Lou BustamanteSo much liquid nerdiness in such a beautiful spaceLast night's Shaker & Flask event was like being in a picturesque fun house--the gorgeous space, old bric-a-brac, and the dozen or so stations with bubbling and smoking cocktail experiments magnifying the allure. Spherification, ... More >>
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