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26-year-old Connor Burke is enjoying discovering new places, new  ingredients –especially new craft beers – and playing a key role in the expansion of the Burke restaurant dynasty.

The spirits industry lost a prevalent figure late last year with the death of Charles Grant Gordon, life president of William Grant & Sons Ltd. Charles, who, after a short illness, died at the age of 86, on December 21st, 2013, was the driving force behind the hugely successful family company.

It's historic; it's even poetic: Bartender Erik Tennyson of the W Hotel San Francisco is shaking up the old with this contemporary twist.

Greet the New Year with Beverage Manager Frank Caiafa's Tribute to a Classic.

Fleet Street Kitchen's Naderia Wynn hits the mark with her seasonally spiced, pumpkin infused “Bullseye.”

Brothers Charles (Charlie) and Andy Nelson revive the century-old Nelson's Green Brier Distillery in Nashville, TN.

Not ready to say goodbye to summer? Beverage Director Ryan McGrale has the drink for you.

Laura Ann Masura and Gail Izaguirre help the summer wind down with some twists on the classics.

“What I love is that the customers are a constant blend of business people, politicos and tourists. We see more business people when Congress is in session and more tourists during the holidays and in the summer.” - David Moran

“It’s a classic that no one seems to order…if they only knew...” Kellie Rowland shares her take on an old favorite that's on its way back. 

Since the dawn of the new millennium, gin has come roaring back.

The Drawing Room’s reputation is built on the strength of its food, beverage, and service, but in a city with a bevy of fine eateries, it may be Joly’s cocktail mastery that sets The Drawing Room apart.

It's still winter! Mixologists Zach McCabe and Carrie Allen share their cozy, cold weather concoctions.

Jacquelyn Pobst fights the frost with a drink that is both cozy and refreshing.

Craigie On Main Bartender, Ted Gallagher, Shakes up Something Peppery and Sweet.

Seasonal and Savory, Jeff Hollinger's Tribute to Summer

Mercat a la Planxa's Jake Daniken shakes up something sweet, spicy, and sour.

The ultimate winter drink!

If we want bartending to stand alongside the other culinary arts, we need to start approaching the job as a true culinary profession. 

Beverage operations have to be hitting on all cylinders to crank out maximum revenue.

Punching up Performance

Give beer the respect it deserves---don’t hide it on the back page of your bar menu!

Bars typically operate on the principle that the customer already knows what drink he or she will have.