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In this section we explore the things that define Bodega Life. We bring you some of the best and brightest minds, sharing their knowledge and passion for the things they love. Sports, health, cars, finance and fashion are some of the lifestyle areas you’ll discover. Enjoy!

Top 10 Foods for Your Tailgate Party

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014

Top 10 Foods for Your Tailgate Party

Now that football season is finally upon us, fans across the country are gearing up for one of the best things about going to a game, tailgating. A tradition that has been going on for generations, tailgating is a fun and unique experience that turns going to a football game into an all-day event.

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Hosting a Scotch Tasting Party

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014

Hosting a Scotch Tasting Party

One of the things I think I would really enjoy doing is hosting a scotch tasting party. Where I’m from, there are the occasional wine-tasting parties that bring like-minded individuals with similar passion together for an evening of indulgence. Such an event not only creates a form of camaraderie with other enthusiast, it can also help to further develop and broaden your knowledge on the alcohol.

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7 of the Best Speakeasies in America

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014

7 of the Best Speakeasies in America

Prohibition is long gone, yet the American speakeasy is alive and well. It’s both a relic of our history and a glimpse into our future.

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Whiskey and Tobacco, Together at Last in One Glass

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014

Whiskey and Tobacco, Together at Last in One Glass

Smoke has long been a key element in the bartender’s arsenal, delivered though a measure of mezcal or a flamed orange peel. Some experiment with smoking glasses: using burning herbs, say, or wood chips, and then capturing the resulting smoke within the vessel.

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10 Titles to See at the Toronto International Film Festival

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014

10 Titles to See at the Toronto International Film Festival

If previous years are any indication, there’s a pretty good chance that the next Academy Award best picture winner is buried somewhere among the almost 300 movies set to unspool at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday.

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Smoking in Retro-spect: How and Why Retrohaling Works

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014

Smoking in Retro-spect: How and Why Retrohaling Works

Experienced cigar smokers often remark that the flavors in a cigar change dramatically when smoke is expelled through the nose instead of the normal practice of releasing it through the mouth. The practice of expelling smoke through the nose is called retrohaling.

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Cigar Pork Sandwich

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014

Cigar Pork Sandwich

Believe it or not, that is not a real cigar.

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24 Craft Breweries Every Beer Lover Should Know

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014

24 Craft Breweries Every Beer Lover Should Know

We found the 24 coolest American craft brewers making waves in the industry, from a Latin American-style cervecería in Chicago to a sustainable brewery in Maui that uses local Hawaiian ingredients to make its brews.

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The 20 Man Cave Dos and Don'ts You Need to Know

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014

The 20 Man Cave Dos and Don'ts You Need to Know

The base for your man cave planning needs to be on your philosophy. What interests will you feature? What will you use the space for? What types of furniture, decor, and accessories support those answers? There can be a lot of questions to ask yourself.

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9 Things Every First-Time Visitor To Las Vegas Should Know

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014

9 Things Every First-Time Visitor To Las Vegas Should Know

Before last weekend, I was a Las Vegas virgin. I had never walked the Strip, taken a ride on the New York New York roller coaster, or even gambled. The only things I knew about Vegas were what I had seen on TV. I ended up having a blast — it’s impossible not to in Sin City. But there were quite a few things I didn’t realize about Vegas until I went. These are the nine things everyone should know before they travel to Las Vegas for the first time.

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