PDT‘s owner, Jim Meehan declares the speakeasy movement over in an interview with CLASS Magazine. Looking to the future of the bar scene, Meehan surmises people are no longer in the mood for gimmicks or formality, and, instead, are increasingly drawn to accessible spots for good cocktails and a good time, such as the Dead Rabbit, run by a team from Ireland. This is representative of another significant change—the influx of international talent. And take note: “Just because it’s local doesn’t mean it’s any good.” [CLASS Magazine]
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