Brad Thomas Parsons is the author of Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, which was the winner of the James Beard and IACP Cookbook Awards as well as Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs and Distillery Cats: Profiles in Courage of the World's Most Spirited Mousers. Parsons received an MFA in writing from Columbia University, and his work has appeared in Bon Appétit and Food & Wine, among others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Welcome to "The Regulars," a series that explores the people who make a bar what it is. Up first, the 16-year patron of New York's sprawling Chelsea dive, Billymark's.
- story: Brad Thomas Parsons
- photo: Ed Anderson