Bartender Tom Egerton goes on the trail of Charles H. Baker Jr in Hong Kong — cue the humidity, the hangovers, and impromptu parties at 7-11.
PS40 is unique in that their designer, Livia Lima is also onboard as the creative director. “Brands and products, they usually have a creative director, but it’s not something that bars have normally,” she says.
Bartender Celia Schoonraad was born in South Africa, got her start behind bars in New Zealand, before moving to Melbourne, Sydney, London and then a stint working for Gonzalez Byass across Europe, before heading to LA. She was in Sydney late last year working a two month stint at PS40, and here, she tells us about the joys of the travelling bartender.
Sam Bygrave speaks to Steve Schneider about making the move from bartender to bar owner, and finds out what was involved in opening Employees Only Singapore.
We’ve put together some drinking travel tips from a couple of people who’ve logged some boozy travel hours — the incomparable Philip Duff, and our own editor, Sam Bygrave.
Jason Jelicich has been learning lessons from the best USA bars; here, he tells us how Houston's Bobby Heugel stands for something — and how it helps his bar succeed.
Kevin Peters from Garden State Hotel talks challenges and attitude Tell us a bit about your role? I’ve been hired as the bar manager here. We have four public bars and a private event space for 120 people...
The Lobo Plantation bartender talks simplicity, and the importance of empathy in hospitality.
Not everything we do has to change the world and I’m not implying that people should stop swearing; a time and a place people, everything has its season.