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  Pastis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pastis is an anise-flavored liqueur and apéritif from France, typically containing 40-45% alcohol by volume, although there exist alcohol-free varieties.
Pastis is normally diluted with water before drinking (generally 5 volumes of water for 1 volume of pastis).
Although it is consumed throughout France, especially in the summer, pastis is generally associated with southeastern France, especially with the city of Marseille, and with the clichés of the Provençal lifestyle, like pétanque.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pastis   (199 words)

 Pastis/ Delray Beach: SouthFlorida.com
Pastis, named after the popular anise-flavored aperitif of the region, is a great place to begin an exploration of what the French love to call their "cuisine of the sun."
Like many of the main courses at Pastis, the plate arrives oven-hot, and that has a downside with this dish because the fish keeps cooking; by the time I dug down to it, it was a bit overcooked.
The best news about the Pastis menu, and one of the reasons the restaurant is often full, even on weeknights, is that nearly all the appetizers and most of the main courses are available, with the restaurant's wonderful, homemade desserts and coffee, for a package price of just $24.50.
www.southflorida.com /sfl-dinepastis,0,1243655.story   (771 words)

 Pastis — the French national, versatile and much-loved drink
Pastis becomes milky white and cloudy as you mix it with water (1:5 ratio).
Pastis, a Marseillais will tell you, was invented by a curious and experiment-happy monk in a monastery kitchen, concocting recipes to find the “elixir of life”.
Pastis is a charming drink – the first glass invites the second and very often the second the third.
www.foodreference.com /html/artpastis.html   (1106 words)

 Pastis apéritifs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They all have an ounce of pastis and 4 - 5 ounces of cold water in common, but are all flavored with different sweetened syrups -- almond, grenadine and mint.
Pour one ounce of pastis into the glass, followed by 1 tablespoon of orgeat syrup (you can substitute almond syrup), then pour in about 4 ounces of cold water, and an ice cube or two if you like.
Pour one ounce of pastis into the glass, followed by 1 tablespoon of green mint syrup, then pour in about 4 ounces of cold water, and an ice cube or two if you like.
www.gumbopages.com /food/beverages/pastis-aperitifs.html   (389 words)

 Stephan Pastis, Creator of Pearls Before Swine
Stephan Pastis knew he wanted to be a cartoonist, even as a youngster.
Pastis graduated in 1993, and found a position as an attorney with Thornton, Taylor, Downs and Becker in San Francisco.
Eighteen months later, Pastis polled his fellow attorneys to choose which strips were best, then he gathered up the nerve to submit his top 40 Pearls Before Swine selections.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/12933/98620   (472 words)

 Crescent Blues | Artist Interview: "Stephan Pastis: Animal Attitude"
The 37-year-old Pastis, who lives about an hour north of San Francisco with his wife and children, uses the strip to create a dark but humorous commentary on the mostly futile search for the unattainable.
Pastis' willingness to tackle big issues is one of the reasons Pearls received Best Newspaper Comic Strip honors in 2004 from the National Cartoonists Society.
Stephan Pastis: He is from a [rejected] strip I did about lawyers where a lawyer visited a pig farm.
www.crescentblues.com /8_9issue/int_pastis.shtml   (2157 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Anise-Flavored Liqueurs
Examples include anisette and pastis from France, ouzo and mistra from Greece, anesone and sambuca from Italy, anis and ojen from Spain, and kasra from Libya.
Substitutes: Pernod OR Ricard OR pastis OR anisette OR raki OR Sambuca
pastis Notes: This is a licorice-flavored liqueur that the French like to serve with water.
www.foodsubs.com /LiqueurAnise.html   (471 words)

 Cartoonist Stephan Pastis cast aside his career in law to put Pearls on the comics page
Pastis drew comics in junior high, high school and had a strip for the Berkeley Harold as an undergrad at UC Berkeley.
Pastis' minimalist style is akin to Dilbert, the strip that inspired Pastis as he weathered rejection slips in the 1990s.
Pastis frequently surprises Jeannie Schulz with thoughts that never occurred to her -- even though Pastis only met Charles Schulz twice, and she was married to the artist for more than 25 years.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/09/16/DDGKGENLH11.DTL   (1941 words)

 newsobserver.com | Stephan Pastis: 'Pearls Before Swine'
That could be, but Pastis, a 38-year-old former lawyer, is also quick to acknowledge the help of Adams, who championed the strip when it was a Web-only offering.
Pastis routinely breaks comics convention and inserts himself or other comics into the strip.
Pastis believes that every reader can identify with one of the main characters.
www.newsobserver.com /105/story/514076.html   (474 words)

