In memory of our neighbor Annie S.
Loterie Nationale (National Lottery) poster designed by Edgard Derouet and Charles Lesacq, dated 1939.
(This is pretty much how I feel when I buy a special new perfume or find a vintage perfume at an estate sale.)
Manhattan Special is one of my favorite summertime drinks. It’s been brewed in New York City since 1895 and it contains real coffee, sugar, and carbonated water—no high-fructose corn syrup or artificial flavor. Most importantly, it’s delicious. And that label image is pure 1920s urban romance. You can read more about Manhattan Special, the drink and the company, here.
Image: photograph by Tinsel Creation.