Emma Bolden

Negroni (and Eros) the Bittersweet: A Fugue in Forty Tasting Notes by Gregory Emilio

“It was Sappho who first called eros ‘bittersweet.’ No one who has been in love disputes her.” —Anne Carson, Eros the Bittersweet   “It is often called bitter, but it was never bitter enough for me...” —Alexander Chee, “The Poisoning” I. From the Greek glukupikron (literally sweet-bitter), bittersweet has come […]