Robert Simonson writes about cocktails, spirits and bars for the New York Times. He is the author of The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World's First Classic Cocktail (2014) and A Proper Drink (September 2016).
With an opening team of mostly amateur bartenders, The Violet Hour defied odds to reshape Chicago’s drinking scene.
In Robert Simonson's "Bar Review," he offers a look at some of today’s most notable new venues. Here, he considers The Bar, the Major Food Group's renovation of the iconic…
In the latest "Bar Review," Robert Simonson takes a fresh look at Boston's pioneering bar, Drink, nearly a decade into service.
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