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  1. news you can booze
    Man Spends $10K on Glass of Scotch, Immediately Gets BurnedAnyone who pays this much for whiskey deserves to be ripped off.
  2. Shortages
    The World Is Running Out of Good ScotchAnalysts say demand for single malt is only “going to get worse.”
  3. Booze News
    Japanese Whisky Wins ‘World’s Best’ TitleAn industry authority calls the newly released rankings a “wake-up call” for Scotch makers.
  4. Booze News
    Brooklyn Now Has Its Very Own Artisanal ScotchThough it’s still made in Scotland.
  5. Desecrations
    Flavored Scotch Whiskey Is the Beginning of the EndCan’t wait to try some malted-milk-flavored single malt.
  6. Stiff Drinks
    Whisky From SS Politician Shipwreck Up for AuctionJust don’t drink it.
  7. Video Feed
    Watch a CGI-Resurrected Bruce Lee Sell Whiskey in a New Johnny Walker Blue AdEnter the blended Scotch whiskey.
  8. Accidents Will Happen
    Whisky-Laden Tanker Truck Goes Up in Flames in New JerseyThe prohibition-era cocktail scene hits New Jersey in a big way.
  9. High Rollers
    Daniel Boulud Now Has His Own Line of Single Malt ScotchThe highlands are calling.
  10. Coming Soon
    Scotch Bar Duke of Montrose Will Bring Speyside to the SlopeFinally, a Scottish bar.
  11. Menu Changes
    What to Eat at North End Grill’s Dinner Service, Debuting Tonight WithHow about a lovely 28-day-dry-aged strip loin for two?
  12. Booze News
    Macallan Launching Ten Pound Bar at The MontageThe new scotch bar represents this single malt makers’ first in The U.S.
  13. Openings
    George Abou-Daoud Opening Rosewood Tavern Next Week on FairfaxThe Hollywood heavy has even found the energy to decorate his seventh project.
  14. Foodievents
    Tonight: Address the Haggis for Robert Burns at Kennettexpect haggis and an Address to the Haggis at tonight’s celebration.
  15. Booze You Can Use
    Tonight Scotch, Kilts and Legwarmers Are in Order at Pub & KitchenOne of the Islay region’s most acclaimed Scotch producers comes to Pub & Kitchen.
  16. Mediavore
    Trick-or-Treaters To Be Tracked; Even In Brazil, McDonalds Makes You FatA new Android app lets you trace the path of your little goblins, while Mickey D’s must pay an employee $17,000 for his weight gain.
  17. Mediavore
    Henhouse Open House in Belmont; Cambridge Man Attempts Jerky SwapPlus: British food’s reputation is changing, China’s elite likes Scotch and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  18. Mediavore
    Scotch Invades China; a New Halloween App for Protective ParentsPlus: A Brazilian man sues McDonald’s for making him fat, British food becomes less off-putting to tourists, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Mediavore
    SF’s Hometown Cocktail; Drilling for Antarctic Scotch
  20. Mediavore
    Fat Duck to Serve Whale Vomit For Christmas; Cannabis Cafe Coming to PortlandA British restaurant serves the ultimate in gross-out food, while a Portland Cafe attempts to serve marijuana with food.
  21. Scotchy, scotch, scotch.
    We Approve of This Booze MatrixA visual aide for scotch drinkers.
  22. User’s Guide
    Where to Get Your Haggis On for Burns Night For more than two centuries, ruddy-faced Scotchmen have been celebrating Robert Burns’s birth, on January 25, 1759, in the form of Burns Night, a ritual supper of haggis — a love-it-or-hate-it highland classic consisting of a sheep’s stomach bag stuffed with ground offal and oatmeal. But of course the evening wouldn’t be complete without loud bagpipes, plenty of Scotch, and a reading of Burns’s “Address to a Haggis” upon presentation of the quivering hot bag of guts: Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the puddin-race!…
  23. Openings
    Carroll Gardens Imports the Scottish LowlandsBrooklyn’s beer and bourbon connoisseurs have their headquarters: Bierkraft and LaNell’s, respectively. But where does the single-malt scotch enthusiast go to peruse lowland whiskies and talk piney finishes and peaty aromas? Starting today, Smith and Vine, the Carroll Gardens wine store owned by Patrick Watson and Michele Pravda. They’ve moved down the block, more than doubling their space and establishing one of the city’s biggest single-malt-scotch collection, with between 50 and 80 labels. Stinky, the cheese shop Watson and Pravda opened in the fall, is staying put. We’re just disappointed Smith and Vine hasn’t been renamed Drunky. Smith and Vine, 268 Smith St., nr. Degraw St., Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn; 718-243-2864. Correction, Jan. 30, 2007: Smith and Vine was originally misidentified as being in Park Slope.