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The Bar Book

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique is the latest cocktail bible every home cocktail enthusiast needs to now. Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, he says "there are half a million books about ingredients, but nobody had done a book about technique”, in the beautifully illustrated book, Jeffrey will teach you the techniques required to run a world class bar. The indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques and features more than 60 recipes that highlight each technique, ranging from juicing, garnishing, carbonating, stirring, and shaking to choosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink. via

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PLAYA VIK | SPECTACULAR VILLA FOR RENT IN URUGUAY | Image

PLAYA VIK | SPECTACULAR VILLA FOR RENT IN URUGUAY

This is a truly remarkable private retreat on the beach in the village of Faro Jose Ignacio, Uruguay. The house is 20 miles from Punta del Este, it was designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who has designed some of the world´s most famous structures, including the Paris Opera House. The Playa Vik is one of his rare residential projects, besides the amazing views overlooking the South Atlantic, the house combines contemporary decor with an artistic touch. The s...
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WHERE CHEFS EAT 2015

After the huge success of its predecessor, book publisher Phaidon have released the newest version of the Guide to Chefs Favorite Restaurants. The book features recommendations by ore than 600 of the world’s leading chefs, listing their favorite places to eat in all major cities around the world, from neighborhood eateries, burger joints, late-night snacks to high-end restaurants. It´s like having a top chef as your best friend to give you advice whenever you need t...
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PORTABLE BEER | BY PATS BACKCOUNTRY BEVERAGES | Image

PORTABLE BEER | BY PATS BACKCOUNTRY BEVERAGES

This has to be the best thing to ever happen to backpacking, an awesome little addition to your gear list, packable beer! When on distant adventures packing light is essential, and transporting beer is inconvenient, heavy and cumbersome, Pat´s Backcountry Beverages have developed a beer concentrate that can fit into a pocket, simply place it in the easy-to-use carbonation system and add water to deliver a complex, yet well-balanced, craft brew. You´ll hav...
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