A Brief Note on Self-Control

April 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm (Our Favorite Things) (, , )


I am down at the Halsted store today, where I am always delighted by a new selection of wine and spirits at my fingertips. If it wasn’t such a pain to get the stuff back up to my Roscoe Village apartment, I would probably leave with a half-case of bottles every time I worked here.

The Halsted store also has a little something open that we have yet to sample at Roscoe: the Luxardo Marsache al frutto. Cherries candied with marasca syrup, and left in this thick, sweet/tart syrup. The cherries are reminiscent of maraschino cherries, but not artificial tasting or cloyingly sweet. Utterly delicious and addictive.

Come try one before they are all gone…

Posted by Jane


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