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Le Flâneur (trans.: "Man-About-Town")

LE FLÂNEUR sitting at his favorite roost in the Bread & Breakfast Cafe and Bakery, Alpine, Texas. In this scene he is in his usual pose, holding a book and gazing out a plate glass window at an idling Amtrak train, which rests on a track 100 yards away. 1,448 more words



The Boulevardier is a very close relative to the classic Negroni, which I mixed recently. Here, the gin of the Negroni is replaced with whiskey, giving the drink a spicy note. 280 more words


On Idling

Flaneur (Fr.) First described by Charles Baudelaire in the 19th Century. An urban explorer. The roles demands a certain charisma. The crowd is the flaneur’s element, the place where he or she is most at home. 726 more words

Dallas Uncorked Goes to the Oscars - Auction Items

Gary and I are so excited for our upcoming Dallas Uncorked event where he, my Gary Cogill, will lead us through the best films of the year over a few glasses of tasty wine with our friends at Veritas on February 8. 360 more words

Wine And Spirits

Two of My Favorite Drinks

They’re like twins… sometimes hard to tell apart, but definitely different.

A “1794” cocktail

2 parts rye whiskey
1 part Italian vermouth
1 part Campari… 10 more words


Another Boulevardier

The pace of our usual life, the sense that we’re always Doing Important Stuff (or at least called to be doing so) sometimes makes me think we’ve all forgotten how to just take a little aimless stroll. 257 more words

Human Nature