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Old 11-19-2008, 09:21 PM   #11
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Sometimes they will have a drink specialty menu... sometimes they tweak my interest. You may want to check that out for an after dinner libation.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:21 PM   #12
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When I go to a good restaurant, as much as I love my beer, I skip it because it's too filling, and I want to enjoy my meal. Personally, I like a Margarita.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:35 PM   #13
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I'd get a Sauternes to go with that Foie Gras for sure. YUM!
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:49 AM   #14
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i agree with gb; a true 5 star joint should have a kickin' wine list.

after dinner, check to see if they have gran marnier cuvee speciale cent cinquantenaire. a snifter goes for around $30.
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:53 AM   #15
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Order a Moscow Mule - and if it doesn't come served in a copper mug - they should lose a star or two.

Smirnoff used to have ads in Playboy where you could order the mugs ... back circa 1970 +/- a couple of years. I had 2 sets of 4. They all dissapeared over the years (friends with sticky fingers). I had 1 left that one of my sons talked me out of 3-4 years ago.
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:53 PM   #16
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I will be in Scarbourough Friday on a shopping trip for my daughter (while she is in school). I like my beer ice cold and when I drink hard drinks I don't like to mix them with anything but air or ice. I like extra dry vodka martinis. They sell three olives vodka up here which is a very smooth and clean vodka. Enjoy your trip into Maine. BTW, they traffic in that area of route 1 on weekends is very heavy so please drive safely.
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:25 PM   #17
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Some choices..

Single Barrel bourbon on the rocks.
blue Bombay martini..up with 3 olives
Cosmo
Old Fashioned(with bitters)
fine wine

If you feel like spending extra cash for something light,
a pomegranate mimosa is very nice if the champagne is descent.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:55 PM   #18
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I would probably have a nice, appropriate wine with dinner and a scotch or aged rum as a digestif.
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Old 11-24-2008, 01:55 PM   #19
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So have you gone yet? What did you end up getting?
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Old 11-24-2008, 03:08 PM   #20
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I would go with the wine suggested with the meal...
and afterwards.. maybe martini - but more likely some herbs.. liqueur or brandy..
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