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The Best View in the House   June 5, 2012

Working behind a bar is a great way to gain insight into the food and beverage experience. Life in the trenches comes with a fabulous view. You see and hear just about everything that can be seen or heard.More>>

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On-Premise Experts Sound Off    June 5, 2012

This is not a “one-size-fits-all” kind of industry. What works for one operator may be the kiss of death for another. That said, some operational behavior is so deleterious and counterproductive that it should be universally banished.More>>

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Aidan Demarest, The Business Barman in L.A.    June 5, 2012

Aidan Demares, the Prince of Los Angeles is a brand ambassador for all-world Stolichnaya Elit Vodka; the owner of the recently opened bar, Neat; a noted spirits authority and judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and co-owner of an esteemed beverage consultancy named Liquid Assets. More>>

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Potent Wisdom for New Bartenders   May 22, 2012

What advice would you give a bartender working your bar for the first time? Following is a short list of things to cover in your bartender's initial pre-shift meeting:More>>

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The Resurgent Long Island Iced Tea   May 22, 2012

One of the mega-popular drinks of the 20th century is making a fast and furious comeback: the Long Island Iced Tea. Following are the best-kept secrets behind America’s greatest Long Islands:More>>

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Aaron DeFeo, Celebrated Doctor of Mixology   May 22, 2012

Tucson’s growing population of bartenders has given rise to a community of gifted mixologists. The dean of the city's bartenders is Aaron “Doc” DeFeo, beverage manager of the historic Hotel Congress and founder of the local USBG chapter.More>>

Blended Drinks Article
Bar Chefs Blend Summer Sizzlers   May 8, 2012

As summer shifts into high gear, bar chefs and bartenders are faced with the seasonal challenge of slacking the nation’s thirst and doing so with flair, flavor and attendant profits. Selecting the right tools is crucial to the effort.More>>

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Spotting the Fingerprints of Theft   May 8, 2012

Do you have a problem with theft behind the bar? Many in the bar business do. But if you’re waiting for a rise in your pour cost to alert you to a potential problem, you may be out of luck.More>>

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On-Premise Titans Sound Off   April 24, 2012

We asked the leading experts in the on-premise sector about the things they see other beverage operators doing that make them cringe. Here’s what H. Joseph Ehrmann, Tammy La Nasa, Adam Seger and more had to say:More>>

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David Grapshi, Tequila’s Unofficial U.S. Ambassador   April 24, 2012

Few Americans know more about the tequila industry than David Grapshi, who has helped spearhead the category’s phenomenal growth in the United States. Grapshi thinks the traditional tequila-making trend is here to stay — here's why:More>>



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