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New Orleans-based writer Wayne Curtis is a contributing editor at Garden & Gun, Imbibe, and The Daily Beast, and a former contributing editor to The Atlantic magazine. He's also written for American Scholar, Yankee, Smithsonian, Saveur, the New York Times, Architect, Wall Street Journal, Sunset, enRoute, and American Archeology. His newest book is The Last Great Walk, an account of a remarkable 4,000-mile journey taken in 1909, and why it’s relevant today. His previous book was a cultural history of a loathsome intoxicant: And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails.

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“the world could be wonderfully exotic when viewed through the bottom of a cocktail glass.”
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“Their isolation was communal,” he wrote. “They could escape neither their loneliness nor each other.”
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“I took a fresh lime, added some Curaçao from Holland, a dash of Rock Candy Syrup, and a dollop of French Orgeat, for its subtle almond flavor. A generous amount of shaved ice and vigorous shaking by hand produced the marriage I was after. Half the lime shell went in for color [and] I stuck in a branch of fresh mint…”
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