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Gastronomista Features ROOT

05/01/2011
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#Sweet - by Gastronomista



This Friday, April 29th, we participated in the first of a series called SOMETHING I ATE, curated by Kat Popiel of On Plate, Still Hungry and Sam Kim of SkimKim Foods.  The show was a creative venture pairing art with a specifically curated menu of food and drink.

The brief asked all of the artists to document what they ate for a week, and then make a piece to culminating their dietary choices.  Nevermind what we ate that week, we wanted to create something edible, interactive, portable, and sweet. Handmade lollipops came immediately to mind as a small, easily shareable object, often a conversation starter, much like a tweet.

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NOTCOT.org Features ROOT

05/01/2011
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#Sweet - an installation by Gastronomista made with Root Liquor Lollipops. The Maple Root with Sea Salt was my favorite!

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New York Gallery Week Features AITA Spirits

05/01/2011
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New York Gallery Week

Phaidon Store celebrates New York Gallery Week with the artists and galleries featured in Creamier: Contemporary Art in Culture

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The Conway Daily Sun Features Grasse & The Tamworth Inn

04/30/2011
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Tamworth Inn 'too far gone' to save
By Tom Eastman

TAMWORTH — Long a landmark in the village, the Tamworth Inn has been sold and now awaits the wrecking ball.
Plans for the site are not yet set in stone, but could include a distillery, notes the new buyer, Philadelphia ad agency executive and part-time Tamworth resident Steven Grasse, 46.
Owner of Quaker City Mercantile of Philadelphia, Grasse is also a marketeer of alcoholic spirits, including of a liqueur known as Root. Grasse also owns shares in the Narrgansett Brewing Company of Rhode Island.

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ABC Local FYI Features Art In The Age

04/30/2011
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FYI Web Info for 30 April 2011

A new culinary partnership creates magic in Chestnut Hill. Philly Mag tracks the latest trends in rugged men's wear, and Melissa Magee reports on a musical trend from WAYYY south of the border! Plus, we'll tell you about the newest and best veggie, vegan and raw food eateries, and give you a preview of the Philly Wine Festival!

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Appetite For Health Hypes MAVEA

04/29/2011
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Win the Sexiest Water Filtration Pitcher in Town!

I bet you never expected to hear "sexy" and "water filtration pitcher" in the same sentence. But that's just what we're giving away now! That's right, the wonderful people at Mavea have offered to give 3 AppforHealth.com readers an Elemaris XL water filtration pitcher. Not excited yet? Well listen to this:

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