A.B. Smeby Bitters

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A waiter at NYC restaurant The Modern, Louis Smeby tapped his true talent with a line of bitters crafted in his Brooklyn kitchen from local ingredients. Shown on Tasting Table, A.B. Smeby Bittering Co. takes careful consideration of seasonal flavors when creating the limited run of all natural bitters, such as this summer’s range which includes lemon verbena, licorice-nectarine, hibiscus-rose and celery-lovage.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Kanye cartoons, touch-screen watches, licorice-nectarine bitters, black market goods and more in our weekly look at the web

1. #kanyenewyorkertweets Kanye West has close to a half million followers on Twitter, hanging onto every ridiculous Tweet. Inspired by his words, musical comedic group Paul and Storm had the idea to mash-up Kanye’s Tweets with classic New Yorker cartoons, resulting in a genius collection of newfangled cartoons found on the website #kanyenewyorkertweets. 2. 3sixteen+ American menswear label 3sixteen already sets itself apart by being …

Smyth Hotel

TriBeCa NYC's youngest contender in modern luxury hotel scene

Just under a year old, the latest addition to Thompson Hotel‘s family, the Smyth offers the same casual sophistication they are known for with a custom-tailored interior suited to its TriBeCa location with understated wine-toned rooms, mini-bars stocked with Dean & Deluca gourmet snacks and incredible BBG architecture. Upon entering the hotel, guests pass through the lobby designed by Yabu Pushelberg down a dimly lit …