Author: Miguel

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After the private tasting at the the William Aiken House for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival Opening Night, I was able to catch up with Doug Kragel, the North American Whiskey Ambassador for Blade and Bow. I had the opportunity to ask him a couple questions about the legacy behind Stitzel-Weller, the uniqueness of Blade and Bow and the future of the bourbon industry, read on below!

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/ / Cocktails

I’ve been thinking of trying to create more refreshing drinks using Aperol. While Aperol is traditionally used in Summer cocktails like the Aperol Spritz, which has been dubbed ‘the perfect drink for social occasions’, Spring and Summer go hand in hand here in the Holy City. Try this cocktail recipe on for size, you’ll find it’ll cool you down while you’re sitting on your back porch or playing some badminton (right?) during those hot Charleston Spring days.

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In the fall of 2009, Cypress debuted the Artisan Meat Share – a CSA-like concept with various pick-ups throughout the year. The contents of the package depend on seasonality and what’s most readily available, local and fresh. Cypress’ Artisan Meats have always had a dedicated section on the dinner menu, in addition to a home on the bar menu. Now, Artisan Meat Share offers Chef Craig Deihl’s award-winning meats to customers on a daily basis, plus the welcomed addition of gourmet sandwiches, fresh butcher shop products, house-made condiments and more.

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