Come Cheer Me On at the Seattle Barback Pro-Am

February 25, 2011

It started with a text. “Jim and I are doing a thing w/ Small Screen to invite a few bloggers and enthusiasts behind the bar to barback while Jim guest bartends.” Next thing I knew, I was signed up to barback at Rob Roy on February 27. I blame the fact I was in the […]

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Jerry Thomas Night at Vessel

February 11, 2009

My passion for cocktails and mixology was in part inspired by From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas by David Wondrich. In discussing Jerry Thomas, America’s first celebrity bartender, Wondrich also covers some of the most important basics in creating great cocktails. I’m not alone in […]

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