Whatever happened to the perfect neighborhood bar? You know the one: a mix of your local favorite and the bar from the movies. It has short but sweet list of necessities. It should feel cozy but not stuffy and act like an extension of your living room.
Our co-founder marks International Women’s Day 2018 with a spotlight on the women-founded, women-run companies she admires. From thoughtfully-made dresses to sustainable footwear, urban farming to refugee aid, these organizations tackle ideas big and small, and inspire every day.
This year, before you vy for an 8pm-on-February-14th reservation, take pause: couldn’t you do things a little better at home? Why not take the opportunity to shake up the most (or least, depending on your POV) romantic day of the year, while shaking off some of the more cliche trappings of the holiday in the process. Sorry, conversation hearts.
There’s nothing better than surrounding yourself with those you love to share a meal. But holiday gatherings can be stressful, especially for those brave enough to host. Whether you’re the 24-hour brined turkey type or your cranberry sauce comes straight from the can, it’s the company that makes the holiday. The rest is gravy.
Gil Bouhana, bar director at Sir Henri, sums up the spirit of fall cocktails in two words: "Go darker." Darker flavors, darker spirits. Fall is smoke, sage and cardamom; fall is aged rum, sherry. And it's important to note, fall is not winter — Summer isn't wholly forgotten. You are welcoming the changing season, confronting the impending cold fronts with a toast.
Moms give good advice – they can’t help it. It’s all part of their obsessive work raising great humans (yes, you). So forgive them for the occasional nag, or better yet, use it to inform your gift-giving process. And when she opens up the box this May 14th, it’ll make her realize what’s she’s been hoping all along: you were listening.
Valentine’s Day is tough enough without having to find the perfect something that sends the right message, not too little, not too much. Whether you’re looking for something for your ever-patient partner, bestie, or frenemy, we’ve made some pairings to help you get it just right.