The Original QUARRY Novel by Max Allan Collins

quarrycoverWith a Cinemax television series this season, Max Allan Collins iconic hitman Quarry returns to the pop-culture forefront.  Journey back to the origins and first pulp adventure as Titan Books re-publishes the first Quarry novel from 1975.

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Hungry for Recipes: The Ultimate Hangover Sandwich

hameggchessebreadI got the hangover blues this weekend.  Okay, that 151 shot was a bad idea to end a Saturday night out, but I found this neat recipe at Munchies and I can make this!  The Croque-Madame aka The Ham, Egg & Cheese Sandwich.  Owner of Terrine restaurant in LA, Kris Morningstar walks us through this French sandwich dish.

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Drink: Get Your Drink On @ the Temple

drinktempleA visit to Kyoto, Japan in this episode of Al-Kee-Hol to learn the art of mediating and drinking alcohol.  Host Yuka Uchida and her friend Cindy Hoang travels around Kyoto visiting places like the Matsuo Taisha Shinto Shrine who is the god of sake brewing.

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Food: the Hangover Sandwich – Eggslut

eggslutlogoIf you started drinking Friday night thru Saturday night and hung-over Sunday morning and need something to bounce back?  Then this savory and yummy breakfast sandwich will do the trick.  Restaurant owner/chef Alvin Cailan teaches how to cook his Eggslut breakfast sandwich.

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Drink: Soju

sojudrinkingIn South Korea the drink of choice is Soju.  My fellow Retrenders blogger Stephen Jang has told me many “Soju Drinking Tales” from his Ktown experience when he lived in LA.  As for me, I rather drink Tequila, but I do really enjoy the flavored soju concoctions like Lemon Soju.  In this new episode of Al-Kee-Hol, host Charlet Duboc goes to Seoul to experience Soju drinking.

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Food: Strip Club Fried Rice and Tex Mex

nightmarketsongThis episode of Chef’s Night Out follows chef Kris Yenbamroong on a night-out in LA’s Silverlake District.  Kris owns restaurant Night + Market Song delivering his own take on Thai food.

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The Love of Sake

sakejumI love watching this Vice off-beat foody channel Munchies!  Host Yuka Uchida takes her friend around Tokyo to explore the Japanese love of sake.  The girls go sake-hopping learning everything and anything about sake.

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Drink: Vodka and Marshmallow Peeps

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Image via Baking Bites – Vodka & Marshmallow Peeps

Baking Bites has got some party cocktails for your adult Easter Egg hunt!  Instead of buying vodka flavored bottles for your party, you can now make your own.  First recipe is a vodka infused marshmallow Peeps cocktail.  Take the 30 sugar sweet Peeps and put it in a large jar and pour vodka into the jar.  When the jar is filled, put it the fridge for 3-4 days and you’re good to go.

For more details and images, go to:  Baking Bites – Vodka & Marshmallow Peeps.

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Drink: Pedrini Press ‘N Pour Cocktail Shaker

You don’t have to be a skilled bartender mixing drinks with this Pedrini device.  The Pedrini Press ‘N Pour Cocktail Shaker will aid you in mixing and pouring.

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