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apéritif

(ă-pĕr″ĭ-tēf′) [L. aperire, to open]
An alcoholic beverage, such as wine, taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

aperitif (·perˈ··tēfˑ),

n an appetite stimulant. Also called
aperitive.
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Whether or not the aperitif undergoes a true rebirth in America, this may very well be, like the title of Luis Bun uel's classic 1930 film, "The Golden Age" of Aperol--a phenomenon that would hopefully cure Bunuel's long depression.
In France, he says, the aperitif of choice is Ricard, a pastis distilled from star aniseed, licorice and Provencal herbs.
The aperitif "is both a beverage and a social activity .
They were judged for their ambiance, spontaneous and prompted service of aperitifs and the range of aperitif food and drink on offer.
So if you want to pep up the aperitifs and post dinner liqueurs, here are three alternatives that are real classics but obscure enough to rise above the rigours of fashion.
And its bar lacked two well-known aperitifs and a popular tequila label on a recent evening.
But the world is less enthusiastic about spirits, liqueurs and aperitifs.
DeGroff notes that Dubonnet belongs to that group of aperitifs with a seductive name - aromatic wines.
This contract is divided into the following lots - Lot 1: mineral water;- Lot 2: soft drinks;- Lot 3: beers;- Lot 4: aperitifs and spirits;- Lot 5: drink vending machines;- Lot 6: Organic drinks.
Wines and aperitifs by the glass are all $4 except one port.
The Bar at Citron also offers full lists of specially chosen aperitifs and traditional and modern cocktails, including Citron's signature martini Le Citron Bleu, made from Hpnotiq, a "Tiffany blue" liqueur, and Ketel One Citroen served in a sugar-rimmed glass.
The current lobby bar will be replaced by Papillion, a lounge and "reading room" facing the ocean and pool where guests can unwind over aperitifs, small tapas-style dishes and afternoon tea amidst panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean through floor-to-ceiling windows.