Sunday, February 15, 2015

Mark and Lynn luck out with Pick Six Vodka....



Lynn and I were introduced to Pick Six Vodka Upstate and enjoyed the crisp, bracing vodka on the rocks on a couple of occasions.  As far as we can tell, it seems the Vodka is fairly exclusive to Upstate New York and is crafted by the Saratoga Courage Distillery.   We look forward to trying PSV in Bloody Mary's, Vodka tonics and so on when we venture back Upstate....

Friday, February 6, 2015

Sperry's in Saratoga Springs preserves old school Speakeasy glamour...

                                                Genius Mixologist Jared Horton 
Lynn and I and our friend Beth finally went to venerable Sperry's in Saratoga Springs.  Sperry's is over 80 years old and its sexy, masculine decor (warm wood, antique racing photos) is a nice combination of a traditional Speakeasy, a Rat Pack hangout and something Damon Runyon would have dreamed up.  


We got there for an early dinner and sat at the bar.  I had some juicy Oysters from the raw bar and Lynn had a decadent yellow sole.  Mainly though we were impressed with the expertise of our mixologist, Jared Horton who whipped up a few world class Negronis for us that lingered in our memories for days afterwards....

M&L

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I (Mark) have written for The Christian Science Monitor, Clear Magazine, Picture Magazine, Film Score Monthly, Dan's Papers, Rue Morgue, In Flight USA and a lot more publications that I can't remember.... My wife Lynn was a model with the Ford Agency and her photography has been featured in most of the publications I have written for...

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