On Serious Drinks, we love chatting with the people who pour your drinks. You all know and love Michael Neff, our Behind the Bar columnist, and the stories he tells every week. But now, we're going to chat with a whole lot more bartenders about their tales from the front lines, their horror stories, and their dirt on what really goes on from their side of the bar. What should we ask them? Let us know in the comments.
Welcome to our new series, Ask a Bartender, in which we chat with folks in the industry about what really happens behind the bar. First up? We ask each bartender about the worst date they've ever seen.
The bartenders we chat with each week tend to seem pretty content with their common chosen career—but what if they weren't behind the bar? We asked 9 bartenders and found their answers ranging from firefighting to woodworking to com...
We asked New York bartender Michael Neff to show us how to make some essential drinks, and to tell us a bit of the story behind each one. Today, we're talking about Martinis.
Welcome to Ask a Bartender, in which we chat with folks in the industry about what really happens behind the bar. This week: what's the drink a bartender hates making?