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March 2012

Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Coq au Vin

print advertisement for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a man in a Breton blue and cream sailor shirt with a wine cane in one hand and holding aloft a glass of red wine. The man’s head is replaced with that of a rooster. The caption reads, “Coq au vin rouge.”

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Goose Confit

print advertisement for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a woman in a white corset, garters and stockings holding a glass of red wine posed provocatively. The woman’s head is replaced with that of a goose. The caption reads, “Goose leg confit with parsley.”

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Squid

print ad campaign for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a man in full French military uniform (ala Napoleon) with a head of a squid.

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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The Garland :: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

an oil painting

La Ghirlandata  by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1873). Oil on canvas. The Guildhall Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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Mix It Up, Baby! Cognac Rocks!

photograph of a Cognac Side Hatch a raspberry flavored cocktail. Image is a red drink in a cocktail glass with fresh raspberry garnish with a half a lemon on the counter next to the drink

“The difference between cognac and armagnac? Imagine a length of velvet and another of a silk fabric. Stroke them. The velvet has a deep, rich texture. That is an armagnac. The silk is pure finesse, and that, to me, is a cognac.” — Salvatore Calabrese The image of Cognac that’s embedded in the American mind is […]

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