For this week’s nightcap we headed to Cambridge for a chat with Dave Cagle, one of the co-owners at The Automatic. Dave and his partner Chris Schlesinger have a lot of history in Cambridge (B-Side and East Coast Grill respectively), and are turning out outrageous snacks at their vinyl-only music bar. Join us for a beer and a chat as we dig in with Dave.
For this week’s nightcap interview we sat down with Kyle Linden Webster, the owner of Expatriate in Portland, Oregon. Expatriate is an engaging, atmospheric, and freewheeling place for drinking and eating, just across the street from Naomi Pomeroy’s Beast (who happens to be his James Beard award winning wife.) Join us for a drink as we chat with Kyle and find out what makes this room hum.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Jess Lambert, the Head Bartender at Boleo and Vol. 39 in Chicago. Join us for a drink and a chat with Jess as we discuss her culinary approach to the cocktail programs, aiming to enhance a familiar sensory experience within each unique creation.
For this week’s nightcap we sat down with Han Shan, a self-proclaimed whiskey nerd, and the U.S. Ambassador for Hudson Whiskey. Prior to winning “Making the Cut,” Hudson’s campaign for finding their Ambassador, Han traveled the world as an environmental and human rights campaigner, as well as a punk band front man, an occasional film and video producer, painter, photographer, storyteller and bon vivant. Kick back and enjoy the story behind the first whiskey distillery in New York State since prohibition.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Harts, whose new album “Smoke Fire Hope Desire” is available for download everywhere. Join us for a drink as we chat with this multi-instrumentalist about making music in his bedroom and jamming with Prince.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed to Philadelphia for a chat with Christopher Mullins Jr. Christopher is one of the owners of McGillin’s Olde Ale House, which threw open its doors the year Lincoln was elected president. That’s shortly after the Liberty Bell cracked and long before ground was broken for Philadelphia City Hall. The beer taps have been flowing since 1860 — making it the oldest continuously operating tavern in Philadelphia and one of the oldest taverns in the country. Join us at the bar for a beer and a history lesson as we chat with Christopher.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed to Massachusetts for a chat with Patrick Orlovsky, the bar manager at The Baldwin Bar. Located 20 minutes outside Boston, The Baldwin Bar is turning out some creative, yet approachable drinks with award-winning mixologist Ran Duan behind the bar. Pour a glass of your favorite drink, and join us for a chat with Patrick.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed down to the Magic City for some sun, and a chat with Erick Passo, Mike Mora, and Shane Vernon. They’re the owners of Black Market Miami, a newly opened sports bar with an 80’s theme in downtown Miami – putting out great food, awesome cocktails, and kick-ass entertainment. They’re also Co-founders of Red Rabbit Presents, a promotion company throwing some of the hottest events in a city you didn’t think could get any hotter. A mojito may go best with their story, but feel free to grab anything cold.
For this week’s nightcap interview we threw on our best Hawaiian shirt and caught up with Martin Cate. Martin is a rum and exotic cocktail expert, and the owner and creator of Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco – which features the largest rum collection in the United States. With too many awards to list (“Top 50 bars in the world” by Drinks International is just one), new projects under his belt, and a book to boot – Martin is the man for a chat on rum. Don your best as we sip and talk tiki with Martin.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with musician Dylan Pratt, whose new single “Traveling Act” is available everywhere. His path to music was inspired by his musician father and a “cool friend who loved Led Zeppelin.” After quitting baseball, he picked up an acoustic guitar and never turned back. Grab a cold one as we chat with Dylan and discuss his journey.