 Pastis Homepage
Routing and data storage in Pastis are handled by the Pastry routing protocol and the PAST distributed hash table (DHT).
In Pastis, for a file system update to be valid, the user must provide a certificate signed by the file owner which proves that he has write access to that file.
Compared to NFS, Pastis is only between 1.4 and 1.8 slower, thus showing a better performance than that of Ivy and Oceanstore, two existing P2P file systems.
regal.lip6.fr /projects/pastis   (283 words)

 Pastis: Interesting Thing of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pastis is a distilled spirit made from a blend of herbs.
Although in France pastis is the most common spirit by far, it has not achieved a great deal of popularity in the United States.
I, on the other hand, knew we were in good hands at the restaurant if the kitchen staff knew their stuff as well as the bartender knew his (and they did).
itotd.com /articles/248/pastis   (1550 words)

 Absinthe Substitute Reviews - Vintage Pastis and anis liqueurs - ABSINTHE.SE
This pastis is no where near the absinthe from the same time.
The 1955 Pernod Pastis produced a louche identical to the modern.
Well, it's a pastis so I expected it to be quite sweet, which it is. But it's not at all as sweet as the Pernod Pastis.
www.absinthe.se /reviews/vintage_substitutes.html   (938 words)

 Pastis Bar in New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pastis is in the heart of the Meatpacking District!
Pastis is very popular with all sorts of people.
I've been to Pastis a couple of times and I think it's completely overrated because of the whole Sex and the City thing.
www.worldsbestbars.com /city/new-york/pastis-new-york.htm   (838 words)

 Comics: The Man Behind 'Pearls Before Swine' - Arts Extra - Newsweek - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pastis is a 37-year-old former lawyer and the cartoonist behind the morbidly hilarious daily comic strip “Pearls Before Swine,” which appears in 225 papers nationwide and has been collected in four briskly selling books.
Rat, the gravitational center of the "Pearls" universe, is a callous megalomaniac.
Pastis just published his fourth collection, “Nighthogs”, which has parked on Amazon’s best-seller list in the comics and cartoons category.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8424854/site/newsweek   (690 words)

 Amazon.com: Pearls Before Swine : BLTs Taste So Darn Good: Books: Stephan Pastis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A second-generation Greek-American, Stephan Pastis was born and raised in San Marino, California.
Pastis' story is interesting - he's a lawyer who simply decided to hop into cartooning, found a supportive United Media editor who backed the strip, and then rocketed to glory when he got endorsements from two of the comic world's best and brightest shining stars, Scott Adams ("Dilbert") and Darby Conley ("Get Fuzzy").
Pastis gives us characters who voice the things we wish we could say as we muddle through our days.
www.amazon.com /Pearls-Before-Swine-BLTs-Taste/dp/0740734377   (1380 words)

 Pastis distillation
Pastis is a well-liked and well-known drink in France.
We are constantly improving our pastis, and in 1990 we launched a Pastis "a l'ancienne," just like our grandparents knew.
In fact, even though Provencal plants give an exceptional quality to our pastis, it would be impossible to make without several plants and spices from around the world.
www.franceway.com /w3/Travel/regions/paca/textes/gastronomie/pastis.htm   (542 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Pastis at Epinions.com
Keith Mc Nally, who owns the well-known Balthazar in Soho, opened Pastis as a less formal sibling.
Both are large brasseries that are decidedly Parisian, complete with zinc bar, authentic French food and feel except the service is ultra pleasant.
Pastis is one of the great hidden place in San Francisco.
www.epinions.com /rest-Restaurants-All-Pastis/display_~reviews/pa_~1   (144 words)

Because this myth is cultivated by canny Frenchmen intent on keeping us from discovering the pleasures of their aniseed-based aperitifs or Pastis, which for most of us means nothing more adventurous than Pernod and lemonade.
It was served in the traditional way: four parts cold water to one part Pastis but, I was told, never with ice.
But the drink that is endemic to France is Ricard, a yellow pastis with a refreshingly crisp taste, traditionally taken with water.
www.motorbar.co.uk /pastis.htm   (540 words)

