Archive for December 21st, 2007

The Worm Turns: Absinthe Verte

The Worm Turns: Absinthe Verte

| December 21, 2007 | 0 Comments

I hate black licorice. I don’t drink pastis or ouzo or sambuca, so why the hell was I standing outside Hangar One-St. George Spirits on a December morning in a thin jacket waiting for them to throw open the doors to Absinthe Verte, the nation’s first absinthe? If you had asked me at 10:30, my […]

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Gravlax

Gravlax

| December 21, 2007 | 1 Comment

When the weather turns cold and Christmasy, what do you think about? Chances are you think about roaring fires, snowflake-patterned sweaters, or lacing the chestnut stuffing with arsenic. Me, I think about Scandinavian food. In particular, my mind wanders to gravlax. Perhaps it’s just a reaction against all the frosted sugar cookies and enforced glee, […]

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