Picon

The Picon Punch. A bitter, brown basque cocktail unique to the American West.  

 Louies' Picon in Reno, NV • Photo by Luka Starmer

Louies' Picon in Reno, NV • Photo by Luka Starmer

Exploring shades of brown at the JT Basque Bar and Dining Room in Gardnerville, NV The Martin Hotel in Winnemucca, NV, Santa Fe Hotel and Louies' Basque Corner in Reno, NV, The Overland Hotel in Fallon, NV, The Star Hotel in Elko, NV, and Shepherds Inn in Fresno, CA.

 JT Picon in Gardnerville, NV

JT Picon in Gardnerville, NV

 

Thanks to the legislative voice actors: Watson Meyer, Sam Gates, Ivan Gates and Joey Lovato. Joey has a rad podcast called Niche.

Music:

Roots Connective by Yclept insan (Earth)
Rainforest by Drips Zacheer (Greece)
Txalaparta performance by HUTSUN TXALAPARTA TALDEA (Pamplona)
Friends in Faraway Places by Tea Haze (NV)
Blu by BluOrangee (Italy)
Tether by Coastwest Unrest (NV)

Also, I wrote an accompaniment article to this episode for the travel site Roads & Kingdoms. It's a sweet travel/culture site that touts Anthony Bourdain as an editor. You can check it out here.


This episode of Van Sounds was sponsored by TravelNevada. Plan your trip at TravelNevada.com