Whether it's an obsession with Mad Men or just a sense of boredom with overly sweet, flavored vodkas, classic cocktails are making a resurgence. Whatever the cause, we think it's pretty awesome. The classic Negroni is one of those "in" drinks. Supposedly developed in Florence, Italy, in 1919, whe ... More >>
My cravings for a Negroni and variations such as the Americano have gone unrequited since I moved to South Florida. The bitter apertif, a Negroni dates from 1920s Italy and was invented by Count Camillo Negroni of Florence. Though restaurants such as Dapur
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Nicole DannaApicius Ristorante e Enoteca Owner and Chef LeopoldChef Leo Balestrieri is larger than life - and so is his new ristorante and enoteca, Apicius, in Lantana.His vision is unique, his dishes extravagant, his style flamboyant -- and his taste -- arguably incomparable. We sat down wi ... More >>
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