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10 Things We're Doing Besides Drinking Micheladas in the Sun

Email sent: Apr 29, 2013 3:48 pm

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Macarons can take a seat—micheladas are the new cupcakes. On Friday we sampled a Vietnamese take on the spicy beer cocktail at Pig & Khao, on Saturday we ordered the Chef Beer at Vinegar Hill House only to discover it is a michelada in disguise, and on Sunday we cozied up with our #1 boo and a true classic—the Gran Electrica version. For those playing along at home, here is the Of a Kind-endorsed recipe (use Valentina hot sauce if you know what’s good for you). —claire

Erica’s things:

+ Embracing the weekend-morning, lazy-coffee-drinking robe—Eberjey makes good ones.

+ Wanting to own, oh, EVERYTHING from the Lower East Side home store Top Hat.

+ Appreciating the hyper-digestible news digest The Skimm—it doesn’t talk down to you (but also acknowledges your short attention span).

+ Discovering a volumizing hair product that works, from Bed Head. Just can’t promise that you’ll feel like a grown-up reaching for the bottle.

+ Loving this article on celebrity nuptial mastermind Stefanie Cove over at The Cut. Alternative title: The Olivia Pope of Weddings.


Claire’s things:

+ Showing off evidence of genius in my genes with the release of my brother’s new book—a genuinely fascinating story about 16th-century religious outcasts who clawed their way to power.  

+ Finding the perfect background music (a.k.a. dinner party soundtrack) in Beacon’s newest album The Way We Separate.

+ SMH at these visual time capsules of my teen years.

+ Ogling the gorgeous antique rugs and quilts at Shark Tooth—all hand-picked by adorable owner Kellen Tucker at estate sales and auctions around the country.

+ Breaking up my green tea boredom with genmaicha—the brown rice flavor tastes like...exactly what I’ve been missing in my life.


image via Spoon Fork Bacon, a fabulous food blog whose michelada recipe kickstarted our obsession


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