There's a theory making the rounds that vibrations of the right frequency will cause the molecules in a drink to rearrange themselves in curious ways, thereby altering or enhancing the flavor.
The Keefer is the only place I'm aware of that's actually serving tuning-fork-blended cocktails, so I met there with several people, including David, Danielle, and a woman named Free Lee, who works at the bar and is also a somatic and energy therapist. In addition to its (possible) mixological applications, harnessing vibrations is a form of alternative medicine, in which tuning forks are placed on ailing people like acupuncture needles. (There's also a fledgling industry selling "vibration infused" beverages intended to improve health. An Ontario company called Wave Miracle Water, for instance, offers water with "vibrational encoding" in four wellness-enhancing frequencies.)
Can a Tuning Fork Improve Your Cocktail?
What have we learned about headlines ending in question marks?
Tags: doomed, mad science, religion
this paragraph should've been the entirety of the article.
Sure, but think of all the people who would read it and think to themselves, "Wow! One third! That's really good, there must be something to this, I mean - what are the odds!?!"
I've got the nagging feeling that the author was thinking exactly the same :(
Can't believe I remembered this, but that's a Samarian sunset.
For your files: Johann Grander water revitalization
And Viktor Schauberger structured water via vortex
Both Austrians as far as I can tell. New age water quacks are legion.
(Not the headline I know, but I couldn't resist)
No no no, fuck this bullshit.
While I'm here already, english is not my native tongue, so can somebody please explain to me what he means by "a properly tuned Manhattan was tastier and more luminous than a regular one"?
Does he make his drinks with LEDs in them?
"Having free drinks because I was a 'journalist' was exciting! I'd never been treated like I mattered before! The special drinks tasted amazing!"
"Luminous" does mean "radiating or reflecting light", but it's often used as a metaphorical nice thing to say about actresses. In the context of a drink review, I guess you can think of it as a highfalutin synonym for "good".
I'm sure I've seen this as a joke somewhere - possibly Douglas Adams?
A very talented professional musician acquaintance came here to SF (where else, other than Oakland or Big Sur?) to attend (and be relieved spend hard-come-by cash at) a woo-woo vibrations course.
"Did you know that the distance between the vertebrae in the spine is in exact proportion to the distance between the planets, which form a celestial chord?"
But better even that was the story, relayed in full seriousness, of the vibrational cure by a course leader.
Of uterine cancer.
Using a didgeridoo.
Applied to the lady parts.
Cocktail infusion is child's play, a mere bagatelle to the frequentially adept.