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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

May 28, 2020

In this conversation with Distilled Spirits Council President and CEO Chris Swonger, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • What DISCUS does as a lobbying organization and why storytelling is so important when it comes to capturing the attention of policymakers.
  • How seemingly unrelated forces like steel imports,...

May 26, 2020

This is Earth No Patio (Episode 9), where Eric provided some voice-over work as inspiration for Ben Turner, who produced this strange and amazing piece of audio art in return.


May 21, 2020

Some of the topics we discuss with Ben Turner, creator of Earth No Patio include:

  • How Ben’s experiences in the art and culinary world led him to this structured, yet highly associative experiment of pairing recipes with soundscapes.
  • Why some of the best (or most efficient) recipes can seem almost boring or banal, but...

May 14, 2020

In this episode, Eric catches up with Chris Kiertz (@cocktail_chris) about his pet project, The Home Bar Awards - an inclusive monthly cocktail competition hosted on Instagram designed specifically for home bartenders. Some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How Chris fell back in love with the spirits and cocktail...

May 7, 2020

In this second installment of our three-part series on the art of the recipe, we emerge from the depths of ancient history and trace the recipe from its early modern origins to its current manifestation. Some of the texts and topics we cover include:

  • The Physiology of Taste or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy...