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Cocktail Geeks’ Thirst is Quenched at the EUVS Demo Bar @ Bar09

At the conclusion of the 2009 London Bar Show (aka: BAR.09), which took place on Tuesday June 23 and Wednesday June 24, we can report that the EUVS Demo Bar, hosted by Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown, directors of Exposition Universelle Des Vins et Spiritueux (www.euvs.org), was an absolute success.

Entitled ‘The Path of the Bartender’ [...]

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Events, General, Hotel

Happy Anniversary Boadas!

Boadas

Our heartfelt congratulations to Las Boadas, on its 75th anniversary this month. Boadas is truly one of the world’s great bars, and the only one to keep the old mixing tradition of “throwing” or “rolling” alive.

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Bars, General, Places

Knickerbocker Hotel Update

Hotel Knickerbocker

We could never verify that anyone named Martini di Arma di Taggia worked at the Knickerbocker, much less made a martini there for John D. Rockefeller and placed an olive in it to counter the harshness of American gin (though that’s the legend of the martini getting an olive, and formerly one of those birth of the martini stories that cropped up decades after the drink was born).

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General, Hotel, Places

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