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Tag Archives: Transportation and Logistics

• And now, Port cocktails! Remember Port?

And now, Port cocktails! Remember Port?

When I think about port, I think of my earliest, clumsy attempts at seeming — with requisite air quotes — “sophisticated,” or at least “fancy.” Back then, in my 20s, port seemed like the fast track to connoisseurship. “I’ll take a glass of the ’85 Fonseca,” I’d say to a waiter as everyone else was […]

• NYC: First Food Truck With A Liquor License

NYC: First Food Truck With A Liquor License

Photo: Benjamin Normal for WSJ New York’s gourmet food truck phenomenon just got tipsy. The Turkish Taco Truck, one of the occupants outside the space formerly occupied by Tavern on the Green in Central Park, will begin selling beer, wine and cocktails on Friday — making it the first food truck in the city with […]

• Time for Betty Ford…this monkey’s a liquor addict aka alky

Time for Betty Ford…this monkey’s a liquor addict aka alky

This is no monkey business but here’s a primate which is actually addicted to liquor. She just cannot do without a peg or two in the evening. Her addiction has made her a talking point at a time when anti-drinking campaigns are gaining ground here. Former chief minister Shibu Soren and his son, deputy chief […]

• Princely Port Is This Season's Tipple

Princely Port Is This Season's Tipple

ALTHOUGH it’s been with us for centuries, port is still a mystery for many, having suffered from a fuddy-duddy image of English gentlemen asking the ladies to withdraw while they discussed affairs of state over port and cigars – and, not least, which way to pass the port! Like sherry, though, Portugal’s peerless fortified wine […]

• Now Serving Booze For Breakfast At Airports

Now Serving Booze For Breakfast At Airports

It’s getting easier to grab a drink at the airport and in the air. Some airports now allow liquor to be sold at dawn or around the clock. Passengers can experience happy hour at 30,000 feet. And wine aficionados passing through airports in Philadelphia, New York and Seattle can enjoy a tasting without leaving the […]