Editors Blog

Insights and opinions on the hot issues and stories in the Nightlife Industry.


GuestMetrics Industry Research and Trends
Economic Pressure Continues to Impact Restaurant/Bar Traffic   July 11, 2014

Full service restaurant and bar traffic was down 1.2% during the 4 weeks ending June 15th (this has improved slightly vs. the YTD traffic decline of 1.4%). More>>

Celebrate National Pina Colada Day with a recipe from Malibu Rum
National Piña Colada Day   July 10, 2014

Today is National Piña Colada Day so break out the rum and the mini umbrellas and give your guests the sweet, refreshing taste of summer!More>>

Nightclub & Bar Show Record Breaking Stats
Huge Results. Huge Impact.    July 8, 2014

The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Show set a record attendance with over 39,000+ on-premise professionals. Here is how you can get huge results and make an impact.More>>

Classic Caipirinha Cocktail from Brazil
Sell Many World Cup Cachaça Cocktails?   July 8, 2014

Cachaça makers had hoped all the attention on Brazil would boost the country's favorite spirit in the U.S. How much did you manage to sell?More>>

4th of July
Creating Colonial Cocktails This Independence Day   July 3, 2014

William Fanning, bartender at Hyde Bellagio has given the ingredients for customers at your bar to party like it's 1776 this 4th of July.More>>

National Anisette Day
It's National Anisette Day!   July 2, 2014

Today is National Anisette Day. It has been said on more than one occasion that if you are a black licorice lover, then you will feel the same way about anisette. Serve up some sweetness at your bar today!More>>

Craft Beer / Craft Brewery
7 Reasons to Open a Craft Brewery    July 1, 2014

According to the Brewers Association, craft beer sales grew 17.2% and represents $14.3 billion of the $100 billion U.S. beer market. These impressive statistics aid in the decision to add a craft brewery to your existing business model.More>>

Taffer's Top 10 Toughest Bar Rescues
Taffer's Top 10 Toughest Bar Rescues    June 30, 2014

Taffer has bailed out businesses on the brink of bankruptcy, battled obstinate owners and fixed a bar so damaged that the bar nearly collapsed right out from under their feet. These are the moments that tested everything Taffer knows. More>>

Bar Rescue Top 10 Most Disgusting Bars
Taffer’s Top 10 Most Disgusting Bars    June 24, 2014

Everything from mold and maggots to rats and raccoons, Taffer has seen his fair share of behind the scenes foulness to give a hazmat team a run for their money. More>>

Beertail / Beer Cocktail
5 Tips for Brewtastic Beertails   June 24, 2014

Whether it be mixing individual beer styles and flavors or creating beertails with alcohol and spirits, beer-inspired creations can keep you on the cutting edge of one of the fastest growing trends in the business.More>>



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