NightOwl Influencer Lists

A Nightcap with National Whiskey Educator Todd Richman

This week we share a nightcap with a whiskey educator who is responsible for the trade education and advocacy for the entire whiskey portfolio at Diageo (Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit, Talisker, Lagavulin, J&B to name just a few!). Impressive? We’re drooling right now! A cocktail enthusiast and whiskey advocate – Todd is the kind of guy you want to be stuck on a desert island with, provided he’s bringing the whiskey. So pour yourself three fingers of your favorite brown spirit and belly up as we meet Todd Richman.

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NightOwlA Nightcap with National Whiskey Educator Todd Richman

Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it “San Diego”

As if being 75 degrees and sunny 800 days a year wasn’t enough, San Diegans also enjoy the best fish tacos this side of the ocean’s surface and a thriving drink culture. Whether it’s a cerveza to wash down said tacos, a cocktail by the beach, or three fingers of Glenlivet with a little bit of pepper and some cheese that you’re craving, Sara Norris has got you covered. She writes nightlife, travel, adventure, and food stories for numerous outlets. Join us as we share a nightcap with Sara Norris.

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NightOwlDiscovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it “San Diego”

A NightOwl Nightcap with Mezcal Maestro John Henry

For this week’s exclusive interview, we have a true night owl on our hands– John Henry, the co-owner of El Buho Mezcal. El Buho (Spanish for “The Owl”) is a small-batch spirit handcrafted in the heart of Oaxaca, Mexico. With fresh aromas of ripe pear and hints of pineapples grilled over a campfire, it’s a friendly and accessible mezcal meant for simply sipping or mixing.

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NightOwlA NightOwl Nightcap with Mezcal Maestro John Henry

Five Fabulous Places for a Pint

If you’re in San Diego, you probably just got back from a bike ride and hammered a couple of fish tacos, and now you need a beer. Heck, we’re NOT in San Diego and we need one! Check out NightOwl influencer Sara Norris’s list of favorite San Diego pubs to kick back and enjoy a pint. If being around happy, tan people in the best weather you’ve ever seen isn’t your thing, take a look at NightOwl’s trending pubs across the country. Two pints of lager and a bag of crisps please!

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NightOwlFive Fabulous Places for a Pint

A Nightcap with Neil Grosscup of Tanteo Tequila

¡Hola Amigos! For this week’s Nightcap exclusive, we’re excited to sit down and have a drink with Neil Grosscup, the CEO and maker of Tanteo Tequila. Tanteo takes ultra premium blanco tequila and infuses it with fresh peppers, putting a modern twist on tradition, and lending itself to some amazing cocktails. Grab a seat and a spicy margarita as we dive into Neil’s story.

NightOwl: What was your journey to the spirits world?

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NightOwlA Nightcap with Neil Grosscup of Tanteo Tequila

A Nightcap with Tavern62’s David Burke

NightOwl recently met with celebrated chef David Burke at his new upscale restaurant, Tavern62. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, David has run numerous critically acclaimed restaurants, including Park Avenue Café, davidburke & donatella, Fishtail by David Burke and David Burke Townhouse.

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NightOwlA Nightcap with Tavern62’s David Burke

Top Bars for Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman

”I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.” – Ava Gardner

This week’s NightOwl Influencer list features The Best US Whiskey Bars, chosen by Women Who Whiskey.

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NightOwlTop Bars for Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman

A Video Nightcap with Whiskey Expert Heather Greene

Pour yourself a stiff drink and hit “play” as we share a video nightcap with world-leading spirit expert and author, Heather Greene, as she shares the top five questions she’s most often asked when it comes to drinking whiskey.

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NightOwlA Video Nightcap with Whiskey Expert Heather Greene

A Nightcap with Emily Arden Wells of Gastronomista

Emily GastronomistaTonight we share a Nightcap with architect and avid imbiber – Emily Arden Wells. We were intrigued to learn about her blog, Gastronomista.com, a website focused on the culture of cocktails where Emily shares her take on delicious treasures, tipples, and trips around the world. The Gastronomista has been featured in many publications including The New York Times, Elle Magazine, Glamour, Company, Saveur, Gilt Taste, Eater, Coolhunting, Food Republic, Forbes, and much more. She was even featured in a national Blackberry Commercial with the food lovers app, UrbanSpoon and in Ms. Lesley M.M. Blume’s ode to the cocktail, Let’s Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition – Emily was named an “Epic Imbiber and Bon Vivant.” Kudos to you, Emily!

NightOwl: As an architect by day and avid drinker by night, tell us about Gastronomista – how and why you started the blog, how long you’ve been writing about cocktail culture, and what a typical day looks like for you?

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Terry DagrosaA Nightcap with Emily Arden Wells of Gastronomista