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Phoodie features AITA Spirited Food Event

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Art in the Age Spirits, Meet Ela

On Tuesday March 14th, Art In The Age will be lending their spirits to Ela and executive chef/owner Jason Cichonski for a five course meal, paired with his own cocktails. Dinner, with cocktail pairings is $65, not including tax and tip. Reservations are needed, and some of the menu items will include:

>>>Scallop Tartar – vanilla, Kiwi, coconut

>>>Foie Gras Carpacio – baby spanish octopus, poppy, pineapple and arugula

>>>Pork Belly and grilled Spanish Mackerel – white bean croquettes

>>>Pulled Beef Shank – Smoked Bone Marrow, Green olive agnalotti, celery root

>>>Whipped Butterscotch – chocolate cake, almonds

So you know, if you need a nice break from all of the St. Paddy’s day hype and nonsense, this doesn’t sound half bad.

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Washington Business Journal features ROOT

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Topaz Gets Political with its Cocktails

In order to get a cocktail created in your honor at the Round Robin bar, you need to have served as president, as Top Shelf readers learned a couple weeks ago. But at Kimpton's Topaz Bar, being a candidate in this year's presidential election is good enough.The bar is launching cocktails in honor of those candidates still making a run for it in the Republican Party primary race. The bar's mixologist, Rico Wisner, is behind the drinks.

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Out and About features ROOT

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Cocktail Culture: Getting to the ROOT of New, Delicious Drinks

"Fast Forward to 2012 and enter ROOT, an organic spirit made with 13 organic North American herbs, including black tea,nutmeg and spearmint. Made by a Philadelphia-based movement called Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, ROOT is unique, contemplative, refreshing and above all, not annoyingly sweet."

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34th Street Magazine features AITA Store

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Aptly-Named Store

The title says it all



The best way to describe Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is if your standard hipster–hangout had a love child with a general store from The Oregon Trail. Part apothecary, part distillery, part printing press and part boutique, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is eclectic to say the least. The long, open space exudes an artisan sensibility and, despite its broad offerings, the sense of being highly–curated.

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Steven Dolinsky features ROOT

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The Root of My New Passion

I’ve been stumping a lot of bartenders lately. Not just the ones from places that have more TVs than cocktails, but even some of the more seasoned pros behind the bars at The Drawing Room and GT Fish & Oyster. “Have you tried Root yet?” I’ll ask them. When I see their puzzled faces, I know that this is truly going to be the next Big Deal in Chicago’s mixology arms race; you heard it here first folks.

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CBS Philly features AITA store

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Meet the Founders of Warby Parker


Art in the Age

116 N 3rd St

Philadelphia, PA


5 – 6:30 p.m., FREE


Calling all four eyes! Meet the (Wharton grad) founders of sweet spectacle company Warby Parker tonight at Art in the Age. The event kicks off with a brief presentation and Q&A at 5, then shoppers can peruse the selection of reasonably priced, vintage-inspired frames and enjoy food and drinks from Whole Foods and Art in the Age.

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