The Sommelier of Shots
Fernando Guzman of Chicago's Adobo Grill goes by a unique title: tequila sommelier. The Mexican-born Guzman makes matches nightly between the restaurant's 80 tequila selections and its sophisticated regional Mexican cuisine (312-266-7999).
Believe It or Not
With so many scotch whisky makers touting 20-, 30- and 50-year-old bottlings, it's hard to believe there's actually such a thing as scotch that's too old. But whisky expert John Hansell of the Malt Advocate contends that 18 is the ideal age for scotch.
Steuben celebrates the opening of its new Manhattan store with a reintroduction of its Air-Twist Champagne flutes. Based on a 1949 design, these classic glasses still look remarkably fresh over half a century later ($600 for two; 667 Madison Ave., 212-752-1441).