Will Elliott

Will Elliott | Bar Director, Maison Premiere & Sauvage

It’s been a big year for Will Elliott, Bar Director at Brooklyn’s famed absinthe and oyster den, Maison Premiere. ...
Giuseppe Gonzalez Suffolk Arms

Giuseppe González | Owner, Suffolk Arms

“Patience and fortitude conquer all things—duh,” says Giuseppe González. Unclear is whether González, the always ...
Camille Riviere

Camille Rivière | Wine Importer, Camille Rivière Selections

Raised in Paris and the Loire Valley, importer Camille Rivière began compiling her small portfolio of small, mostly ...
Bartender Don Lee

Don Lee | Bartender, Puppet Maker and Professional Skeptic

Within the insular boundaries of the cocktail world, Don Lee is a legend. As a catch-all “Director of Product ...
Eben Freeman Genuine Liquorette

Eben Freeman | Beverage Director, AvroKO

Behind the counter at Genuine Liquorette, a subterranean bodega-inspired cocktail bar by AvroKO in Manhattan’s Little ...
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Shelley Lindgren | Co-Owner and Wine Director, A16 & SPQR

There are few people, if any, more synonymous with San Francisco’s wine scene than Shelley Lindgren. The co-owner and ...
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Martin Cate | Owner, Smuggler’s Cove

“There’s really no connection between tiki, rum and the fez,” explains Martin Cate of his epic headpiece. “People ...
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Allen Katz | Distiller & Owner, New York Distilling Company

Most days Allen Katz can be found on the floor of his distillery hoisting bags of rye or dropping handfuls of ...
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Christopher Nicolson | Resident Winemaker, Red Hook Winery

Christopher Nicolson has been the resident winemaker at Brooklyn’s Red Hook Winery since 2008. Bearded, skull-capped ...
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Nicole & Joe Desmond | New York’s Famous Rhum Rhum Room

Nicole and Joe Desmond aren’t quite sure when they fell for tiki. It was a gradual shift from cocktail curiosity to ...