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Batch CCXCIV. Schwarzwald, Sunday October 21, 2018 NO. 47
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Our "godson", Willy, and Dr. Jane Goodall

© Fernando Turmo / Jane Goodall Institut

Do you remember when we announced our guardianship of Willy right here on our homepage? For three years now, we've been the proud guardians of this young chimpanzee, who has been living at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of the Congo since 2014. The facility, which seeks to protect orphaned chimpanzees, was founded in 1992 by the famous primatologist, environmentalist, and UN Messenger of Peace Dr. Jane Goodall. The ...

Arthur Orlans

Haute Monkey couture

Welcome to the wunderbar Arthur Orlans in Brussels! This is actually less an insider tip than it is a heartfelt plea: Get yourself to Belgium and pay this extraordinary locale a visit! We promise you'll be astonished as well. With plenty of attention to detail, Francesco Ravo and his team have turned an old-fashioned house into a one-of-a-kind cocktail bar. It's both traditional and tailor-made (so to speak), and the ...

Woman of the country

Deep in the Black Forest, Cornelia Reich produces organic cheese ­using milk from grass-fed cows. While the local scenery could definitely be described as bucolic, her chosen craft is hard work that requires dedication and a willingness to compromise. Loßburg – 24 Höfe, County Freudenstadt. In surroundings like these, you can’t help but think that this must be how Americans picture Germany: lush greens and azure blues like something out of ...

Gin Daisy

Monkey 47

Ingredients 5 cl Monkey 47 2 cl Chartreuse Jaune 1 cl lemon juice 1 cl lime juice
 3 dashes simple syrup 2 cl soda Preparation Pour all ingredients (except the soda) into a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice cubes. Shake and then strain into a nice coupette glass. Fill up with soda and garnish with a lemon zest.

Tales from the Black Forest - Buffalo Safari in the Black Forest

If you really think about it, Monkey and bison have quite a lot in common. You give both of them care and affection and plenty of time to mature, they don't like to stand in a corner, unappreciated, and they're indigenous to the Black Forest. Monkey 47 has brought a new "animal species" to the Black Forest, which is enjoying increasing popularity among connoisseurs of fine spirits. A cute ...

Monkey 47 presents: The Wild Monkey Inn

Episode III: A villain's "Last Word"

Employees Only

Welcome to New York

In the heart of the West Village, the speakeasy Employees Only offers just about everything you're looking for as someone who enjoys the finer things in life: first-rate drinks, delicious fare, and a special kind of atmosphere. These were the staples the bar's five creators had in mind back in 2004, and it continues to embody them to this day. The concept has attracted not only a large number of fans ...

Tales from the Black Forest - The Star Village

One Fairytale, Eight Stars, and 240 Finkbeiners - Baiersbronn

Monkey 47

Gourmets are familiar with the name Baiersbronn. Two large establishments - the Traube in Tonbach and the Hotel Bareiss in Baiersbronn-Mitteltal - have three Michelin stars each. In the district of Schwarzenberg, there is another chef with two stars at the Hotel Sackmann. So Baiersbronn can truly be referred to as the "Star Village." So it comes as no surprise to see just how many luxury cars there ...

7 reasons why you'll love the Black Forest

I. These days, you often hear about people looking to slow things down, but this is a place where you actually can. Pay us a visit and you’ll see! II. One of the latest trends claims that hugging trees is great for the soul, and trees aren’t exactly in short supply around these parts. III. For the refined sweet tooth, there’s nothing quite like the combination of chocol...

Pink Lady

Ingredients 4.5 cl Monkey 47 2 cl lemon juice 1.5 cl applejack 1 egg white 2 dashes grenadine Preparation Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice cubes. Shake and then strain into a nice coupette glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Monkey 47 Ferien

Monkey 47

Everyone needs "Ferien" (holiday in German). 5 cl Monkey 47 2 cl Mancino Secco infused with mulled spices 1 cl lime juice 0,5 cl caramel syrup Top it up with Tonic and garnish it with a lime slice. Cheers! Enjoy your Ferien!

Audrey 47

Ingredients 4 cl Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 2 cl fresh lemon juice 3 cl simple syrup 2 dashes Creole Bitters 3 mint leaves Champagne Preperation Pour all ingredients except the Champagne into a mixing glass with a handful of ice cubes. Stir and strain into a nice coupette glass. Garnish with mint leaves.

Schwäbisch Confidential

The Swabian Classics - Ofenschlupfer

Monkey 47

The kitchen is "the best place in the world" according to 44-year-old Rainer Klutsch, who discovered his passion for cooking as a child. "I picked up a lot just watching my mum or nan all the time when they would cook," he explains. After taking a brief detour through a stint as a law student and an insurance salesman in training, Rainer (then in his late ...

Scarfes Bar at the Rosewood Hotel

The personal art gallery of Gerald Scarfe

For us, big, heavy furniture; lots of mahogany; leather-bound books; columns of polished marble; and the soft light of a flickering fireplace bring to mind the unique atmosphere of a dignified home library or a traditional gentleman's club. You too? Then be sure to check out Scarfes Bar, which you'll find at London's Rosewood Hotel. It takes its name (and the decorations on its walls) from the British artist and ...

Schwäbisch Confidential

The Swabian Classics - Linsen & Spätzle

The kitchen is "the best place in the world" according to 44-year-old Rainer Klutsch, who discovered his passion for cooking as a child. "I picked up a lot just watching my mum or nan all the time when they would cook," he explains. After taking a brief detour through a stint as a law student and an insurance salesman in training, Rainer (then in his late ...

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