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Bartenders Share What Their Jobs, Lives Look Like In A COVID-19 World

Bartenders Share What Their Jobs, Lives Look Like In A COVID-19 World

Posted on June 22, 2020

HuffPost During a global pandemic when wearing masks and self-isolating have become the new norm, we ― the thirsty and social ― have wondered: Will bar culture ever be the same again? What were once bustling and energetic spaces, bars returning to their pre-coronavirus operations seems impossible now: Squeezing […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

Bar Rescue Host Jon Taffer Shares Plans for DC Taverns and “Resetting” the Bar Industry

Bar Rescue Host Jon Taffer Shares Plans for DC Taverns and “Resetting” the Bar Industry

Posted on June 22, 2020

Food Also: a new vision for the hit reality show in the post-pandemic world. Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer. Photograph courtesy of Spike TV Jon Taffer is on quarantine day 47-something at his home in Las Vegas, doing typical pandemic things —streaming Ozark , mixing coconutty cocktails, and playing […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

The Man Who Taught Australia How to Mix a Proper Drink

The Man Who Taught Australia How to Mix a Proper Drink

Posted on June 22, 2020

Fred and Hannah for The New York Times The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist for the Australia bureau. A couple of decades ago, I took the long […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

'Bachelor In Paradise': Bartender Wells Adams Finally Reveals That He Was Not a Real Bartender Before Going on the Show

‘Bachelor In Paradise’: Bartender Wells Adams Finally Reveals That He Was Not a Real Bartender Before Going on the Show

Posted on April 6, 2020

With the conclusion of Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor , fans are looking forward to happier times — like a new season of Bachelor in Paradise or The Bachelorette . Although filming is on hold for both shows due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), host and producer Chris Harrison […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

17 eye-opening things we learned from Andy Cohen’s interview with Joe Exotic’s husband Dillon Passage

17 eye-opening things we learned from Andy Cohen’s interview with Joe Exotic’s husband Dillon Passage

Posted on April 6, 2020

Tiger King stars Joe Exotic (R) and Dillon Passage. (Netflix) Dillon Passage, a 24-year-old hotel bartender, led a simple life of drinking White Claw cans and lounging around on hammocks in the sun before he met Tiger King star Joe Exotic. Now he has radio host Andy Cohen asking […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

Going 10 Rounds with Top Bartender Ektoras Binikos

Posted on March 23, 2020

Courtes Sugar Monk hat do you like to drink after a shift? “Most of the time I like to drink a well-made Negroni with Plymouth Gin with a lemon twist. It is one of my favorite drinks. Sometimes, I will ask to substitute Campari for Branca Menta and split […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

Little Five Points' Star Bar reopening soon under team of Atlanta dive bar veterans

Little Five Points’ Star Bar reopening soon under team of Atlanta dive bar veterans

Posted on March 16, 2020

After going dark at the end of 2019, Star Community Bar is close to reopening under new management in Atlanta’s Little Five Points. Christopher Jackson, Luke Lewis, Dan Meade and Bruce McLeod have taken over the Star Bar business and signed a lease for the space at 437 Moreland […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

From bartender to global vendor: Jacksonville-based bartending apparel brand goes national

From bartender to global vendor: Jacksonville-based bartending apparel brand goes national

Posted on March 13, 2020

Three years after co-founding a bartender’s apparel company, a local entrepreneur – and Shad Khan’s personal stadium bartender – has grown his business from a local niche to a nationwide business. Mover & Shaker Co., founded by Nick Hogan and Matt Shail, started as a homegrown movement catering to […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

The Lost African-American Bartenders who Created the Cocktail

Posted on March 12, 2020

Photo illustration by the Daily Beast / photo Getty don’t know about you, but I find these times we’re living in rather trying. Fortunately, when it all starts getting to me, when the gears in my head start spinning faster and faster until it seems like they’re going to […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »

Get Shaken and Stirred

Get Shaken and Stirred

Posted on March 12, 2020

Jovie Belisle. Photo by Keven Salazar I’ve always wondered what bartenders thought when I ordered my simple vodka cranberry. I’m not someone who experiments with different drinks or goes out to drink much, so talking to some local bartenders helped me feel more at ease with yelling my drink […] Click here to view original Continue Reading »