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A collection of noteworthy stories

A New Favorite Camping Gadget

Our "Life in Motion" edition was the latest to hit doorsteps. It featured a delicious, pine-forward Terroir Gin, by St. George Sp...

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10 Reasons to Buy a Modfire Fire Pit

1. You’re a superhero, and your special powe...

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Travel & Play
Meet Frescobol Caricoa … Now In Our Father’s Day Shop

Even if you are simply shopping for yourself, our Father’s Day Shop on Vices Reserve is a ...

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Deep Thoughts
From Live Jazz to Ostrich Eggs––Why Fine & Rare Should Be On Your NYC Agenda

Fine & Rare is a perfect name for Tommy Tardie...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe: The Smokin’ Maid, for Cinco de Mayo

Here’s a little pre-planning help to make sure your Cinco de Mayo parties go off without a...

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Deep Thoughts
Georgian Era Jewelry: Larkspur & Hawk

Emily Satloff was born and raised in New York City, beginning her career at the New Yo...

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Deep Thoughts
Jewelry from another age — the appeal of Jennifer Behr

The accessory can make the outfit. That’s what they say. And, if it’s true, Read more »

Deep Thoughts
How Cesta Collective Is Changing The Game

Our Mother’s Day Shop features so many wonderful, ...

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A Q&A with Apotheke

“The majority of the people who work here are women. We have so much fun. Sometimes, I hav...

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Bringing Glamour to Quiet Nights In … with Olivia von Halle

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Deep Thoughts
10 Myths About CBD Debunked

Robb Vices is excited to bring members our first foray into the Cannabis/CBD market this month, ...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: Nobu’s Grilled Lobster

Our February Box was a bottle of Mod Seléction Cham...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPES: IT’S NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY!

Fun Fact:

The common use of salt and lime on the glass rim of a Margarita got its start du...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: Cacao Bliss Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate for breakfast makes us feel like kids again. But, in actuality, it is a very adult move...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: The Scottish Martini

The Martini is American.

It’s also London-driven, with many reaching for those stalw...

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Eat & Drink
Robb Vices Friendsgiving : Wine, Whisky, & Wagyu

Despite downed trees in Manhattan and a freak, early-winter snowstorm, the house was packed at Read more »

Deep Thoughts
A Chef’s Advice for Holiday Entertaining

It’s ironic that turkey–one of the most complicated, finicky things to cook–is ...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: The Best Steak & Eggs. Period.

Breakfast at home is truly wonderful, particularly in the winter. There’s something so unde...

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Eat & Drink
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes

We like to think a Robb Vices box is a helpful tool for getting creative in the kitchen any time ...

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Tools & toys
All Things Great AND Small : Our Favorite Stocking Stuffers

— little items that leave a big impression ̵...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: The Kill Sauce Margarita

Our fridge looks like the United Nations held a hot sauce convention. And, if you’ve been a...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe : Tequila Orange Peel Butterscotch

Listen,

we will stand in a pantry while our kids are at school and shovel their hard-earne...

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Tools & toys
5 Things We Are Buying Next from Alessi

Are you having a blast with your newRead more »

Eat & Drink
RECIPE : THE TIKI CARIBE FROM ADELE’S NASHVILLE

Music City Food & Wine barrels into Nashville this weekend!

This event celebrates star...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe: Making a Gin Cream Sauce for Steak

This month’s boxes are landing on doorsteps. Welcome to our wanderlust edition, entitled &#...

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Deep Thoughts
5 Questions with NW Elixirs Chef/Owner Andrew H. Garrett

We catch up with a star from our past, the creator and chef behind NW Elixirs incredible lineup o...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe : How to Make a Hypercolor Cocktail

Ever sit at a bar and think, “Man, this cocktail is delicious, but it’s just one colo...

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Deep Thoughts
Our Latest Apparel Obsession : Psycho Bunny

The bunny is funny.

There’s some truth to the rhyme, and to the reason we immediatel...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe : A Dirty Sue Grilled Bloody Mary

Eric Tecosky, founder of Dirty Sue, invented Grilled Cocktails one day while messing around after...

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Deep Thoughts
Thoughts on Taste : Tyler Benner of VENN DESIGN

Now that our offices are everywhere, now that we remain in constant contact with … well ...

