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).
Montana’s Great Lost Barman
Julian’s Recipes, the second cocktail book ever to be written by a Black bartender, is the legacy of Julian Anderson, whose drinks were considered to be “better than the finest.”
- story: Robert Simonson
- illustration: Nick Hensley