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Happy Birthday, Joaquin…oh hey, Johnny Iuzzini just showed up with cake

11.08.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

also, some changes forthcoming for Sasha Petraske’s White Star at the end Today, er, I mean yesterday, was the birthday of Death and Company’s Joaquin Simo. It must be pretty gangsta to be Joaquin on his birthday because apparently Jean-Georges pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini will show up hand-delivering a fantastical confection he made for you. ...

The 3rd Annual Clement Cocktail Challenge

04.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

April 29 PDT swept up prizes when Don Lee and Daniel Eun placed second and first place, respectively, for the Rhum Clement cocktail challenge. Daniel made a drink called Bitches Brew, using Clement Premiere Canne, fresh lime juice, Pampero Anniversario, St. Elizabeth All-Spice Dram, demerara syrup and an egg. Don’s Sargasso is made with Clement ...

A tiki party with DISCUS

03.19.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

March 19 Two interesting things from the evening: 1. Learning Bar Milano, the New York bar that Tony Abou-Ganim is a partner in, is planning to open April 7.2. I shook hands with Tony Abou-Ganim. You kind of geek out about certain things when you’re familiar specific industries. I’d always heard about Tony, read about ...

Bartender exchange program

03.14.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Exchange programs aren’t just for students trying to expand their horizons. Joaquin Simo, bartender at Death and Company, spent a couple of days in February working shifts at the Chicago bar Violet Hour. In his stead, The Violet Hour‘s Kirk Estopinal manned the bar at Death & Company. Doing an exchange isn’t necessarily a publicity ...