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Eat & Drink
Ultimate Date Night : Circa Brewing + Alamo Drafthouse

We love a great date night. Whether it’s with a lover or with a friend, whether you’v...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe : Cap’n Crunch Catfish Sandwich

Chef Jesse Houston is a man to watch. He’s tapped into comfort food in a way that not many ...

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Travel & Play
Hotel Spotlight : The Ludlow, New York City

This is our Hotel Spotlight ,

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Travel & Play
Hotel Spotlight : The Como Metropolitan in Bangkok

This is our Hotel Spotlight ,

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Eat & Drink
Chef Frank Stitt’s Pickled Shrimp Recipe

Birmingham, Alabama-based Chef Frank Stitt is no stranger to being nominated for James Beard Awar...

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Tools & toys
The Mother’s Day Gift Guide

There’s a lot of days dedicated to people, places and things. In fact, we celebrated Read more »

Eat & Drink
RECIPE: The Mexican Firing Squad

The Mexican Firing Squad i...

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Travel & Play
Hotel Spotlight : The Oberoi in New Delhi, India

This is our Hotel Spotlight ,

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Deep Thoughts
Meet the Creator of Our Culinary Obsession

fixx may lowercase in font, but the flavors are huge and fun and so inventive. This chocolate com...

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Eat & Drink
2 Recipes For Three Little Figs

This past January, our box featured the incredible jams of Three Little Figs. If you were a lucky...

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Eat & Drink
Recipes : Sweet Tea Pork Tenderloin

We like to drink while cooking. Give us a good glass of Pinot Noir while we are waiting on a brai...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe : The Easiest Cocktail On Earth

Coco Chanel once said, “I only drink Champagne on two occasions. When I am in love. And, wh...

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Tools & toys
Video Guide to Using a Georg Jensen Sabre

It was Georg Jensen’s approach of beauty added to function that was not merely ahead of the tim...

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Eat & Drink
The Robb Vices Gift Guide 2017

At Robb Vices, we feel we are good at many things. For instance, we are pretty adept at picking o...

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Eat & Drink
Make Every Day National Nacho Day

Listen,

we find the “holidays” have really gotten out of hand. There’s N...

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Deep Thoughts
Thoughts on Taste with Allen Katz of NY Distilling Co.

This past week, we sincerely hope some of you out there got over to Read more »

Travel & Play
5 Parisian Wine Bars Worth Traveling For

We don’t need a season for red and a season for white. And, we will drink rosé any day. Th...

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Travel & Play
Our Passion for Pininfarina

We put this blog entry in our travel section because merely mentioning the word “Italy,” caus...

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Eat & Drink
Poblano Cocktails are a thing … and we love them

Prior to last year, poblano was not a word we saw too often on bar menus. However, it...

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Travel & Play
We Are Hunting … Cool Hunting

In our hunt to bring our members the best of luxuries items from around the world every month of ...

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Travel & Play
Where Does Your Misfit Ray Take You?

We took our Misfit Ray to Uganda on safari, to capture our beats-per-minute when we first spotted...

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Travel & Play
In Search of Spice … in New Orleans

We recently spent a weekend in one of our all-time favorite towns – New Orleans.

We ...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe: The Updated Old Fashioned

We aim to bring you a seamless experience in luxury in every single box. However, even we have to...

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Eat & Drink
Recipe: Rosé-based Oyster Mignonette

September will bring us into a long and delicious oyster season once more. If you were a member i...

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Deep Thoughts
Kyle MacLachlan on Chivalry, Wine & Loving Fig Newmans.

To us, Kyle MacLachlan personifies the word dapper. He bring a sense of refinement to his roles a...

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Deep Thoughts
Dolvett Quince on Tequila, Fitness & Fast Cars

Here at Robb Vices, we are fans of whiskey, wine, gin, rum, and chocolate. Pass the salt, the ste...

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Tools & toys
A Q&A with Stellé Audio

We feel strongly that music can take us places. It can take us ou...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: Easy, Awesome Steak Rubs

Here’s us at the butcher …

“Can you slice it bigger? Bigger. Maybe a li...

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Eat & Drink
Where Do We Drink for Inspiration?

We have a fondness for cocktails here at the Robb Vices offices. That should come as no surprise ...

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Eat & Drink
RECIPE: Classic Absinthe Cocktails

Kevin Herson and Stacey Luckow are, without-question, one of the coolest couples in New York City...

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