I have this gem of a book. My friend, Blake Lown, gave it to me a few years back when we were sure the world was coming quickly to an end - or maybe it was just the last semester of college. Anyway, it was called:
It really did tell you everything you'd ever need to know:
how to buy a horse, build a fence, attract hummingbirds, build a stone wall, and raise chickens.
Which brings me to last night:
Two bartenders were arguing last night over the real way to make a traditional Old Fashioned for my date, the Non-Scotsman. Funny that perhaps one of the newest spots on Capitol Hill, Artusi, was up in arms over how to make something the oldest way.
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