Despite being based in Southern California, werd.com actually has roots in the deep south—New Orleans to be exact. So when we found this recipe for an authentic Louisiana bayou-style chicken & sausage gumbo, we just had to share.
Forget about outfits for every occasion, the luggage you really need for that holiday trip back home is this Italian leather bar-in-a-box from luggage maker Tumi and the distillers of Ketel One. The Traveling Mixologist holds two bottles, two martini glasses, an ice bucket, ice tongs, an ice scoop, a zester, and everything else you need for a well-lubricated holiday season.
Coffee fanatics take it black. This stuff, which is cold-pressed and steeped for 16 hours in an oxygen-free wine tank is about as pure as it gets—hence the name, Pure Black. It’s a full-flavored cold brew guaranteed to make your hair stand on end.
Whisky. It’s the perfect way to start every day of the holiday season. Enclosed in this adult advent calendar, you’ll find a different little sample-size bottle of whisky for each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas—yes, 24 refreshing surprises & somewhere stashed inside is a 50-year old single malt.
What the hell is a Zagat anyway? When it comes to reliable restaurant recommendations, rankings by anonymous experts are as useless as Yelp. To guide you to the goods, this book applies the expertise of master chefs. From bargains to fine dining, 400 of the world’s best, like Heston Blumenthal, René Redzepi and David Chang will show you where to go.
You’re not just some wild college kid anymore. You’re a professional. And at this stage in life, your Pong skills are highly advanced. To keep your favorite game challenging, you should probably step up to Lil’ Reds. These bullseye-size Pong cups definitely separate the men from the boys.
In reading his books, it’s obvious Hemingway was a lover of food and drink but it’s hard to imagine he put down the pen in the middle of For Whom The Bell Tolls to jot down recipes. Fact is, he didn’t. This book of 125 recipes is assembled from old Hemingway’s haunts, period cookbooks and “other sources” but includes passages from his works as well as family photos, etc.
Second only to actual steak, steak fries stand very near the top of the man food pyramid. Thick slabs of starch boiled in oil become the perfect vehicle for the consumption of ketchup, and even though it doesn’t seem possible, potatoes kinda sorta count as a vegetable. Baked they’re even healthier and still pretty good.
While you concern yourself with the big picture, executive-level decision making, leave the menial crap, like choosing your food & drink, to the passionate peons at Mantry. Mantry means “man’s pantry.” These dude-food experts will curate your jerky and exotic whatnots, then ship ’em to you monthly.