Last Call: Eau De Roast Beef, WTF should we read, and Stevie Wonder on Sesame Street

Why smell like vanilla or musk when you can bask in the magical smell of roast beef and gravy? Gastro Obscura spoke to perfumer Christopher Brosius, whose Brooklyn-based “perfume gallery” features unique scents that he swears aren’t as meaty-smelling as they sound: “Most perfumes smell sweet or smoky, but CB BEAST…

Last Call: A beautiful boozy library, how toxic masculinity is ruining food, and how to sleep better

Cocktail nerds may find themselves down a rabbit hole as I did upon discovering this library of vintage cocktail books from the Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux, a museum on Bendor Island, France. The books are easily readable and are organized by country, with examples dating back centuries. I’ve…