Liquid Liaisons

Sexy Sipping with the Baroness
Rosé-hued summer in the Hamptons and Manhattan

08/06/15

Rosé-hued summer in the Hamptons and Manhattan

Feasting at Chefs & Champagne, Yachting with Domaines Ott, and Mingling with the Cast of the Housewives of New York.
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Posted at 02:07 PM

Imbibing in High Style

04/02/15

Imbibing in High Style

This winter has been particularly active with spirits launches and limited-edition releases of old elixirs. Here’s a round-up with highlights of the very best events.
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Posted at 04:08 PM

Fall Season Kick-off

10/28/14

Fall Season Kick-off

From the Central Park Zoo to the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan’s venues come to life. Plus rye and rhum.
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Posted at 11:00 AM

Under the White Tents: A Wrap-Up of Summer Chairty Events in the Hamptons

08/28/14

Under the White Tents: A Wrap-Up of Summer Chairty Events in the Hamptons

During July and August all over the Hamptons rising from fields, lawns and beachfront properties, glistening white tents made of sailcloth, their canopies artfully draped over high frames soaring to multiple peaks, appear like East End’s greatest thematic sculpture show. As you drive along the hedgerow-laden roads, you spot the majestic tents and envision that each will be the scene of a forthcoming charity or cultural event.
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Posted at 02:07 PM

05/13/14

The James Beard Awards

The Bar at the NoMad Hotel, my favorite Manhattan boite, won the James Beard Award for Outstanding Bar Program. NoMad’s library bar, where guests sit in a turn-of-century salon with two stories of trompe l’oeil book shelves reminiscent of Trinity Library in Dublin, has craft cocktails made to perfection and a pretty crowd made for outstanding people watching. It was one of the early awards and it kicked off a celebratory night which included the 3 ½ hour awards show at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, the after-feast with top chefs’ small plates and flowing Mumm and Henriot Champagne, a flood of wines from Rioja, Napa, Alsace, the Rhone, Provence and Argentina. After-parties were scattered throughout restaurants and clubs in the city lasting...
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Posted at 02:29 PM

Playing Mozart to the Vines

03/18/14

Playing Mozart to the Vines

Yes, it’s true. I like events so much that I’ll even show up for the launch of a new condiment (ketchup). But not just any ketchup, a gourmet Irish “tomato relish” (as it is known in Ireland) created by the famous brand, Ballymaloe.
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