i'm not much of a drinker or much of a pyro, but i think i need to order a blue blazer. a new bio is out on legendary bartender Jerry Thomas.
Food as window displays for the upcoming holiday season ~ fun to see the behind the scenes of the free people girls getting some creative gingerbread houses ready!
How to make your own sugar skulls!
Absolut launches Mango!
Hendrick's Gin has great point of sale pieces, crazy web design, and videos... fun branding that is sure to make you smile... not to mention it's my favorite gin.
Even Method (yes the gorgeously packaged cleaning guys) are getting in on the reusable shopping bag action... this one is free with 20$ purchase, and has some fun typography going on.
Continuing research on reusable shopping bags ~ here's a look of the super affordable (99 cents -$3) Green Bag options you find at Whole Foods, Target, etc ~ in insulated, normal, 6 wine bottle, and zip up variations.
For the quail egg lovers out there ~ wear a precious quail's egg shell lined with gold leaf on a necklace. By Stephanie Simek.
In his back pocket is a BAGGU. A reusable grocery bag... yes... finally one that is understated enough for a guy to carry around.
On reusable grocrey bags ~ we round up the Baggu and Envirosax, but are curious ~ what do YOU use, and what would you want in the perfect grocery bag?
is it time to rethink the ratio of pasta to sauce? nytimes article on changing trends in the way we serve it.
We love all things D.L. & Co. especially these new Mori Ex Cacao skulls that are just divine. In flavors like Curious Chili, Scorched Caramel, and Bitter White Brandied Cherry how can we resist?
Glue Glue design comes up with some interesting new approaches to wine drinking...
Matthew Mead shares some adorable ways to spruce things up for halloween... including these cute ghosty milk add ons.
Poketo's Angry, Happy, and Shocked bottle openers are 25% off and additional 10% off with "Fall07" for anyone who wants to start holiday shopping early.
Sub-Zero Wine ~ fun new campaign with some beautiful playful animated imagery of wine's top 4 enemies
Wine Bottle USB Drive ~ "Open Cellar, gestion de cave à vin - Software that manages your wine collection perfectly and allows you to access it up even when you aren’t at home !"
Waterford Crystal Steamer Trunk BAR. How else can you possibly indulge while adventuring? This and a few other choice picks from the Neiman Marcus 100th Anniversary Christmas Book.
AMT's Inside Out Martini Glass is my lust worthy kitchen necessity of the moment
Rodrigo Bruna does incredible things with Toast. In this case, Reconstruccioniepce, this wall border is made with toast recycled from his previous piece.
Stainless Steel Baker's Butter Slicer ~ not your usual kitchen gadget?
How cute are these Bot Beverages? Low in sugar, and high in vitamins for kids? and all natural?
Can you believe this is the latest Illy cafe ~ as a "Push Button House" that magically transforms from a shipping container?
Messages in cookies made by Wonton Food in Queens, have spread across the country, some diners have registered their reactions online...they won't always brighten your day.
Newton's Breakfast by David Asher Wilson... i can't help wanting to know what happens when he lets go!
For those of you who want the BLT without the calories, or just to torture someone... how about BLT Scented Votive Candles Set of Three
Knipschildt makes beautiful chocolate quail eggs. These miniature handmade artisan speckled eggs melt in your mouth! White chocolate egg with a milk chocolate nougatine center.
Porsche Design isn't playing around when they design their first kitchen with Poggenpohl and Miele.... "for men"
There is chocolate, and then there is chocolate that looks like art, and has a mission. These Walteria Living Endangered Species Chocolates are incredible up close.
Crazy South Korean snack food. A whole, deep fried spiral-cut potato with tangy cheese powder.
The Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia has chocolate thursdays! Serious chocolate fountain, and more goodies than you can stomach...
Oooh! Design's Wrinkle Bottle really helps this whisky show off its age.
The GOOD Food Fight ~ fun flash game that teaches you some new healthier recipes, and then you face off in a food fight against the opponent of your choice.
I'm not so good with my red wine years... perhaps this Hermes portable leather Red Wine Rater (1-20 scale) will help.
Joseph Joseph's Dual Magnetic Cutting Board ~ brilliant idea!
How gorgeous are these olive oil decanters by mozi?
Latest in Evian packaging design: the Evian Palace Bottle exclusive to restaurants, with pourer and coaster.
Mmmmmm beautiful egg post over at Chubby Hubby
Minimal info on this ~ but this is the GLAS GIBT GAS designed by Harry Thaler... gorgeous glass stove.
Breville's diecast blenders are hardcore lustworthy kitchen appliances
NOTCOT.org #6037 - Pour that kool-aid (or soup) into this ceramic topography bowl, from japanese designer kouichi okamoto, to create a lovely, edible landscape on your table!
Paris Breakfast ~ adorable blog where she watercolors the food/world around her
Muzi Tea ~ i'm in love with the accessories you need to go with it.... like this whisk and whisk holder for starters... and you have to check out the chocolate too!
Picnic Dress by Reddish Studio
Wild Bunch & Co ~ gorgeous bottling ~ they even come to pick them up after your event. etc. to reuse ~ 100% organic, "The Best Pressed Juice on Earth"
How painfully delicious do these brownies look right now? Mari's NY, i haven't even tasted them and i'm drooling already...