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IMOK Article
If Mom Only Knew Opens on Manhattan’s Lower East Side    December 22, 2011

Behind a nondescript façade on Eldridge Street lays If Mom Only Knew, a hybrid lounge-bar. It has nearly the same layout as its prior incarnation, The Eldridge: The most marked differences are the lack of pretension and significantly lowered drink prices. More>>

DJ Irie Article
DJ Irie Spins Himself Into a Brand   December 22, 2011

Most people know Ian Grocher by his stage moniker: DJ Irie. Amid national top club residencies, he's also the official DJ for the Miami Heat as well as the official DJ for Carnival Cruise Lines. And during his limited free time, he's Jamie Foxx’s official DJ. The jet-setting mix master shares his...More>>

White Russian Article
The Dude Abides White Russians   December 20, 2011

The White Russian is the unpretentious, straightforward combination of vodka, Kahlúa and milk. Born in the early 1970s, the under-appreciated rocks drink has spawned an amazing number of highly successful progeny, and as such, it now represents a substantial branch of American mixology.More>>

Gavel Article
Serve Responsibly or Suffer the Consequences   December 19, 2011

You know you're going to have a bad day if you’re in court, and you see Randy Durnal take the stand for the plaintiff. In the area of dram shop litigation, he is a tenacious investigator and a highly persuasive witness. If staying on the right side of the law is important to you, it’s best to...More>>

Brian Miller Article
Brian Miller, The Zen Master of Tiki   December 19, 2011

One of the celebrities of the New York bartending scene is Brian Miller, a seasoned veteran who has served with distinction at two of Manhattan’s most prestigious cocktail haunts — Pegu Club and Death & Company. However, Miller’s credentials go deeper than just where he’s worked. It’s...More>>

Eggnog martini Article
Wondrous Wintertime Drinks   December 14, 2011

Although winter often means snow, cold and frosty nights in some parts of the country, it also is the perfect time of year to keep warm with delightful wintertime cocktails. Cater to your guests' tastes this season, and you'll reap the benefits from the first snowfall until the last.More>>

Bibiana Article
25 Days of Cocktails at Bibiana   December 14, 2011

The winter season is dubbed the most wonderful time of the year, and the staff at Bibiana in Washington, D.C., is making things just a little more joyous this December with its 25 days of cocktails promotion.More>>

Beating the lull Article
Beating the January Lull   December 14, 2011

Once the the new year starts, so does the dreaded January lull. In fact, operations at bars and clubs often come to a grinding halt after building momentum for the past few months. But January is the perfect transitional time for owners to gear up for the year ahead.More>>

The Tavern Downtown Article
New Year's Eve Promos We Love   December 14, 2011

New Year's Eve is one of the most anticipated — and profitable — holidays. A good operator won't miss out on throwing a great party to ring in 2012. For some inspiration, check out these can't-miss New Year's Eve celebrations.More>>

Jack Robertiello
Wishes for 2012: A Little More, A Little Less   December 13, 2011

For his last blog post of 2011, a busybody boozehound shares his thoughts on what this business needs more — and less — of in 2012.More>>



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