Nov 20, 2023
In this stirring, ice-cold conversation with bartender and cocktail batcher extraordinaire, Robby Haynes, some of the topics we discuss include:
What people mean when they say, “Martini,” and why certain preferences and aversions pertaining to its construction may stem from unresolved fears and myths...
Oct 30, 2023
In this nerdy deep-dive on the craft and science of Super Juice with bartender and cocktail competitor Mike Vander Horn (@cocktail.complex), some of the topics we discuss include:
What Super Juice is and how it has risen to prominence in both cocktail bar and home bar settings.
Different ways of formulating super...
Oct 19, 2023
In this time-traveling, globetrotting conversation with Amanda Schuster, author of Signature Cocktails, some of the topics we discuss include:
How Amanda went about sourcing 200 signature recipes from all corners of the globe and spanning over 500 years of history.
What distinguishes signature cocktails from their...
Oct 11, 2023
Bar consultant and drink expert Philip Duff lends his multi-decade, international perspective to the debate on tipping trends, service fees, and legislative initiatives that affect tipped workers, bar owners, and restaurant patrons alike.
Sep 29, 2023
In Part 1 of my two-part conversation with bar consultant and spirits expert Philip Duff, some of the topics we discuss include:
How a small Irish town of 5,000 people played host to the busiest pub in all of Ireland thanks, in part, to a trip to Texas, some stained glass, and knack for documenting its drink recipes