A woody-rich scent, BOIS Du PORTUGAL captures the fragrant forest of the Iberian Peninsula. This masculine fragrance takes its cue from the word bois, meaning “woods” in French. Recalling a hike in the Portuguese highlands, Master Perfumer Oliver Creed showcases the mysterious side of lavender. A favorite scent of a certain Rat Pack legend, this powerful blend is known for its smooth refinement and is the epitome of a classic.
A revelation for many, including me. Yes, for 34 Years I thought the guy singing one of my favorite songs ever "What You Won't Do For Love" Bobby Caldwell was a black man, didn't you? Well, if you're not, you're in the minority. What You Won't Do For Love is a much loved Soulful song that has many admires, most of who thought the guy (Bobby Caldwell) singing it was black, No-one ever figured he was a white guy, "too Soulful." Not ! Yes Bobby Caldwell is a White Guy folks.
Pollo Marengo is a dish that was created by Napoleon Bonaparte 's Chef (Dunand) after Napoleon defeated the Austrian Army at The Battle of Marengo in Piedmont, Italy. It is said the Napoleon was hungry and his chef had to forage for food-stuffs to make a meal for Napoleon. The Chefs assistansts came back with a Chicken, Crayfish, and Eggs, and so the chef went to work. The dish he created, of which Napoleon was totally enamored with is known as Pollo Marengo after the town where the battle was fought.
Pollo Marengo is a dish that was popular in the 1950s and 60s, but has not been popular for many years now, though I don't know why, it's absolutely wonderful. There's a great recipe for Pollo Marengo and a lot of other tasty dishes in Segreto Italiano by Best Selling Italian Cookbook Author Daniel Bellino Zwicke.
If you've never had the dish, it's high-time you do. Try it!
A Tribute to Ric Ocasek. Cars front-man Hall of Fame singer / song-writer Ric Ocasek passed away at age 75 on September 15, 2019 at his home in New York. Ocasek was the lead-singer - song-writer of The Cars, a New Wave / Punk - Pop Band that found great success in the late 70s and 1980s selling 6 Million copies of their 1978 debut album The Cars.
Ocasek was married to Super Model Paulina Parikova. Following Ocaseks death, hsi wife Paulina Tweeted,
“Ric was at home recuperating very well after surgery,” the statement read. “Our two sons, Jonathan and Oliver, and I were making sure he was comfortable, ordering food and watching TV together. I found him still asleep when I was delivering his Sunday morning coffee.”
“I touched his cheek to rouse him. It was then I realized that during the night he had peacefully passed on,” the statement continued. “We appreciate the great outpouring of love. We, his family and friends, are completely and utterly devastated by his untimely and unexpected death and would appreciate the privacy to mourn in private."
P, Ballentine & Sons Brewery was once the third largest beer producer in America. The Ballantine Brewery was founded in Newark, New Jersey by Scottish immigrant Peter Ballantine in 1840. The brewery operated in Newark from 1840 until its closing in 1972.
The Falstaff Brewing Co. bought Ballantine in 1972, and held the brand until 1985, when they sold the Ballantine Brand to the Pabst Blue Ribbon Co. who still brew the brand to this day.
McDONALDS Answer to POPEYES and The CHICKEN SANDWICH WARS should be the McRib. There are Millions of fans of McDonalds tasty McRib Sandwich who just adore and can't get enough of it whenever they can get it, which is not often, since it's not on the permanent menu and is only available ever two years or so, which has had its legends of fans perplexed to the way McDonalds Corporation handles this much loved item.
If McDonalds wants to get in on the insanely hot craze of Fried Chicken Sandwiches, there anser should not be another chicken sandwich but the hugely popular McRib. It's always a Hot. "Do it McDonalds. We Miss our McRibs."
In this day and age and for a long time, there is always some sort of new craze and latest thing going on. In the late Summer of 2019 the latest new craze is fast food Popeye's Fried Chicken and their new Fried Chicken Sandwich and the Chicken Sandwich Wars going on between Popeyes and Chick-Fil-A over who has the Best Chicken Sandwich of all, Popeyes Won the War. Or did they. The war is not over, but it seems most people like Popeyes Fried Chicken Sandwich better than Chick-Fil-A who up to this point in time has been by far the undisputed King of The Chicken Sandwich in America. That was, until Popeyes came out with their own version of the Fried Chicken Sandwich which many feel is a whole lot tastier. The King has been dethroned. What do you think? We want to know.
Popeyes released their Fried Chicken Sandwich on August 12, 2019. The sandwich features a nice crunchy piece of Fried Chicken Breast on a Brioche Bun with Pickles and Mayonnaise. The sandwich comes in two versions, one with regular mayonnaise and one with spicy mayonnaise. Popeyes Chicken Sandwich was an instant success and followers quickly started a massive Buzz on Social Media for their Love of Popeyes Fried Chicken Sandwich. Debate over Chicken Sandwiches and whose is the Best and whose is not has dominated social media in the past few weeks, and just two short weeks after Popeyes launched their Chicken Sandwich, they announce the Sandwich was Sold Out and could not be had anywhere. People went nuts. One man in Houston Texas went as far to pull out a Gun and demand a Popeyes Chicken Sandwich at Gun Point. When will it come back. Popeyes promises, it will be soon. But when? If you go to the Popeyes website, it says CHICKEN SANDWICH Be Right Back. "But when?"
I myself have been a long time fan of Popeyes Fried Chicken. Their Fired Chicken and Bisquits are absolutely Great. They use fresh bought chickens, make it fresh, it's tasty and nice and crunchy, and their biscuits are to me, the Best in The Business. Popeyes is a great company. They make the best Fries around, rice, and other items too, including tasty Louisiana Fried Shrimp.
Dam I missed out on getting one of those Chicken Sandwiches, but like millions of people all across America, I'm waiting to sink my teeth into one of those tasty suckers just as soon as they come out. I'll be at Popeyes on West 14th Street in Greenwich Village New York to get mine. Heck I'll get two, or 3 or even four. I Love my Fried Chicken.
And speaking of Fried Chicken Sandwiches, and New York, we've got a great local one at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken in the east Village of New York. They make the Best Fried Chicken in town, and of course an awesome Chicken Sandwich to boot.
So I wait with baited breath for my very own Chicken Sandwich from Popeyes. But until then, I think I'll go get one at Wendy's, then make a trip to Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken where I haven't been to in a while, and I'm due for a trip, especially now that I'm going crazy like everyone else, I want my Popeyes Fried Chicken Sandwich, I can't get one yet, so I'll settle for some others for now. Or better yet, I'll make one of my own with recipes in The Badass Cookbook will do me for now.
WENDY'S FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH
IT SUCKS !
Update : Well, with all the hoopla with the Chicken Sandwich Wars and missing out for now on trying the highly touted Popeyes Chicken Sandwich and Wendy's bragging about their sandwich, I figured I'd go over there and try one Chicken Sandwich at Wendy's. What a gip. "It Sucks." Not even close to being good. It reminds me of the very sub-par Chicken Sandwiches put out by both Burger King and McDonalds, they both suck, as does Wendy's, I'm sorry to say. I wanted it to be good, but no, it wasn't. No I haven't been so lucky yet to try Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
, but knowing how good the food is at Popeyes and by the looks of the sandwich in pictures, it looks Dam Good, and I'll bet it is. So, until that fine day when I get to finally sink my teeth into Popeyes Sandwich, I'll just Dream about it for now.