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Mystery Jewel

A Classic Martini

Wine and Spirits

A Classic Martini

A drink from New York City’s Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

Tonga Room, San Francisco.

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The Sweet Escape

On the enduring allure of the tiki bar.

  • Fred Leighton natural red Burmese spinel earrings, $245,000.
  • Verdura pink spinel bib necklace, $185,000.
  • Nancey Chapman red spinel ring, $28,000. Bulgari emerald-cut spinel, price upon request. Armenta cross ring, $3,400.
  • Edmond Chin for Sidney Garber one-of-a-kind multistrand spinel and diamond necklace, $100,000. De Grisogono spinel and diamond earrings, $36,000.

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