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), A Proper Drink (2016) and 3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon (2017).
Robert Simonson on the revamp of Eleven Madison Park’s trailblazing bar.
The past year brought to light issues of sexism and diversity within the bar community, forcing the drinks world to take a hard look at itself.
From mezcal mania to Japanese-style highballs, Robert Simonson lays out the cocktail and spirits trends that will make a difference in 2018.