Newark, New Jersey, is home to one of the poorest downtowns in the U.S., a once-exuberant commercial retail corridor where many old movie palaces, ornate department stores and grimy storefronts stand empty.
To judge how far barolo has come in the past three decades, check out the prices on some of these better-known bottlings. Angelo Gaja “Sperss” goes for $315, Brovia Monprivato, $372, while Giacomo Conterno Monfortino Riserva costs $638.
Drinks master Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail, recently launched his own brand of Pimento Aromatic Bitters. You can see him in the documentary “Hey, Bartender” and tickets to his occasional cabaret show “On the Town” were sold-out yesterday at Manhattan’s Macao Trading Co.