Editors Blog

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


Jack Robertiello
Books for Bartenders   November 30, 2010

More than ever, the bartender's trade relies on books both old and new. A few recommended volumes as gift-giving season approaches... More>>

Jack Robertiello
Cocktails Go Culinary    November 16, 2010

Cocktails get a culinary twist — a few of them unexpected — with iceberg lettuce water, beef jus and the famed Italian ham; plus gaz regan comes a callin'.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
Two Reasons (or More) to Take the Top 100 Survey    November 11, 2010

Why should you take the 2011 Nightclub & Bar Top 100 survey? Two reasons: To grow your business and to grow the nightlife industry.More>>

Jack Robertiello
How to Make Mexican Cocktails Without Tequila   November 2, 2010

The Tippling Brothers faced a challenge: how to make contemporary cocktails without tequila or other strong spirits. Here's a look at how they did it.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Wynn and Where Does Tip Sharing Stop?   October 28, 2010

Two Wynn Las Vegas employees sued the hospitality giant over the tip-sharing practice employed in the clubs, which requires employees to share with managers. But is it wrong?More>>

Jack Robertiello
Lessons from a London Bar   October 19, 2010

It has the feel of a bar that’s been in place forever, but 69 Colebrook Row in London has barely been open a year. But people stream here for the drinks of Tony Conigliaro.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Hey Clubs: NCB Awards Open with More Nightclub Spots   October 14, 2010

Want to be recognized as one of the top clubs in the country? Now’s your shot! The Nightclub & Bar Awards are back yet again, with even more opportunities for clubs to show off.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
Breast Cancer Awareness Alcohol Promos: A Faux Pas or Not?   October 8, 2010

Research shows alcohol consumption can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer — so is it wrong for our industry to run breast cancer awareness promos?More>>

Jack Robertiello
Do the Bitters Make the Bar?   October 5, 2010

In Speakeasy: Classic Cocktails Reimagined, From New York’s Employees Only, Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric made a point about bitters that I’ve tried to impart for a while. More>>

gaz regan
The Path of the Bartender: Why are We Bartenders?   October 1, 2010

When I posted a link on Facebook to an article about trade-marking cocktail recipes, the vast majority who chimed in thought recipes are for sharing, not for trade-marking.More>>



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