Things to do for January 27, 2011
Scotch Caramel, Summer Gear and Your New Island Lair
The state of the weekend is strong. Very strong.
Your Sartorial Antidote to Winter
There’s only one antidote to winter: summer clothes. And a pair of twins from Brooklyn—who happen to have made clothes for James Franco—has assembled a line of linen ties, espadrilles and gingham shirts for just this occasion. Now, to find somewhere suitably sunny...
Introducing Scotch Caramel Sauce
Caramel. A delicious sauce in little need of improvement. Scotch—the same. And yet, someone—specifically, a SF-based spirits shop—had the unfettered genius to combine the two. If you’ve ever wanted to caramelize your Rob Roy, now is your time.
The Waxed Canvas Sack Lunch
Your hunger for a well-made BLT is only matched by your desire for rugged lunch containers. Okay, maybe not, but you can still combine the two with one of these waxed canvas lunch bags. Sadly, they don’t include a special pocket for Lunchables.
A Buyer’s Guide to Remote Islands
You’ve been known, on occasion, to visit, purchase and/or seize control of remote desert islands—but never without doing your research. This tome provides maps and vitals for 50 of the world’s most isolated islands, almost all of which would make pretty good lairs.
The iPhone Walkie-Talkie
Sure, the modern smartphone can help you run a business, DJ a party or shoot imaginary birds at buildings—but all you really want is a walkie-talkie. This app lets you (and your friends) slip your phone into two-way mode. Handy when you feel like saying “roger” a lot.