physically heaviest ingredient—liquor—their package...
SAVAGE JERKY CO
BEEF JERKY
BACON JERKY
SNACKS
SRIRACHA
TERIYAKI
ALL NATURAL
GEORGIA
FAMILY OWNED
Savage Jerky Co's Beef and Bacon Offerings
This isn't the same jerky one will find in row upon row at a gas station while mid-road trip. It's substantially better. In fact, Savage Jerky was created—with the help of three Kickstarter campaigns since 2014—after its founders Brad, Michelle...
COCKTAILS
FALL COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
APPLE BRANDY
SANGRIA
PUNCHES
CHARCOAL
MATADOR BAR
MIAMI BEACH EDITION
THE NOMAD BAR
THE SKYLARK
PARK AVENUE AUTUMN
SLOWLY SHIRLY
ABSINTHE
SHERRY
PORT
Six Seasonal Cocktails with Unexpected Ingredients
There's nothing wrong with embracing pumpkin puree at this time of year. However, we wanted to go a bit further into the seasonal spectrum and we've found a few ingredients making their presence known. From the hundreds of cocktails and recipes we...
WATG
GREAT ARCHITECTURAL BAKE OFF
BAKE OFFS
CAKES
ZAHA HADID
PHILIP JOHNSON GLASS HOUSE
THE GLASS HOUSE
DESSERTS
ARCHITECTS
ARCHTOBER
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN MONTH NEW YORK
WIMBERLY INTERIORS
GRADE NEW YORK
STUDIOS ARCHITECTURE
WATG's Great Architectural Bake-Off
We're in the midst of Archtober—NYC's sixth annual month-long celebration of architecture and design, complete with innovative programming and activities. To honor the month in a clever, tasty way, hospitality architectural firm WATG and their design...
THE MACALLAN
DOUBLE CASK
SCOTCH
SINGLE MALTS
AGE STATEMENT SCOTCH
SPEYSIDE
STUART MACPHERSON
MASTER OF WOOD
ALCOHOL
The Macallan Double Cask
It's safe to say that The Macallan (Sherry Oak) 12 is one of the best bets when purchasing an unpeated single malt. The cost per value stands higher than just about any other Scotch on the market. Why then, would The Macallan release an additional...
COGNAC
BRANDY
HENNESSY
FRANCE
SPIRITS
BROWN SPIRITS
DISTILLERY TOURS
ALCOHOL
COCKTAILS
In the Heart of Cognac, Hennessy
When was the last time you had cognac? We ask this because, as with many other brown spirits, cognac consumption is on the rise in America. Perhaps it was in a classic cocktail—a Sidecar or a Sazerac or even an Alexander. Maybe one was savoring it...
BEER
PALE ALE
CRAFT BEER
PATAGONIA
PATAGONIA PROVISIONS
SUSTAINABILITY
HOPS
HOPWORKS
B CORP
Patagonia's First-Ever Beer, the Long Root Ale
Patagonia Provisions, the sustainable food offshoot of Patagonia that boldly addresses environmental issues and wanting to influence the food industry for the better, has been filling customers up with responsibly harvested wild salmon (all the...
VITICOLE
WINE
BRIAN MCCLINTIC
WINE CLUBS
SOCIAL MEDIA
SOMMELIERS
MORTONS STEAK HOUSE
LES MARCHANDS
Viticole Wine Club
For the last few months, master sommelier Brian McClintic has been making his wine recommendations available through a new project he calls Viticole, the French word for wine-growing. Until now these wines have been solely offered through...
SCOTCH
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
GLENFIDDICH
WHISKY
SINGLE MALT WHISKY
WHISKEY
THE EXPERIMENTAL SERIES
BRIAN KINSMAN
INDIA PALE ALE CASK FINISH
HIGHLAND WHISKY
SPEYSIDE
PROJECT XX
September Scotch: Glenfiddich Gets Experimental
All single malt whisky drinkers know the name Glenfiddich and have most likely consumed one or many of its expressions. It's another renowned Speyside-style portfolio hailing from Duffton, Scotland with centuries of history behind its development...
BLUE BOTTLE
BLUE BOTTLE PERFECTLY GROUND
COFFEE
PREGROUND COFFEE
COFFEE BY THE CUP
JAMES FREEMAN
Blue Bottle Perfectly Ground
On a sunny day in Los Angeles, Blue Bottle founder James Freeman sits at a table near a window in his bustling, light-filled cafe. Following up on an intriguing invitation to drink coffee together, we sit down and he pulls out a box of white packets...
