Awards In 2020 And Why They Matter

In times of great struggle and uncertainty, we could all use a little pick-me-up. With the World’s 50 Best Bar awards just around the corner, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of why it matters. 

Pushing the Envelope – Jay Khan

Asia’s 50 Best Bars recently conferred the Altos Bartender’s Bartender title to Jay Khan of COA Hong Kong. I caught up with Jay over a quick chat so we can all get to know him and COA better.

Advocacy and The New World

It’s April 2020, and CoVid 19 is still out there, wreaking havoc on our streets and turning life as we know it, upside down.

Hiveball Project – Drinks with a Sustainable Heart

It’s 2020 and a behemoth transformation of society is taking shape as we speak. CoVid_19 is going to change our lives forever, causing a lot of us to re-think our current understanding of our worlds, our jobs, and how we go about doing them in the post-pandemic world. We are beginning to shift our perspective…

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.

Meet Beirut’s Crowning Jewels

Our constant search for the most inspiring bars and prolific bartenders, finally led us down to the charming city of Beirut where Jad Ballout and his team are sculpting the drinking culture into a magnificent beast.