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"Fine & Rare": Exquisite Spirits-Focused Restaurant Opens Near NYC's Grand Central Terminal

After much success at The Flatiron Room in NYC, owner Tommy Tardie has opened another spirits-focused restaurant, called Fine & Rare, to provide another location for diners with a mature attitude looking for a sophisticated yet "un-stuffy" food and spirits experience.

Ben & Jerry's is Making Bourbon Ice Cream

If anything, ice cream iconoclast Ben & Jerry's is not afraid to experiment with wild, idiosyncratic flavors. Just look at its flavor "graveyard." And that spirit of unbridled innovation continues with its latest flavor: the booze-tastic Urban Bourbon. The new pint combines two of our favorite things -- ice cream and brown liquor -- into one, so we may never leave home again.
 Connecticut Robusto & Penderyn Welsh Madeira Whisky

The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #11: Camacho Connecticut Robusto & Penderyn Madeira Finish Whisky

Let’s imagine you’re at a party, like the one your spouse drags you to when she has to impress her boss with the fact that she can balance her job, a husband, a household, maybe some children and car payments so that he won’t consign her to the crappy assignments (let’s be honest, being a woman is not for me).  Before leaving for the event, considerable time is spent discussing the “interaction” strategy: who to talk to, what to talk about, subjects to avoid and how not to dominate the conversation when it comes to things I feel strongly about (like the pay inequity she’s dealing with).

The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #10: Vudu Priest No. 3 and Clyde Mays Alabama Style Whiskey

      Ya Gotta love a good story.  Now, everyone of my nieces and nephews knows how much their Uncle loves hearing a good story.  Hell, I've been known to tell a few of them myself, and who knows if what comes out of my mouth sometimes is half real or half concocted from the pitch of a fevered brain.

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