Things to do for February 13, 2014

The Weekender

Brisket Candles, Perfect Cocktails and Old Tequila Barrels

It’s always darkest before the weekend.

This Might Come in Handy Friday...
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This Might Come in Handy Friday...

Consider this your reminder to download this app that’ll remind you to send texts of affection tomorrow to your special someone. Also, consider this your reminder to remember that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.

A Candle That Smells Like Brisket
SMOKE SHOW

A Candle That Smells Like Brisket

If you like brisket, this is not for you. If you have an unhealthy obsession with brisket, behold a candle that smells exactly like slow-cooked beef and aged hickory. Unfortunately, still tastes like wax.

The Big Book of Lawn Sports
GOING YARD

The Big Book of Lawn Sports

Horseshoes: you know that game. Croquet: yep, that, too. KanJam: ... well, you will after reading this comprehensive guide to lawn games and the various refreshing cocktails that pair best with them (like a gin-and-champagne French 75 with pétanque). Spring has to be close-ish.

This Used to Hold Tequila
BARREL ROLE

This Used to Hold Tequila

As it turns out, somebody got the bright idea to take some giant old tequila barrels and convert them into one-of-a-kind tequila barrel ice chests. Which is cool if you’re looking for an unexpected way to store... well, tequila, we guess.

One Step Closer to Cocktail Perfection
SPIN CITY

One Step Closer to Cocktail Perfection

Used to be, there were two ways to make a martini. Stirred (if you’re a traditionalist) or shaken (if you’re an MI6 agent). But then someone invented this bartending gadget that effortlessly spins your cocktails with a push of a button, and suddenly we had a third. Hey, it’s good to have options.

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