Things to do for May 24, 2012

The Weekender

All the Sunglasses and Old-Timey Flasks You’ll Ever Need

It’s going to be a wet hot American weekend.

Grilling Like an Old Italian Butcher
RAO ABOUT THAT

Grilling Like an Old Italian Butcher

Picture a legendary Italian restaurant in Harlem. One that opened in 1896. One with only 10 seats. One called Rao. Now picture it being a cookbook chock-full of owner Frank Pellegrino Jr.’s grill-specific family recipes like lobster fra diavolo. Now stop picturing it and light some charcoal.

If Doc Holliday Were a Flask
FLASK MASTER

If Doc Holliday Were a Flask

Let’s hear it for old-timey cowboys. The six-shooters. The shaving with buck knives. The handmade copper flasks with vintage wooden stoppers made specifically for housing barrel-aged American whiskey. Bravo, gents... bravo. Oh, and about that flask part, we found a guy who wants to make you one of those. Tip: let him.

Liam Gallagher Made Sunglasses for You
GLASS IS IN SESSION

Liam Gallagher Made Sunglasses for You

Fact: protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays is important. Opinion: looking amazing is more important. Exhibit A—Pretty Green (from the Oasis guy) has a new mélange of sunglassery involving tortoiseshell square frames and circular numbers that look straight out of John Lennon’s personal collection. Usually not a bad thing.

An Unnecessarily Handsome Compass
DIRECT HIT

An Unnecessarily Handsome Compass

We don’t know where you live. But chances are you’d prefer not to get lost there. All the more reason to wear a compass around your neck. Especially if it’s an incredibly handsome one. That’s made out of laminated maple. And East Indian rosewood. And basically looks nothing like a compass.

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