For this week’s nightcap we stopped by Queensborough in San Diego, CA, for a chat with owner Mike Vizcarra. Queensborough, located in the Gaslamp Quarter, places heavy emphasis on rare spirits, local craft beers, and pays homage to New York City institutions Death & Co. and Milk & Honey with twists on some of their classics. Join us for a drink as we chat with Mike, and find out his biggest bar fail.
For this week’s nightcap we stopped by the nation’s capital for a drink with Bill Duggan, the owner of Madam’s Organ. Madam’s Organ, located in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of D.C., features live music daily and boasts four levels of entertainment with five bars. Join us for some tunes as we chat with Bill, and find out his most memorable night of music.
For this week’s nightcap we stopped in for a cocktail and chat with Jesse Cyr, the General Manager at Rob Roy. Rob Roy is a classic cocktail lounge known for their hand-crafted cocktails located in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle. Join us for a drink with Jesse and get the scoop on why they go through the painstaking process of chipping ice for each cocktail.
For this week’s nightcap interview we went to San Francisco and caught up with part of the team behind the Black Cat – part owner Fritz Quattlebaum and GM and Beverage Director Zach Pace. Located in the Tenderloin neighborhood, Black Cat is a refined social dining experience featuring a modern American supper club menu and live jazz seven nights a week. Join us for a drink and some tunes as we hear how they keep tradition alive in the historic arts and entertainment district.
For this week’s nightcap we stopped by Teardrop Cocktail Lounge in Portland’s Pearl District for a drink with their bar manager, Alejandro. Teardrop has been pioneering the cocktail renaissance since 2007 and has gained accolades from the community and their peers across the country for their respect of the classics as well as their unique creations. Join us for a cocktail as we chat with Alejandro.
For this week’s nightcap we headed to Philly for a chat with Jason Elliott, the General Manager of The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company. “The Franklin” has a unique and colorful history, dating back to when it opened for operation in the late 1920s by the legendary Philly gangster Max “Boo Boo” Hoff and was a front for America’s largest alcohol running ring during prohibition. Today, the booze is still flowing at The Franklin as they pay homage to the craft of cocktails through old-school classics and their cutting-edge craft cocktail programs. Join us for a cocktail and a history lesson as we chat with Jason.
For this week’s nightcap we dropped by Bit House Saloon in Portland, Oregon for a cocktail with Brandi Williams, their GM. Opened in August 2015 in a building built in 1896, Bit House Saloon is housed among the oldest group of surviving buildings in what was once the main district of East Portland. Their goal is to be the best damn bar you’ll ever grace with your presence – join us for a drink with Brandi and read why.
We met up with Chef Eli Jackson, the Executive Chef of STK Miami for this week’s nightcap. Pour yourself a mojito as we discuss their seasonal menu, chef’s favorite ingredient, and what it’s like cooking in the Magic City.
For this week’s nightcap we had a layover in Chicago and stopped by The Whistler for a chat with its owner, Billy Helmkamp. The Whistler, located in Logan Square, is bar, gallery, record label, and venue – which also happens to boast an award-winning cocktail program. Join us at the bar for a drink and some music as we chat with Billy and find out what makes this place tick.
For this week’s nightcap we stopped in for a pilstulpe and a chat with Teddy Olin, the GM, and one of the bartenders at Prost! in Portland, Oregon. Fulfilling German tradition, each “bier” is imported from Germany, and properly poured into its appropriate glass and enjoyed at communal tables. Join us for a pretzel sandwich as we chat with Teddy and find out how many Maß he can carry at once.