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Teaspoons & Petals Swoon for SAGE

10/25/2012
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I know my way around a proper tea steep, but when it comes to cocktails I'm clueless. And just to be clear, I've never been a fan of artificially flavored alcoholic sips. If I wanted a chocolate covered strawberry or green apple, I'd rather have a bite than a bright pink or neon green drink. But offer me a glass of a botanical spirit, and let's just say my spirits would be lifted.

The creative mixologists at Art in The Age crafted a botanical spirit that sends my mind into the garden. SAGE garden gin is instilled with rosemary, sage, thyme, dandelion, angellica, lavender...and assam black tea.

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Mr. Brown Gets Down With Art In The Age Soap

10/24/2012
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The folks at Art In The Age are best known for their handcrafted artisanal spirits, but they do so much more. Art In The Age runs one of the coolest shops in Philadelphia and much of its products are their own. RHUBY soap is one of my favorites. 

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Zagat sips SAGE inspired cocktails at Rex 1516

10/23/2012
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What do you get when British cuisine meets Southern comfort food? In chef Regis Jansen’s hands, a very tasty appetizer that’s also quite a looker. We stopped in to try out some of his new fall menu at Rex 1516, and fell in love with the Scotch duck egg for it’s visual appeal as much as how much fun it is to eat. Instead of a puny chicken egg, a robust duck ovum is wrapped inside Tasso ham and then breaded and deep fried. Served with a creole mustard sauce and bits of fried sage, it’s more filling than it looks and is actually a deal at $7 for the plate.

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Philadelphia Weekly spots Warby Parker at Art in the Age

10/23/2012
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Should you spot a yellow school bus parked around town the next several days, be sure to peak inside as you could very well be looking at Warby Parker’s latest showroom experience.

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Red Velvet and Whiskey mix up a ROOT beer float with AITA

10/16/2012
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A few weekends ago my Potato and I were having a midday cocktail at theWhisper Lounge. I had a cocktail on the menu that tasted just like root beer. The mixologist referred me to ROOT liqueur, a brand from Philadelphia based collective Art in the Age.

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It's Cocktail Time With Salty Seattle and SAGE

10/10/2012
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I switched headgear a few months ago from a feathered fascinator to general contractor’s hard hat, and since then I haven’t had nearly as much time in the kitchen as I would like. And no, this isn’t some twisted chef’s hat version of YMCA, although if you keep reading, things do get kinky.

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