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Ask the MB -- T-Shirts

The Calvin Klein T-Shirt: Best Ever
The Calvin Klein T-Shirt: Best Ever
Q: While you're on the subject of undershirts, please settle a dispute my wife and I are having. We were going into a restaurant and noticed a college-age kid coming out of the nearby liquor store wearing madras shorts, flip flops and a plain white t-shirt. (Nothing written on it -- just a regular old Hanes tee.) My wife said the MB would NOT be happy. Since I have worn a plain white tee to the grocery store on occasion, I disagreed. What would make you happy for a quick run to the grocery store or liquor store?
--John


A: John, you won't be surprised to learn that you are right and your wife is wrong. A plain white t-shirt is a staple of any MB's wardrobe, and not just for liquor store runs. We're not a big fan of Hanes, mainly because we are huge, HUGE fans of Calvin Klein t-shirts (both crew neck and v-neck). Fine cotton, short sleeves to show off the result of punishing workout routines, and just the right amount of material around the waist to conceal addiction to beer and/or beef jerky. Highly recommended.

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  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 sugar cube (or half teaspoon simple sugar)
  • soda water (if desired)

Place the sugar cube at the bottom of a lowball glass, add the fresh lemon juice, and mash with the back of a spoon. Fill two-thirds with ice and the gin and stir for at least 30 seconds. Add soda water, if desired, and give a quick stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge.


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