Going 10 Rounds With Top Bartender Megan Abraham

Virgin Hotels San Francisco What do you like to drink after a shift? “These days Chareau on the rocks. The brand gave me a few bottles after we made a commercial together for National Prosecco Day. On a whim, I…

Making Blender Drinks That Are No Joke

Getty For the past 18 months, I’ve been running a poolside rooftop bar at an upscale downtown Los Angeles hotel. Before that I ran a craft cocktail bar a block from the beach in Santa Monica. I’ve spent most of…

10 Dishes With Chef Lucile Plaza

Le Coq Rico After a shift, what is your favorite guilty pleasure to eat? “After a really late shift, I always go for something salty and, usually, something that isn’t the healthiest. I love a good hero sandwich with melty…

My Workout Diary: Anne Louise Marquis

Doron Gild If you go by Instagram alone, the life of a liquor brand ambassador looks like one fabulous party after another. Can someone really get paid to host events and have fun? Yes, but what you don’t see on…

Top Bartender Kevin Beary’s Current Obsession: Shaved Ice

Jeff Marini Craft cocktail bartenders think a lot about ice. From giant balls and long spears to crystal clear cubes, ice has been essential to the rebirth of the cocktail.  That is, except, shaved ice. But Chicago bartender Kevin Beary…

Lost Cocktail Culture: Navy Drinks from the Panama Canal Zone

Thomas D. McAvoy/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty I should probably preface what I’m going to say by reminding everyone that there used to be a piece of American territory called the Panama Canal Zone. Running right through the middle of that…

10 Dishes with Chef Justin Cucci

Lucy Beaugard After a shift, what is your favorite guilty pleasure to eat? “Ice cream. It’s my way of escaping the heat and grease and their persistent dehydration. It’s pretty much a salve for all internal and external stress.” Is…

Going 10 Rounds With Top Bartender Leo Robitschek

Francesco Tonelli What do you like to drink after a shift? “I am very much a time and place kind of guy. At a dive bar, I lean towards a Campari & Soda, or a beer and whiskey/mezcal. When I…

Top Bartender Ivy Mix’s Current Obsession: Mezonte Agave Spirits

Mezonte No one would blame you for missing the single prized bottle of Mezonte on the crowded shelves of Brooklyn’s acclaimed agave-themed bar Leyenda. But it’s there nestled in among the dozens of bottles of other more well-known mezcals.  Award-winning…

Canned Cocktails Have Been Around Way Longer Than You Think

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty The Curtis Complexity/Convenience Corollary—which you may not recall owing to your unexcused absence from high school history class—posits that every trend toward complexity provokes a proportionately forceful push toward simplicity and convenience.  Consider…

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