How to cure a hangover

In anticipation of warm, early afternoon drinks turning into long bouts in rooftop bars, the folks over at Valet Mag offer you this TWBE-approved tip on how to cure a hangover.

Toast with honey “it provides the body with the sodium, potassium and fructose it needs to repair the damage done and reboot your system. The sodium and potassium are essential for proper nerve and muscle function, while the fructose replenishes your glycogen supply”…

Enough said. For more tips and tricks check out the guide, and try the honey.

drink your jo like a rockstar

Gama-Go, amp’d up coffee cup

It is indeed

Newton Vineyards

While in California last week, I had the chance to visit an old friend up in the wine country and tour an outstanding vineyard.  Newton was established in 1977 after co-founder Su Hua fell off her horse on Spring Mountain (the vineyard’s site), and was rescued by a rancher who conveniently told her that the land was for sale.  Needless to say, she and her husband Peter Newton bought the property and the rest is history.  Only about 2500 people get to visit the winery each year, so I felt honored to be one the few.  The wine is fantastic, and White House approved.

Random fact:  The Vineyard was featured in Japanese Sideways.

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Good News for My Boozy Bitches

The NY Times reports: Women Who Drink Gain Less Weight

Absolut Berriaçai

While we’re not fruity vodka drinkers, Absolut Berriaçai is a perfect way to get a weekend brunch started. Even drinking it straight with a side of pancakes (trust us).

Root

I had a chance to drink some ROOT over the weekend.  As you can see from the empty bottle, it was popular.  If you can find it, definitely pick up a bottle or two.  A nice video relating the history of the drink is after the jump.

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Makiko Takehara interperets 20 vintages of Perrier-Jouët

To celebrate the release of Perrier-Jouët‘s Belle Epoque 2002, Japanese art photographer Makiko Takehara has interpreted 20 legendary Perrier-Jouët vintages, from the oldest in Champagne, the PJ 1825, to the first of the new millennium. Her compositions provide a uniquely artistic perspective of each vintage, turning champagne into a work of art.

Here are 10 of them.

Music, Art, Food & Drinks: All to benefit the people of Haiti

If you have the chance to get out to the TWBE nabe this Saturday, a nice benefit is happening at Sucré.  Info is above.

Lunchtime Laughter

Synthetic Alcohol

Say Word.

From Popular Science:

“A synthetic alcohol substitute developed from chemicals similar in composition to Valium could give users the pleasant feelings of tipsiness without affecting the parts of the brain that lead to barroom brawls, crippling addiction, and sleeping in your car.”

more here

Soda Throwbacks

That Mountain Dew label is fresh!

via, Bill McMullen/12oz

This Mug is so Dumb

Just look how bored the kid is.  Monkey Mug

drunk 4-year old found wearing a little girl’s dress and drinking a beer at 1:45am, accused of stealing neighbor’s Christmas presents

drunk-cross-dressing-4-year-old

Sounds a lot like me at the age of 4.

read the story here and see a video after the jump

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Alcohol in Powder Form

powdered-drinks

According to India Times, a Russian Professor has evolved a technique that turns alcohol into powder, thereby allowing it to be packed into in pills. This is a really good/bad idea.

“Dry vodka can be wrapped in paper and carried around in a pocket or a bag. Vodka in form of a pill would come in handy at parties when “consumers” would be able to calculate their exact required dosage.”

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Max Fish in Miami

max-fish-miami

If Max Fish and Pianos banged, this would be the spawn.

28 NE 14 Street
Miami, Florida 33132

the worlds greatest invention ever

disposable-flask

This is so awesome! the Disposable Flask, damn I wish I thought of that one. I can not begin to count the number of times I felt ripped off at a concert or sports event for a the price of a drink. Now you don’t have to worry about your monogrammed flask getting confiscated either. Pick up a set of 3 for $15.00. from all places Restoration Hardware!

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Sake Bomb

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Designed by Alexander Purcell, the Sake Bomb is a based on a “juxtaposition of the Fugu Fish (Blowfish),… and a WW II sea mine.”  They come in blue, black, orange, and white, and retail for $98.

via, dezeen

The Art of the Styrofoam Coffee Cup


I used to do this on paper cups using a red sharpie.  Cheeming Boey uses a black sharpie on styrofoam cups and the result is much better.

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