Build a Better Bar
A man’s home may be his castle, but that castle is incomplete until it has a proper bar
Years ago, my brother was house hunting and asked me to check out a nearby beach property. What impressed me more than its views of the Long Island Sound was the interior: almost every room had a wet bar, replete with an ice-making machine. I remarked that the owner must be a serious cocktailian, and the realtor revealed that this was an East Coast abode owned by none other than Rodney Dangerfield, who had decamped for Hollywood. Despite his onstage protestations, the comedian earned my immediate respect—as well as envy. Dangerfield’s setup may be overkill, and frankly I’ve never been able to match his level of liquid hosting. But over the years, I’ve moved into and …
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