Category Archives: Adult Beverages

I thought I was into weird liquor…

Weird Food Products

I just read an amusing article in today’s Bergen Record about obscure and hard to find spirits. Jason Wilson of The Washington post talks about the return of a pre-1960’s bar staple through an anecdote of a game he plays with his brother: Liquor Store Archeology. I now have a catchy name for the game I always play, trying to find weird bottles of who-knows-what lurking on the back dusty shelves of liquor stores.

Best find of mine to date? A pumpkin spice flavored cordial.

Link to article: New lavender liqueur is filled with nostalgia

Edit from Jess: the pumpkin spice cordial is disgusting.

Double Edit from James: It is neon orange, what do you expect?

T-T-Triple Edit from Jess: It is also ten dollars. You can see as such in the picture:

Excessive Mastication: Crossing the State Line

This review originally appeared in The Ramapo News

Jess: So we’re going to that place. You’ve all been there, most of you at least. Some of you in the morning with your parents, some of you in the evenings with friends. It’s not the Birch. It’s not the Pavilion. It’s our green-and-chrome platedfriend, the diner of choice at Ramapo. I ordered a diet cola from our friendly waiter, and with a wink and a grin we selected our appetizers.

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