December 2012

Merry Christmas and Look Out for the Wall!

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“In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look […]

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Wine Harlots Win Twice in the Snooth People’s Voice Awards Epicurean Edition

photograph of the Wine Harlots award-winning recipe for grilled proscuitto wrapped asparagus Hors d’oeuvres prefect for parties

 “I am not a glutton. I am an explorer of food.” — Erma Bombeck The votes are in, and Wine Harlots win! The inaugural Snooth People’s Voice Award Epicurean Edition has concluded and the winners have been announced. Wine Harlots were dual winners in the event with the crowd-pleasing Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus getting the victory in the Hors […]

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Repeal Day Mix Tape

vintage Prescription Form for Medicinal Liquor issued under the National Prohibition Act for license to drink alcohol during Prohibtion

“We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us. ” — Thomas Jordan Jarvis “Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.” — Al Capone  If you’ve spent any time around the Wine Harlots, you know Repeal Day is near and […]

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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère :: Édouard Manet

oil on canvas painting A Bar at the Folies Bergere by Edouard Manet

“That’s sort of what I felt… I miss drinking, I thought bars were truly holy places.” — Joe Eszterhas  A Bar at the Folies-Bergère by Édouard Manet (1882), oil on canvas, permanent collection at The Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London.

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