Monthly Archives: January 2011


This is a cocktail I came up last spring to take the edge off rough tequila without burying all the flavor. Essentially it is a dressed up margarita. 1 1/4 oz. reposado tequila (I used 1800) 3/4 oz. Aperol 1/2 … Continue reading

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Inferno Canto 2 Translation and Footnotes

As the Ulysses reading club has taken some time off for Christmas and an unrelated project,1 I was paging through the Inferno to keep myself entertained and read the following Canto. It is not a particular memorable (or, in the … Continue reading

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Quality Item: Boudin Blanc at Bar Boulud

Last night I went to Bar Boulud for the first time with a friend; tried the Boudin Blanc (white sausage) on his recommendation. Oh man; it was rich, juicy, and had the singular texture of perfectly cooked liver, both coherent … Continue reading

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