My Robe is the Color of Despair: National Absinthe Day

There is something about the ghostly green of a properly louched absinthe drink that evokes Halloween – images of fairies, madness, and exuberant excess swirl within its depths; now jade, now palest green, now a poisonous milk white.  Extremely popular among Bohemians at the end of the 1800’s, absinthe… Read More ›