It is true that a good cocktail menu can elevate a bar and be a great way to showcase what the team has to offer. It is also true that sometimes, it is best to trust your bartender and know that they won’t disappoint.
Analogue: noun a person or thing seen as comparable to another. The team behind Native (#18 World’s 50 Best Bars) is forging right ahead in their mission to create more sustainable spaces within the realm of hospitality.
As parts of the world slowly unlock and start trying to establish some semblance of normalcy, we are seeing the return of cocktail festivals, starting with one of the most talked about – St. Petersburg Cocktail Week, brought to you by Russia’s finest bar team – #FollowTheRabbits.
Amidst a roaring pandemic, 2021 has seen a few green shoots.
As we come into a new decade, take a look at who should be serving you your favourite drink in 2020.
If you’ve had your ears to the ground, you’ve already heard the names “Kayama San” and “Bar BenFiddich” do the rounds. We caught up with Kayama-San on a recent trip to Tokyo and without mincing our words, let’s just say he’s all that and more.
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.
Two months ago, I returned to Barcelona after a gap of two years, to “scope the scene” for new bars and cocktail play. It seems there has been a metamorphosis.
Tucked away in the charming by-lanes of Paris, behind a little red door, lies the secret to a cocktail lover’s happiness.
If you’re a whisky fiend like us and missed the Whisky Show in London in September this year, we suggest you make plans to attend the next one. Shane Batchler tells us what we missed.