It's official: Jeffrey Gundlach is the luckiest man alive. Not only has the CEO-investor been living a life of riches known only to the 1 percent (and to other friends of Mitt Romney -- house north of Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, museum-worthy paintings on his walls, Porsche Carrera 4S in the ga ... More >>
Flickr/Chuck T.guanciale 10. Guanciale. Made by some guy in Colorado, or so says Rosario, the cured-meat impresario at Roma Deli in Pasadena. A nice, gamy pig cheek, anyway, suspiciously like the ones I used to get from Salumi Biellese on 8th Avenue in Manhattan.
There have been no shortage in the past few years of books chronicling the secret and not-so-secret lives of various foodstuffs: lobsters, vodka, oysters, foie gras. Punch gets its turn with the release of David Wondrich's Punch: The Delights and Dangers of the Flaming Bowl, a fascinating and styl ... More >>
Trends in spirits can move fast or slow, depending on which alcoholic beverage you're talking about. When some people think of sherry, for instance, the associations might be dated, even unkind. One friend describes her parents' drink of choice from the late 1970s as "cheap [expletive], which they t ... More >>
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