We Prescribe Some Bayer History and Dissolve Tastebuds With a Fizzy Concoction - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012-10-26T23:54:27Z This week in 1899, Bayer Corp. patented a little pill they called “aspirin.” For a healthy heart, listen to the history of it’s creation once a day, then take two of these and call us in the morning: THE B3, as concocted by Summer Voelker, mixologist at Salt of the Earth bar in Pittsburgh, home town of Bayer Corporation USA: Pulverize the following, as you would a chemical compound: 1 capful sodium bicarbonate tablets (Italian grocery stores stock them) 1 sugar cube 1/2 lemon, zested and dehydrated Place the powder into a cocktail glass, then add: 1 1/2 oz. chilled vodka (preferably Pittsburgh’s Boyd & Blair) Give the compound a quick stir with a spoon and marvel at chemistry in motion. -- The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "30 Reasons To Live In The USA.