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MiniBar

This showed up at Houseworks, a great consignment store in Iowa City, in December 2002. I had to get it for Steve — and for me as well. It's accompanied us on several trips. Pretty fun to go next door and tell Steve's folks and sis-in-law that the bar is open (from our trip to see Matt "take the walk" to get his diploma).

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Why the name? Well, it does have nice alliteration. And Myrna Loy is so sharp and funny in The Thin Man, in which Nick and Nora are rarely without a lovely cocktail.

Nick Charles: "The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking. Now a Manhattan you always shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time, a dry martini you always shake to waltz time."

Created by steve. Last Modification: Tuesday 27 of January, 2004 23:18:35 UTC by kristin.