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Email Scan: Brazilian Booze

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We scan the inbox so you don't have to. Today, one lonely item of note:

FROM: Best Bets Daily
SUBJECT: Sagatiba Cachaça
MESSAGE: This premium cachaça is now available in NYC. How convenient, since today is Brazilian Independence Day and cachaça is a main ingredient in the caipirinha, a Brazilian libation. Following us here? You can buy the stuff at Astor Wines & Spirits.

Our daily read includes: Best Bets Daily, City, DailyCandy, Flavorpill, Head Butler, his&hers dailies, Juli B, LuxuryCulture, Lx.Tv, MUG, RareDaily, Refinery29, Splendora, Stylebakery, Stylephile, Thrillist, Urban Baby, UrbanDaddy, UrbanJunkies, VSL, WingmanDaily

FROM: Thrillist
SUBJECT: The Kingswood (121 W 10th St, 212-645-0044)
MESSAGE: A West Village date spot from the owners of Australian restaurant Ruby's. The place is slated to open this weekend.
DISCARDED: "nothing says romance like exotic taxidermy"

FROM: DailyCandy
SUBJECT: Ride Amigos
MESSAGE: A ride-sharing website that helps people share cabs.
DISCARDED: "Because it rolled out this week, the site needs compadres like you to post (daily, weekly, one time) routes you’d like to split with other riders. Soon enough, you’ll never gallop alone again."

FROM: UrbanBaby Daily
SUBJECT: Pink Olive Boutique (439 E 9th St between First Ave and Ave A, 212-780-0036)
MESSAGE: A recently-opened East Village shop.

FROM: RareDaily
SUBJECT: Dining "Secrets" from the Michelin Guide (ed. note: this is really just a list of restaurants, nothing "secret" about any of them, but whatever)
MESSAGE: Jean Georges, 202 at Nicole Farhi, Del Posto, Café Sabarsky, Payard Patisserie & Bistro, Tamarind, Cacio e Pepe.