A fusion of minimalist refinement and structural precision gives British designer, Miranda Watkins’, creations a look of distinction. Her “Martini” travel cocktail set, commissioned for a Wallpaper Magazine exhibition, combines pewter & cork in an elegant outcome.
Two things grow really well in Jamaica. Bob Marley knew about both. The sacrament of the Rastafari is well known, the other not so much. But Bob’s son, Rohan Marley has been developing a rich, organic coffee bean grown high in Jamaica’s Blue Mountains as one of the many gourmet blends offered by the family brand. Sustainable farming practices and ethical sourcing make Marley coffees taste even sweeter.
You can’t safely open a 1961 Chateau Cheval Blanc or a bottle of Ponsot’s Clos de la Roche 1980 with the corkscrew you keep on your keychain. When it comes to fine vintage wines, uncorking them with care is the only way. Fragile corks are easily removed with this simple, 2-part cork tool designed for and used by wine collectors the world over. When you’re drinking your best bottles, hints of “cork” are not what you want for a finish.
Iron Design Company makes hand-formed iron products like this smooth and simple, hot-punched steel bottle opener. Brand founder and metal-smith Marc Maiorana also supports an apprenticeship program for local high school kids, teaching them to work with their hands. It’s a safe bet those kids all want to make a bottle opener instead of the coat hook.
To further abuse a worn and hackneyed marketing tagline, yes, there’s an app for that. Get your meat done right without having to mother over the grill. Tip a few back with your guests instead, letting this Bluetooth-enabled thermometer send updates to the iGrill app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Track temps and cooking times on the grill from anywhere in your house.
Some things are just meant to go together. Tender Kobe beef and rich Cabernet wine is a culinary match made in heaven. Now you devoted foodies can join an exclusive club that offers both. Treat your palate to bold Cabernets from Signorello Estates, a boutique Napa Valley vineyard and succulent American-style Kobe beef from Idaho’s Snake River Farms. This gourmet Kobe & Cabernet combo will be shipped overnight right to your door.
Whether you’re a bachelor on a steady diet of takeout or a healthy husband who eats all the veggies the wife slides your way, you should know about Tony’s. If you’ll eat anything as long as it’s spicy, this classic mix of Creole/Cajun spice will put a snap in your carrots and anything else that comes across your dinner table: chicken, fish, soup, whatever. Spice it up.
We all know what kind of ammo you really need for the big hunting trip and it isn’t buckshot. When you head off into the wild with the boys, you want to pack heat. Bring the ammo crate packed with six stainless steel Shot Shells and you’ll be sure to catch what you came for. The sturdy, foam-lined Pelican case carries your arsenal safe & stealth, until you’re ready to brandish arms and shoot.
Seminal New York punk pioneers The Ramones had a patented recipe for their songs: A 3-chord riff with a 4/4 beat. And this simple recipe has had fans eating up their records for over 30 years. But because there’s no punk-rock pension, drummer Marky Ramone is now working on another recipe. This one is called Brooklyn’s Own pasta sauce.
The old saying, “membership has its privileges” has always been BS until now. The Scotch Malt Whiskey Society delivers incredible Scotch that’s not just single malt, it’s single cask. Meaning unfiltered, truly small batch whiskey chosen by an expert panel of Scotch wizards. If you want to delve deeper into your love & appreciation for rare,unique Scotch … join and rejoice.