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[NOW IN NS ] FAB 5 Cocktail Culture THESE NEW LIBATIONS JUST MADE SUMMER THIRST QUENCHING A LOT MORE INTERESTING. – Elaine Doremus STRAIGHT EDGE Art + Science in Evanston caters to discriminating men. Head mixologist Donald Hernandez at Guildhall Restaurant has blended this delightful martini so expertly—with a wedge of crunchy prairie cucumber poking out for dramatic impact—you can’t have just one. 694 Vernon Ave., Glencoe, 847.835.8100 Cucumber Martini 1. MEN’S SPA A CUT ABOVE A BESPOKE BARBERSHOP OPENS INSIDE ART + SCIENCE. By Laura Hine | Photography by David Raccuglia Inspired by this drink served at a 1960s St. Croix bed and breakfast, Ward Eight nails it with this new summer drink of VooDoo Spiced Rum, Demerara lime, banana and a touch of nutmeg. 629 W. Howard St., Evanston, 847.420.7353 Crucian Banana Squash 2. When Evanston’s Art + Science owners Paul Wilson and David Raccuglia decided to move their salon from Church Street to a more open space on Orrington Avenue, they carved out a men’s barbershop, complete with retro barber’s chairs and neon signs. As founders of American Crew, a global professional brand dedicated to men’s styling and grooming products, they know the importance of image and performance. “The barbering world is coming back to life,” says Wilson. “It’s really reached a critical tipping point for us.” The barbershop offers men’s hairstyling ($45) and products, and also shaves ($45) and beard trimming ($18). Adds Wilson, “The craft of barbering was almost a lost art.” 1629 Orrington Ave., 847.864.4247, artandsciencesalon.com Make your own artisanal cocktails with Williams-Sonoma Bellini mixes. Combine one part Tangerine Orange Blossom or White Peach Bellini mix with two parts chilled sparkling wine for a scrumptious DIY treat. williamssonoma.com Afternoon in Venice 3. The Bobby’s Deerfi eld version of Brazil’s national cocktail uses Ypioca Prata premium cachaca, fresh kiwi fruit, lime and mint leaves, garnished with a sugar cane stick—fresh, complex and delicious! 695 Deerfi eld Road, Deerfi eld, 847.607.9104 The Caipirinha 4. FACE FORWARD To the Matte Men of the North Shore, take note: Kiehl’s new Oil Eliminator line is perfect for keeping your face shine-free despite the rising temps. Begin the day with the deep cleansing exfoliating face wash ($22), which uses crushed apricot seeds to gently remove dead skin cells. Follow up with our favorite, the 24-hour anti-shine moisturizer ($27), a miracle worker when it comes to minimizing pores and providing a matte nish while still hydrating the skin. And when the mercury soars, reach for the refreshing shine control toner ($20), which delivers a cooling mist that neutralizes excess oil. Neiman Marcus, Northbrook, 5000 Northbrook Ct., 847.564.0300, kiehls.com –Brian Dukerschein 30 NS SUMMER 2014 The outdoor deck at Temperance Beer Company’s Tap Room offers thirst quenching saison that’s crisp, but with body, thanks to the addition of local honey. Sip while playing a game of shuffl eboard. 2000 Dempster St., Evanston, 847.864.1000 Birdsong Saison 5. FRESH FINDS This summer, combat shine and minimize pores with Kiehlʼs Oil Eliminator range. VIVA BRAZIL! The Caipirinha at Bobbyʼs Deerfi eld

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