Recommended Reading and Cocktail Party Conversation Starters Vol. 9

Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Cocktail Reading Promoting Wellness in the Drinks Industry (SevenFiftyDaily via Rocky Yeh’s Twitter feed) Plenty of pros in the drinks industry are moving away from the “work hard, play […]

La Resistance: Serving Shopoholics & Locals Alike

As more space in the trendy Marais neighborhood gives way to cool shops and trendy boutiques, one bar stands its ground in nominal and actual opposition to a total takeover by the shop-til-you-drop crowd: La Resistance. La Resistance is a small, chic and relaxed little space with something for everyone. As one of the few […]

Recommended Reading & Cocktail Party Conversation Starters Vol. 8

Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Reading Roundup Making Sustainable Cocktails at Home (imbibe) Although bars are making sustainability a focus, going green can start at home. Imbibe shares some ideas and tips for more […]

Has Hitting the Top 100 Bar List Changed CopperBay?

Paris cocktail bar CopperBay placed number 94 on the latest list of the 100 best bars in the world – and that’s kind of a big deal. And just who chooses these “Best bars in the world” anyway….? That would be jury of drinks writers, cocktail enthusiasts and industry professionals who vote for the World’s […]

l’Herbarium Bar: Paris’ First Cocktail Perfumery

The intense, tattooed Italian Oscar Quagliarini is back in Paris and he’s running the drinks program at l’Herbarium, hip hotel bar and cocktail perfumery. The Hôtel des Arts et Métiers opened late last year, immediately securing status as an HQ for pretty people of Paris who congregate over meals in the restaurants, admire the views […]

Balbine: Bottled Cocktails by French Blogger

“Make yourself comfortable. Cocktail hour may now commence….” So invites Balbine Spirits, a new range of bottled cocktails and gins developed by French cocktail enthusiast and blogger, Julien Maingraud. To create a range of quality quaffs, Balbine took inspiration from the cocktail’s past and applied more innovative techniques of today.  Julien worked alongside a cognac […]

Recommended Reading & Cocktail Party Conversation Starters Vol. 6

Welcome to this week’s roundup of interesting cocktail and spirits related articles plus a few fun bits of news just made for cocktail party conversation starters. Reading Roundup A New Cocktail Conference With a Political Twist (New York Times) Chicago Style, a new cocktail conference, will take place in May following the James Beard Awards […]

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