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  1. Shaped like a dinosaur egg and constructed usually of ceramics, terra-cotta, or lava rock (think tandoor), the kamado grill has served as a trusted cooking apparatus for thousands of years. It’s...
  2. There is a love story that exists between oysters and absinthe, and it unfolds in a quiet corner of Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. With more than 30 varieties of oysters and the largest absinthe...
  3. Absinthe was never the most popular spirit on the bar; the high-proof alchemy of macerated or distilled herbs has always been an acquired taste. Unlike many finely crafted spirits, absinthe is not...
  4. T. A. “Ted” Breaux almost single-handedly brought absinthe back from the dead. Through his analysis of vintage examples, Breaux disproved the myths that the spirit was harmful, and he was...
  5. Some spirits are best consumed neat. Others are better appreciated when chilled or served on the rocks. Some benefit from a splash of soda or shine when integrated into a classic cocktail. And then...
  6. While the most popular—and the most finessed—method of enjoying absinthe requires a slotted silver spoon, a sugar cube, and a slow drip of distilled water, the once-controversial spirit can be...
  7. Last year, almost 40 million people visited the City of Sin, and we’re willing to bet that many of them spent time counting stacks of chips at a few of the casinos on the strip—there are close to 30...
  8. If Las Vegas casinos exist for one reason, it’s to shower guests with obscene sums of money. That’s what they want us to believe, anyway. So for the sake of argument, let’s assume you’re winning very...
  9. Karie Hall knows her regulars. As the vice president and general manager of Las Vegas’s new Cromwell boutique hotel , she does more than anticipate a regular client’s expectations—she exceeds them. “...
  10. Ahh, Las Vegas. The city of sin, the city that offers the freedom to do things we wouldn’t otherwise do. It offers a world that caters to those who dare to live a little dangerously. It holds the...

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