top ten of my 2009...

1. best addition in life: Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande

2. best dram: Ardbeg Supernova

3. best movie event: Jules Dassin Festival at Film Forum

4. best book: Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard by Richard Brody

5. best acquaintance in music: Aurelio Martinez

6. best restaurant: Vinegar Hill House

7. best personal discovery: Bernat Martorell

8. best dvd: Long Way Down by Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, Russ Malkin and David Alexanian

9. best website/blog: dr. whisky

10. best random discovery: Islay Woollen Mill