The Bitters Truth
Grape Expectations: Long Island
Gin and Bear It
When the trendwatchers started squawking a few weeks ago that the low-carb craze was taking on water, friends who knew I was embarking on an eating odyssey through Boston's best steakhouses wondered if I had missed the proverbial boat….
Pity the state of the home bar. The vestiges of its romantic past — the silver laid out meticulously on white linen, the dark wood buffed to a high shine, the perfectly made martini — are now so rare, people…