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Jan27

Create Industry City Distillery’s 20 Minute Limoncello

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Limoncello is my favorite of the liqueurs– tart, sweet and refreshing. Plus, it reminds me of traveling through Italy and lounging on the Amalfi coast amongst the lemon trees. Made from lemons, alcohol and sugar, this liqueur often takes over three months to create. Limoncello has a controversial, rich history. The...

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Jan12

Italian Aperitivo and the Aperol Spritz

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After spending over a month traveling in Italy, I must say the Italians definitely know their food and drink. I first learned about the Aperol Spritz and aperitivo in Modena, which is one of the most amazing towns in Italy for food. Heck, Chef Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana is located in this small...

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Dec15

Recipe: A Menshevik Ménages à Trois

Posted on Dec 15 by

As an ode to Brooklyn and the borough’s amazing local producers, I recently visited Lofted Coffee in Bushwick to concoct a new spin on the traditional White Russian cocktail — A Menshevik Ménages à Trois. Located in a loft off Varick Street amongst Bushwick’s many warehouses, Lofted Coffee roasts high-quality, sustainable coffee....

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Dec01

Building Lasting Friendships Through Travel

Posted on Dec 1 by

“Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.” -Lawrence K. Fish   As I sit here only a few hours before flying back to New York City, my...

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Nov26

Wadi Rum: Feeling Small & Free

Posted on Nov 26 by

“Traveling makes one modest — you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” –Gustave Flaubert / Flaubert in Egypt (1849) If you’ve ever experienced deafening silence while surrounded by nature, you’ll agree with the above quotation. For the first time in many years, I was forced...

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Nov19

Carakale: Jordan’s First Microbrewery

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After traveling for about two months, I’ve realized just how spoiled I am in New York City. The craft beer scene is incredible in the Big Apple and I can go out every night to drink something new. I spent the majority of my trip in the Middle East, where I discovered...

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