 Crillon Importers Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Henri Bardouin Pastis, a traditional anise-flavored French liqueur, hails from the Distilleries et Domaines de Provence in Haute Provence, France.
Fine and balanced, H.B. Pastis is distilled from a recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation.
Henri Bardouin Pastis, 45% alc/vol (90 proof), Imported from France by Crillon Importers Ltd, Paramus NJ 07652.
www.crillonimporters.com /Pastis/HB/hbpastis-1.html   (221 words)

 Pastis (or Absinthe) cocktails
I don't often use large quantities of absinthe in cocktails (due to the expense of the good stuff), but I do enjoy the flavor of pastis-type liquors, particularly Herbsaint, the pastis-type liqueur d'anis that's made in New Orleans.
Substitute Herbsaint, Pernod, Ricard or your favorite pastis for the absinthe called for in the following ancient recipes, or if you've got good-quality absinthe (not Hills, or pretty much anything from the Czech Republic), have at it!.
Pour 1.5 oz of absinthe in a drip glass or old fashioned cocktail glass, place a cube of sugar in a drip spoon or a tea strainer pack spoon/strainer with ice and pour cold water to fill, when the water has dripped through the drink is ready.
www.gumbopages.com /food/beverages/pastis-drinks.html   (311 words)

 Henri Bardouin Pastis
Like the wine-makers, we have accumulated over the centuries invaluable experience which has been passed from generation to generation.
These three elements are intricately interconnected and explain why Henri Bardouin Pastis is unequalled in the domain of Provençal liquor.
This way, you will be able to fully appreciate the savor of the plants and spices.
www.franceway.com /regions/provence/pastis/pastis.htm   (150 words)

 Amazon.com: Hotel Pastis: A Novel of Provence: Books: Peter Mayle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Wickedly sharp and sympathetic at the same time, his characterizations are accurate down to nuances of class differences, voice, accent and vocabulary.
The novel is as smooth as a sip of pastis, and one hopes that Mayle will find his segue into fiction equally addictive.
The tale is one of contrasts: the traditional values of Provence and the pressures of international business; the complexities and delights of haute cuisine and the simplicity of pastis; the diversity of values of people from Britain, France, New York, and Texas; and honest labor and a bank robbery in Provence.
www.amazon.com /Hotel-Pastis-Provence-Peter-Mayle/dp/0679751114   (1972 words)

 pastis - OneLook Dictionary Search
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pastis : The American Heritage®; Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Pastis : Bar-Nones Dictionary of Drinking [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=pastis   (141 words)

 CARAMEL APPLE PASTIS Recipe at Epicurious.com
This beautiful pastis — a sweet phyllo-wrapped pie that evolved in southwest France from the savory meat-filled b'stillas of Morocco — makes an impressive holiday dessert.
Sift cinnamon sugar generously over pastis and bake in lower third of oven until top is golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes.
Increase oven temperature to 425°F and continue baking until top is deep golden brown and shiny, about 15 minutes.
www.epicurious.com /recipes/recipe_views/views/231011   (904 words)

 What is Pernod?
Pernod is the brand name of a type of liqueur called a pastis.
We’ve also found a surprising number of recipes at various sites online that call for Pernod.
Pernod or the other pastis liqueurs should be pretty widely available, but it may help if you pronounce the name correctly the next time you call the liquor store — being French, it is pronounced pear’-no.
www.ochef.com /322.htm   (466 words)

PASTIS : Scene Analysis and Symbolic Image Processing (project-team)
The Pastis project was dissolved on December 31, 1997.
The members of this project created the Ariana pre-project.
www.inria.fr /recherche/equipes/pastis.en.html   (51 words)

 Belotte au pastis Prints by Elisabeth Germain at AllPosters.com
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www.allposters.com /-sp/Belotte-au-pastis_i993539_.htm?aid=398737   (50 words)

 PASTIS - The DJ List
You are in: Home → The DJ List → PASTIS
Join up and chat with music fans all over the world!
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www.thedjlist.com /djs/PASTIS   (30 words)

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