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Balcones Distillery: Craft Whiskey From Waco, TX

Dark Rye | Posted 06.23.2013 | Taste
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We're definitely in the golden age of craft distilleries, but Balcones was carved from a unique set of ideals.

Gotham Greens: Rooftop Farming In New York City

Dark Rye | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
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Miles and miles of untouched terrain could be turned into something great.

The Unseen Bean: Roasting Coffee in the Dark

Dark Rye | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
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When you lose the use of one sense, the others become heightened. That's certainly true for Gerry Leary of Boulder, Colorado. Leary has been blind since birth, yet he operates a successful coffee roasting business and a café near Boulder's main pedestrian mall, Pearl Street.

Artist Chronicles Death Row Last Meals On Plates

Dark Rye | Posted 03.19.2013 | Taste
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In her quiet, forceful, beautiful way, Julie Green is trying to end the death penalty in this country. She paints, on ceramic plates, portraits of death-row inmates' last meal requests

Ashley English: A DIY Goddess Preserves Food and Friendships

Dark Rye | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
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From her modest but cozy home in the mountains of North Carolina, Ashley English is providing a model of party-giving and camaraderie for a generation more concerned about authenticity and human connection than about making a big splash.


Dark Rye | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
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People are still lining up for the green tea crème brûlée, warm chocolate mochi cake, miso chocolate brownies and black sesame sweet tofu.

PHOTO: Here's A Portrait Of Willie Nelson ... On Toast

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts

Folks look like they're having a splendid time at Austin festival SXSW, but we weren't jealous until we caught a glimpse of this wild toast art. Y...

The Poor Porker

Dark Rye | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
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The Poor Porker beignet cart reflects that thrifter's sensibility. It's a curated trove of weird found objects and quirky personal passions, so genuinely strange that it's hard for people not to fall in love with Masse and Wilson's vision of the world.

The Northeast Kingdom: Cellars at Jasper Hill

Dark Rye | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
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Today, The Cellars At Jasper Hill is a 22,000-square-foot labyrinth of vaults that sits beneath the pastures where the Kehler brothers raise their herd of Ayrshire cows.

A Bout de Vin: The End of Wine

Dark Rye | Posted 04.28.2013 | Taste
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A cool spring had come to the Northern Rhône Valley, and Nancy Kerschen was growing restless. Many months had passed since she'd moved from California to France to grow grapes with her true love, Julien Cécillon. But the lack of sun meant a delayed harvest.

Butter + Love

Dark Rye | Posted 04.21.2013 | Taste
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Walla's baked goods were an immediate hit. People told her the cookies tasted just like grandma's, but Walla was also putting a modern spin on things.

Brooklyn Brew Kids Teach You How To Brew

Dark Rye | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
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People have been making beer, or at least something resembling beer, since the dawn of civilization.


Dark Rye | Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste
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Azalina Eusope lives thousands of miles from where she grew up, but her infectious spirit and almost-staggering immigrant work ethic are introducing hungry Californians to the cuisine of Malaysia, one spice at a time.