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  • Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays!

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  • Drinking Italian at Frankies 570 with Orland Delgado

    Drinking Italian at Frankies 570 with Orland Delgado

    Orland Delgado at Frankies 570 "You want to have easy drinking wines for the most part to go with food," said Orland Delgado, of Frankies 570 in the West Village. "Then you want to have bigger wines, something aged, more special, unique, so you get the older vintages. There are certain ye...

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  • Bubbles in the City, Billecart-Salmon

    Bubbles in the City, Billecart-Salmon

    "Billecart, it's the perfect Champagne for the Rainbow Room," said Molly Cohen of the Rainbow Room and SixtyFive Lounge, where the Billecart Brut Reserve is offered in magnum, alongside the Brut Rosé, and by the glass. "I've always been a fan. There's been a lot of excitement once I could get my...

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  • From Barolo to Cinqueterre, Elio Altare & the Revolution

    From Barolo to Cinqueterre, Elio Altare & the Revolution

    Elio Altare at Campogrande in Cinqueterre When the godfather of Barolo, Elio Altare, purchased Campogrande in 2000, the vineyard had already been abandoned for 50-60 years. “Fifty or forty years ago,” he said, “there were 1,300ha of vineyards. Now, there are 80ha.” Trees were growing through the ...

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  • Wine Growing with Lee Hudson

    Wine Growing with Lee Hudson

    Cristina & Lee Hudson Thirty years into the vineyard, the roots of Hudson Vineyards are still growing through experimentation and respect for the past. Hudson’s vineyard designated Chardonnay was planted in 1982 to old-vine Wente clone Chardonnay, said Lee Hudson, “In 1930, two Chardonnay clo...

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  • Running with Molly Cohen at the Rainbow Room

    Running with Molly Cohen at the Rainbow Room

    Molly Cohen at SixtyFive Lounge Six weeks before this year’s New York City Marathon, Molly Cohen began working as the Rainbow Room’s Director of Beverage and SixtyFive Lounge, which opened October 5th. “It was difficult to train Monday through Friday. I was up at six and home by midnight,” said M...

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  • Single-Malt Whiskey & Rye from Tatoosh

    Single-Malt Whiskey & Rye from Tatoosh

    Mark Simon and Troy Turner of Tatoosh Distillery “We’re in bourbon and rye country with all the big players,” said Mark Simon of Tatoosh. “They did an attendee vote at the end {of the Whiskies of the World Expo in Atlanta], and we were voted best bourbon and rye. For us, the little guys from out ...

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  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • In the Kitchen with Thomas Chen at Tuome

    In the Kitchen with Thomas Chen at Tuome

    Thomas Chen  Opened just three short months ago, the quick ascension of Tuome to gastronomic fame has taken many by surprise, but not Thomas Chen, Tuome’s proprietor and chef whose calm exterior gives way to complexity in the kitchen. Two weeks ago, Tuome received two stars from Pete Wells, who w...

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  • From Berlin with Love, Michelberger Booze Part II

    From Berlin with Love, Michelberger Booze Part II

    When Tom and Nadine of Michelberger Booze first toured the distillery in 2010, they were blinded on familiar smells, but were surprised that they couldn’t identify them. “We compared the scents of artificial strawberry to real strawberry,” said Nadine. “Vanilla is made up of 500 compounds,” s...

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