Up close & personal: Missy Flynn, Rita’s
The third interviewee of our video series is Missy Flyn, co-owner of Rita’s in London’s Soho. She lays bare the business’s early problems, the implications it has had on who she trusts, and the reality of running your own restaurant
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Maite Cabrera
Our sixth bartender in our series is Chile’s Maite Cabrera. Currently travelling around Europe, Cabrera talks about constantly learning, why a fair wage matters, and having a legacy of making bartending fun
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Josephine Sondlo
Fifth in our new series is Josephine Sondlo, founder of Sizwe Studios in Stockholm. She talks about her habit of repetition, how to be smarter working with brands, and why goal setting is important
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Christina Chae
Meet the fourth interviewee in our new series: Christina Chae, co-owner of plant cocktail bar, Moonflower, in Portage Park, Chicago. She talks about creating safe spaces, not looking at each other as competition, and leading by example
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Aashi Bhatnagar
Our third interviewee in our new series is Aashi Bhatnagar, innovation artist at Cobbler & Crew bar in Pune, India. She talks to us about being inspired by women in the industry, falling in love with the stories of classic cocktails, and how a fake injury got her behind the bar
ArticleUp close & personal: Guoyi Gan and Indra Kantono, Jigger & Pony Group
The second instalment of our new video series sees us talking to Guoyi Gan and Indra Kantono, co-founders of Jigger & Pony Group. They share their past management mishaps, why they don't like rules, and always remembering that a bar is a business
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Emilio Valencia
The second interviewee in our new series is Emilio Valencia, group beverage development manager for Soho Luxury Restaurants in Dubai. He tells us the most helpful career advice he’s been given, what a good role model means to him and the one thing he would change about the bar industry
ArticleOsman Baycan and the Secrets of Turkish Hospitality
Mixing through a mostly non-drinking crowd, and celebrating the most multicultural environment in the world: Osman Baycan shares his secrets about running a bar in Istanbul, Turkey.
ArticleDavid Wondrich reviews his own books
The award-winning author and drinks historian, David Wondrich, takes a look back at his renowned writing back-catalogue. From 'Killer Cocktails' to 'The Oxford Companion to Spirits & Cocktails', he gives us the inside track on how they came to be
TrainingWhat is Amaro Averna liqueur?
Amaro Averna liqueur is a famous Italian bitter liqueur produced since 1868.