How About a Scorpion With Your Cocktail?
NYC’s White & Church serves up unique cocktails with bugs
- Duration 8:22
- Date Jul 12, 2011
NYC’s White & Church serves up unique cocktails with bugs
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Restaurant in a town full of restaurants.
In in the middle of a struggling economy.
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So if you you know stuck up your hand yeah you have.
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A lot of things and New York I must say that there is now everything so we need to bring you them of course.
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I don't know about that.
But how do you experiment with this how did you figure all this out that.
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When you know your ingredients.
You know you know like you know when you know you really answer it's very difficult to to -- -- the state.
I think it's so now OK so you've been open for a couple weeks you've been busy.
Always -- and this basically nice and do you think you've done to myself how.
Did you fund this in this day and age where did you get the money to open it.
I had this I have to thank my partner is I'm partner with -- family from Florence Italy it is the name isn't that easy.
And I have to thank them for giving us the chance of doing all these things and believe -- house -- for what we do.
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