The Hunza’s are partial to “Hunza water” potent wines made from the area’s fruits such as grapes, mulberry and the ubiquitous apricot. Residents of Sunchang county in South Korea swear by their soju and makgoli, fiery rice spirits. Park Bok Dong, who is 101, attributes a major part of her continuing health (until a few years ago she was still working in her family’s rice fields) to her practice of downing several daily shots of 50 proof soju.
Did you try the native figs? They look interesting. I can see a LOT of like I would expect, but like you, I am impressed with the amount of vegetation and greenery. I would have expected a dry, red and very dusty landscape. One flower was new to me, which is always a thrill herb Robert (Geranium robertianum), also called “red shanks” and “dragon’s blood,” because of its reddish stem. I was reminded of our four year old granddaughter, Elanor, who loves dragon stories, when I learned about “dragon’s blood.” How much more child pleasing that name would be instead of the rather dull “herb Robert.” Closely related to the more common wild geranium, it has paired small, pink flowers and fernlike leaves. In Pennsylvania, it likes to grow in moist, wooded, rocky slopes and ravines..
The two copper doors located underneath St. Patrick’s altar direct you down to the cathedral’s crypt, which is home to several of the city’s previous archbishops and cardinals who led conregations. The crypt is also the grave site of prominent figures including former slave and philanthropist Pierre Toussaint.
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He was in Germany when the news came. Millin struck up ‘Hieland Laddie’ as soon as he jumped into the shallows and then walked up and down the beach playing the pipes. German prisoners later admitted that they had not attempted to shoot him because they thought he had lost his mind.
A chef having executive positions at two eateries that aren’t part of the same restaurant group is something of an anomaly, but Kittrell chalks it up to a paradigm shift in Austin that encourages more collaboration and collegiality among members of the culinary community; events such as Indie Chefs Week at Foreign Domestic, the guest chef series at the Josephine House, and restaurants hosting pop up supper clubs such as L’Oca D’Oro are other prime examples of this local phenomenon. In the spring of 2014, she accepted the executive chef position at Weather Up, the Austin sibling of two very successful bars in New York City. New Yorker Kathryn Weatherup hired Kittrell to create a culinary identity for the popular craft cocktail bar and gave her complete autonomy over menu development..