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Thrillist features AITA

02/08/2012
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Outpost

Like a craft show, but with way fewer people who crochet lucha libre masks specifically for Jewish grandmothers/way more actually cool stuff, 'Yunker junker Three Potato Four's Outpost will fill you with comped AITA hooch as you shop the area's best fringe retailers like Trove General boutique, bowtie-peddling Forage, and art mavens Heads of State.

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Clean Plates features ROOT, SNAP, & RHUBY

02/06/2012
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Organic Spirits: Folktales in a Bottle

The secret behind Pennsylvania-based Art in the Age‘s latest organic spirits? “I raided my mom’s ancient family cookbooks for recipes and then turned them into spirits,” says producer Steven Grasse, who also created Hendrick’s Gin and Sailor Jerry Rum. “Each one has a fascinating story — a folktale in a bottle.”

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CBS Philly features the AITA store

02/03/2012
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Philly's Top Shopping Neighborhoods

OLD CITY 

Ah, Old City: a bastion of cobblestone streets, hidden alleyways and killer lofts. Oh, and history, too. Loosely defined as the area bordered by Spring Garden Street, 4th Street, the Delaware River and Walnut Street, this is where you’ll find a bevy of totally unique boutiques with equally one-of-a-kind goodies for sale.

Finally, don’t forget to save ample time for exploring Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, the gallery-home decor-clothing boutique that gave birth to the trio of alcoholic delights ROOT, SNAP and RHUBY. If you don’t know, don’t bother asking—just get thee to Art in the Age for a taste-test ASAP.

 

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Denver Post features ROOT

02/03/2012
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Colorado bars offer a few great shakes in winter cocktail mixes

7. Mountain Sasparilla, Cafebar

The Mountain Sasparilla evokes the frontier, thanks to Root liqueur and its old-timey flavor. The bar takes High West double rye, mixes it with a muddled orange wedge and a bit of fresh vanilla extract, and tops it with Coke and soda.

"It's our take on an early pioneer drink," says executive chef Eric Rivera. "There's a root beer flavor, and the vanilla bean shines through. There's a nice warmth to it." 295 S. Pennsylvania St., 303-362-0227, cafebarcolorado.com

William Porter: 303-954-1877 or wporter@denverpost.com

For all questions about these cocktails, including recipes, please contact the establishment at the phone numbers and e-mail addresses included with the story.

 

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Philly.com features AITA Event

02/03/2012
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Daily News picks for what to do, see and tune into Feb. 2-Feb.5

EXHIBITIONS

POSTER GIRLS

First ladies might not be the new "It girls." But right now, they're definitely the "It women." See: The hubbub around Michelle Obama's every style choice, the Smithsonian's swanky new exhibition of first lady fashions, and "The American Alliance of Unpaid Servants," an exhibition of posters quoting the wives behind the Presidents by Wayne letterpress studio Two Paperdolls. The show opens tonight in Old City's hipster-chic Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, and includes century-old letterpresses and, later this month, card-making workshops.

 

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Drink Philly features ROOT

02/03/2012
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New Winter Cocktail Menu at Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.

 

Every season, Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. releases a completely new cocktail list – no small feat, considering the menu is half a dozen pages long and contains 30 or more carefully crafted sipping options. And every season, general manager and bartender Colin Shearn says the latest group of drinks is the best the Rittenhouse speakeasy has ever offered.

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