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  • Takeaways From NC&B 2018

    Bartenders, bar managers, nightclub owners and employees descended on Las Vegas for the Nightclub & Bar in late March to learn more about improving their skills and boosting business. Here are some of the... Read More »

Earlier Posts

  • Nashville Comes to Times Square

    I went to an open house at the new Opry City Stage venue in New York. The live music and dining space, a joint-venture project between Ryman Hospitality Properties... Read More »
  • Tasting: 4 Irish Whiskeys From Teeling

    Teeling Distillery reflects both the difficult past and bright future of Irish whiskey. Few spirits are hotter than Irish whiskey. But just 40 years back this category was nearly nonexistent. By... Read More »
  • Meat Bobby Flay

    I was invited to a wine dinner at Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, CT, prior to the Sun Winefest weekend Jan. 27-29. Bobby himself was... Read More »
  • $1 Martinis? In Manhattan?!

    During the Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans this past July, I went to lunch with a few colleagues at Mr. B’s Bistro. We hadn’t planned to... Read More »
  • Rediscovering Pastis

    I was in France recently with a few other spirits journalists and more than once we kicked off an evening with a pastis. While I have a few anise-flavored spirits... Read More »
  • Cheech and Cheers

    I had the opportunity to interview Cheech Marin, the actor/comedian best known as half of Cheech & Chong. He’s the brand ambassador for Tres Papalote, a new mezcal from... Read More »

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