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
AUCHENTOSHAN
WHISKY
WHISKEY
SINGLE MALT SCOTCH
LOWLANDS
DISTILLATION
GLASGOW
WHISKY COCKTAILS
WHISKY AND BEER
AMERICAN OAK
September Scotch: Three Times Distilled Auchentoshan Single Malts
The distillery for single malt Scotch brand Auchentoshan (pronounced "AWK-EN-TOSH-EN") can be considered geographically distinct for an uncommon reason. Yes, it's a Lowland Scotch (as opposed to the Highland and Islay whiskies we've thus far explored...
CACAO IN E MAJOR
MUSIC
DINNERS
SYNTHESIA
YSANNE SPEVACK
THE BOWERY
CHOCOLATE
MULTI-SENSORY EXPERIENCES
YNTEGRITY
INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ON DEPRESSION
IFRED
BILLY CORGAN
Cacao in E Major: An Immersive Symphony of Chocolate Synethesia
There's a tangible link between a great meal and the sensation of happiness. We are all aware of this. But what can one expect from a feast, or more accurately a food experience, dedicated to stimulating cross-modal happiness first and foremost...
SPROUTSIO
PERSONAL PRODUCE
GARDENING
HOME GARDENS
HYDROCULTURE
FOOD TECHNOLOGY
VEGETABLES
HYDROPONICS
AEROPONICS
SproutsIO Hybrid Hydroculture Technology
The best way to be close to your food is to grow it yourself, though many people can't keep houseplants or herb gardens alive in the best of times. With SproutsIO, funding now on Kickstarter after extensive product-testing, a self-moderating hybrid...
WINE
DRINKS
WINERIES
WINERY
CHAMPAGNE
FRENCH
FRANCE
BLANC DE NOIRS
ARMAND DE BRIGNAC WINERY
Inside Armand de Brignac Winery, France
by Emily Arden Wells The first sip of Armand de Brignac (colloquially known as Ace of Spades) is an unforgettable moment. Mine was in the hotel bar of the Plaza Athénée—a legendary Paris hotel. The waiter came to our table and slowly poured a glass...
MATCHA
TEA
JAPAN
PANATEA
TRAVEL
HEALTH
WELLNESS
Panatea Instant Matcha
Anyone who has made their own Matcha knows the ritual of its preparation is partially about ceremony, but largely about achieving the optimal consistency. Whisking the bright green powder in to a bowl of water helps break up the clumps often found...
PEATED SCOTCH
SCOTCH
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
WHISKY
WHISKEY
LAGAVULIN
ISLAY
SCOTLAND
SINGLE MALTS
September Scotch: 200 Years of Lagavulin
In our two previous September Scotch explorations, we stuck to the Highlands of Scotland for one profile they're commonly associated with and one that's a true variation on it all. Now, however, we're shifting to Islay—the famed, scenic island off...
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
FASHION WEEK
HARPERS BAZAAR
STELLA ARTOIS
TEQUILA
SIGNATURE COCKTAILS
PARTIES
ECKHAUS LATTA
PRABAL GURUNG
THE EDITION HOTEL
Fashion Week's Four Best Cocktails
Outfits aren't the only luxury getting an overhaul during New York Fashion Week. What with all the brands, faces and hands circulating, party venues (be that restaurants, clubs or art spaces) also seek to make an impression. The following four cocktails...
CASA DRAGONES
TEQUILA
COCKTAILS
MULBERRY PROJECT
RAEL PETIT
CINDY SHERMAN
BENEFITS
PERFECT EARTH PROJECT
HAMPTON CLASSIC
Closing Out Hamptons Season with Tequila Cocktails
Last weekend closed out what is oftentimes perceived as "the Hamptons season." Summer Fridays are now gone (for those lucky enough to have had them) and students have returned to school. But that doesn't mean the libation must cease. Labor Day...
USQUAEBACH
SCOTCH
BLENDED SCOTCH
WHISKY
WHISKEY
HIGHLAND WHISKY
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
ALCOHOL
September Scotch: What Old-Rare Means to Usquaebach
Before we even touch upon what Usquaebach is, we must address its rather tricky-to-pronounce name—which should be read as "OOS-KE-BAH." Stepping back to the 1500s, the Gaelic words "uisge beatha" translated to "water of life," which meant whisky. Poet...
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