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The Apple Cake

I’ve forever been on the hunt for The Apple Cake. Like The Bran Muffin, the homemade version has always, invariably eluded me. (For a historical explanation, feel free to read  966 more words


Eleven Madison Park's 11 course menu (2017)

It’s been one year since I last updated this blog. I guess I’ll get back to it and start off with food. Last year, Eleven Madison Park offered an 11-course retrospective tasting menu featuring signature dishes from the years it’s been opened, for a limited time only. 176 more words


Chewing (and drinking) the Fat

Duck Dive

1 oz Duck Fat bourbon*
1 oz Apple Brandy
1/2 oz Ginger Liqueur
Few dashes lemon ginger bitters

Stir with ice, strain into a rocks glass. 458 more words


apples and pears

The name of this drink is an obvious reference to the ingredients, but also a nod to the British turn of phrase that rhymes with stairs, which you probably shouldn’t attempt to traverse after a couple of these. 59 more words


Lucky Star

Lucky Star: One of the few songs not to make it into Stranger Things, I think you could call a Star the pop version of a Sazerac, which I did not expect when I made it. 100 more words


Whiskey Wednesday Adjacent: Pick Your Apple Poison

You can always tell what a bar manager’s secret passion is. You’ll look at the backbar and no matter how well curated it is there will always be a collection of bottles that are out of place, an odd amount of variety in an esoteric category. 815 more words

Whiskey Wednesday

“It is Indeed Bad to Eat Apples. It is Better to Make Them All Cider”: When Cider Reigned Supreme in America

“It is indeed bad to eat apples. It is better to make them all cider” — Benjamin Franklin

Name a beverage consumed by all age groups, men and women alike, the poor and the very rich, from sun up to sun down, that is touted as healthy and refreshing yet also contains alcohol.  850 more words