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plattetude

Member Since 04 Feb 2010
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In Topic: Meshigene at Intersect by Lexus

13 September 2019 - 02:09 PM

Rye.  Aquavit.  Mustard powder.  Schwartz's Montreal steak spice mix.  Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray.

 

Mix.   Drink.  Vomit.

 

I'm reminded of one of my favorites from Amor Y Amargo's heyday -- Scandi Gibson

 

2 oz Krogstad Aquavit

1 oz Cocchi Americano

15 drops Bitterman's Celery Shrub

10 drops Bitterman's Hellfire Shrub

cocktail onion

 

As advertised, tastes like rye bread in a glass. Many years later, still in regular rotation at home.


In Topic: Happy birthday

31 May 2019 - 01:17 PM

Happy 200th, Walt Whitman!


In Topic: Paul Liebrandt @ Chefs Club

21 March 2019 - 03:32 PM

Great news! Going next week!


In Topic: Bob "Super Dave" Einstein

03 January 2019 - 01:35 PM

Until I saw Albert Brooks' tweet about his death, I had no idea they were brothers.


In Topic: Mekelburg's

25 October 2018 - 02:50 PM

My wife and I took a leisurely ferry ride up the East River to the new Mekelburg's for a low-key decadent birthday lunch yesterday (with a low-key decadent whiskey tasting at Kings County Distillery).

 

The apple/butternut squash bisque with foie gras "Oreo" was orgasmic. The cracklin's "l'amuse" was pretty killer too, and the meatloaf -- how do you make a meatloaf sandwich that rich and decadent feel so light and airy?

 

And that babka beer....

 

Good stuff! GOOD STUFF!