Two veterans of NYC ‘s storied Japanese bar, Angels Share, Shigefumi Kabashima and Tetsuo Hasegawa have taken their talents to Hamilton Heights. Called ROKC (ramen, oysters, kitchen, and cocktails) the bar is located at 3452 Broadway. It is a relatively small place of about 30 seats that serves up ramen bowls, raw oysters, and inventive… Continue reading ROKC NYC REVIEW
Countless new spirits and liqueurs are released every year with varying degrees of success. One tactic that is often used to set a spirit apart is by using a distinct label. I am always on the look out for unique and new spirits. When visiting a new location I always scan the backbar, searching… Continue reading Afrohead Rum Review
Repour Bar is a laid backpack retreat in the middle of South Beach. Housed inside the Albion Hotel it features comfy couches and inventive cocktails. It’s the place to be to escape to escape from the glitz of Miami sit back grab a drink and listen to the soundtrack of life whether that’s the… Continue reading Bartender Interview: Brian Sassen of Repour Bar, Miami
67 Orange St is inspired by Almack’s Dance Hall, which was located at that address in the 1840’s and was one of the first black owned and operated bars in New York City. This is Karl Franz Williams uptown answer to the haven of cocktail bars located below 14th st. Atmosphere/Decor After walking through the… Continue reading 67 Orange St (Harlem NYC) Review
While craft cocktails and long lost spirits have seen a resurgence in recent times, flavored vodka continues to be the fastest growing niche in the spirits industry. Every other week there seems to be a new flavor to hit the market. Some flavors like Fruit Loops, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Swedish Fish, Whip Cream, and… Continue reading Electricity Vodka. Wait…What Flavor?