On December 9, 1978, 17 years after Mastering the Art of French Cooking was published, and after Julia Child had become a beloved household name, Dan Aykroyd donned a wig and did a parody of her hit show, The French Chef. Now, in anticipation of the Julia Child centenary next month, and the publicat ... More >>
Port has made a steady decline in the past decade with 12 million fewer bottles sold last year. But producers are hoping for a comeback.
Dan Aykroyd is now allowed to drink at home. His Crystal Head vodka, once banned, is now being sold in the actor's native Ontario, Canada.
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Bars are serving up flowers in cocktails around the city, including elderflower and violet in a Howard Hughes at The Lion, lavender in a No. 6 at Imperial No. 9, and hibiscus in the Hibiscus Punch at Koi.
At Provocateur, a nightclub in the Meatpacking district, a new menu of season ... More >>
Are you smarter than the average bear? (Or at least the average twink.)
Then you'll know I'm truthing when I tell you that Yogi Bear the movie -- in 3D, yet -- is hitting cinemas this Christmas, just in time for the Oscar race, nyuck nyuck.
In this slapstick-heavy mix of humans and animatio ... More >>
Why is it only the male stars of Saturday Night Live who end up with the big movie careers?
Flip back through the years, and think about it:
John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, and tons more e ... More >>
Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka has been banned in Ontario because the bottle looks like such a lifelike skull. Oddly, Canadian-born Aykroyd thinks the decision "kind of makes the product more appealing."
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Meanwhile, Crystal Head Vodka has reached the one millionth bottle ma ... More >>
Wine Enthusiast alum W.R. Tish has launched a new online publication that takes a cheeky approach to wine appreciation and its aficionados. The Dregs Report is like an Onion for oenophiles.
Director of wine and spirits at B.R. Guest Restaurants Laura Maniec is now a Master Sommelier. As ... More >>