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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Sep 24, 2020

In this bloody interesting conversation with author, bartender, and bar owner Brian Bartels, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • A little briefing on the state of the industry from Brian’s viewpoint, having launched his bar and eatery, Settle Down Madison in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The history of the...

Sep 17, 2020

Some of the topics we discuss in this lively conversation with bartender-turned-entrepreneur Effie Panagopoulos include:

  • How Effie’s career took her from being an east coast bartender to a west-coast spirits rep for some of the biggest brands in the world and what she learned by watching the cocktail renaissance...

Sep 10, 2020

In this Bar Cart Foundations Episode, we go well off the beaten path to learn about a few cocktail ingredients that you’ve probably never heard of. These include:

  • Fassionola
  • POG Juice
  • Ambergris
  • Lambanog
  • Pandan
  • Acid Phosphate
  • Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia
  • And Mummified Human Remains

Sep 3, 2020

In this flavorful conversation with Ivy Mix, author of Spirits of Latin America, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • Ivy’s background in the bar world, including her philanthropic work as a co-founder of Speed Rack.
  • How Spirits of Latin America is tied intimately to Leyenda - a pan-Latin bar that Ivy designed in...