Dead End Paradise – A Hedonistic Comeback in Beirut

Only 6 months after a devastating explosion ravaged the city of Beirut on August 4th 2020, Jad Ballout and his team have rebuilt their dreams as Dead End Paradise – a hedonistic tiki-inspired bar “that may not exist tomorrow”. 

After The Year We’ve Had…

It’s been a year of challenges for bars all over the world. For some, it has been harder than it looks and we have nothing but the utmost respect for their struggle.

What Makes The Connaught Bar the Best In the World (Op-Ed)

It’s been a journey worth watching, and one worth applauding. As someone who has watched this steady climb to the top from front row seats, I can see why the accolade of World’s Best Bar 2020 has been conferred upon this team by The World’s 50 Best Bars. Here’s what I can tell you…

No. 11 – A Martini Like No Other

On Martini Day, we thought it would be proper to tell you the story about the Vanguard No. 11, The Connaught Bar’s homage to the drink we all know and love.

Watering Holes – James Estes

A year ago (that’s right, A YEAR AGO) I asked James Estes to talk to Dram Attic about his favourite drinking memories. One year later, here we are, reading prose like poetry – liquid gold on paper. Read on as James Estes waxes eloquent about his favourite watering hole and what makes it so.