Avuá Cachaça Prata, Amburana, and Oak Review

Cachaça has had difficulty gaining a strong foothold in the U.S. In fact, it wasn’t until 2013 that cachaça was officially recognized in the U.S. as a distinct Brazilian spirit. Cachaça is made from fresh sugar cane juice and by law must be made in Brazil. Avuá Cachaça is single-sourced and pot distilled at a… Continue reading Avuá Cachaça Prata, Amburana, and Oak Review

Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

Los Vecinos del Campo is a mezcal project from the Sazerac Company and Casa San Matías, one of the oldest tequila distilleries in Mexico It is produced in the Valles Centrales region of Oaxaca by a group of 10 families who have been using traditional methods to produce agave based products. The mezcaleros use locally… Continue reading Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

Rockey’s Milk Punch: A Conversation with Eamon Rockey

New alcohol products are constantly appearing on the market. Many of them are retreads of products that already exist; a new quadrupled distilled vodka, a r(h)um from another country, or a flavored liqueur. However, when I stumbled across Rockey’s Milk Punch, I knew I had to try it. I had previously made milk punch before… Continue reading Rockey’s Milk Punch: A Conversation with Eamon Rockey

Verday Chlorophyll Water Review

For the first time ever on this blog we are doing a review of water. Yes. Thats Right. WATER. The big H2O. There are wide variety of bottled waters on the market for the health conscious to choose; there are filtered, spring, osmosis, mineral, sparkling, and others. Verday adds a new twist on the water trend… Continue reading Verday Chlorophyll Water Review


Two veterans of NYC ‘s storied Japanese bar, Angels Share, Shigefumi Kabashima and Tetsuo Hasegawa have taken their talents to Hamilton Heights. Called ROKC (ramen, oysters, kitchen, and cocktails) the bar is located at 3452 Broadway. It is a relatively small place of about 30 seats that serves up ramen bowls, raw oysters, and inventive… Continue reading ROKC NYC REVIEW