It’s Like Butter Baby: Food And Drink Links

Cupcake Picnic 2011

I love watermelon!  I will eat it in front in of anyone.  I love cupcakes! I blog about them so the photo above is one of my favorite summer photos.

Jack from Brooklyn makes Sorel.  Traditionally a West Indian liquor, Jack has created a modern twist with Brazilian clove, Indonesian cassia, Nigerian ginger, Indonesian nutmeg and Moroccan hibiscus.  Last week I went to a tasting of Sorel and I really like it! It is great  paired with sprinkling wine like Prosecco or Cava.

The Boxcar Grocer.  In Atlanta, Alphonzo Cross and his sister Allison have built an urban grocery store  that carries food from local Atlanta area vendor as well as organic food. Read the interview on Good Food Jobs.

If you live in NOLA or will be there on June 8, check out Creole Sweet: The Praline and Its World which will be presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection.  Speakers include Jessica B. Harris, Nicole Taylor, Fany Gerson, Susan Tucker, and Patrick Dunne.

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