COCKTAIL HOUR

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The evening began with sangria and small plates at Dante’s Weird Fish, continued next door with wine tasting from around the world at L’Emigrante, and concluded with our faces pressed against the dark window pane of the Royal Cuckoo grocery store while Alanna waxed rhapsodically about the wonders of orgeat liqueur. Her love of it…

HEALTHY INSIDE AND OUT

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2014 was a year of experiments in caring for my body inside and out, and keeping healthy is more on my mind than ever these days. After a year of testing things out, here’s what I’ve learned so far…

APEROL SPRITZ

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A friend and I were chatting about how food and drinks can hold memories – like the way I remember those giant gin and tonics in Barcelona, mulled wine in any European Christmas market, or that perfect frothy cappuccino, sprinkled with chocolate, from any Italian city. when she spoke about drinking Campari spritzes in Milan…