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USBGNY: Story time with Gary Regan that makes us think about customer service

03.29.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

March 23 Last week I stopped by the World Bar at Trump World Tower to attend the USBGNY monthly mixer. I’d come just in time to hear Jonathan Pogash make a couple of announcements about upcoming contests and events. For those attending the NY Bar Show, USBGNY will have a huge presence there this year ...

Cleaning out the closet pt. 2: Not just grape juice and kids

12.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Dec. 2 I’d received an invitation from Jonathan Pogash about a cocktail event. A cocktail even hosted by Welch’s. “Intriguing,” I thought to myself. The event was in the middle of the day, but luckily it was being held someplace within walking distance, so around 2 pm I made my way east to the World ...

Voting with your glass

11.03.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I was recently reading a press release from DISCUS talking about how several states still have an Election Day alcohol sale ban. The press release said that Kentucky, Indiana and South Carolina banned Election day alcohol sales in restaurants, bars and package stores. Utah, West Virginia, Alaska and Massachusetts don’t allow alcohol sales at package ...

Pranna opening party

10.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Oct. 29 I stopped by Pranna and was surprised at how huge the space was. There was a ground floor, a basement and also a second floor/mezzanine area accessible by several staircases in an intricate glass and steel kind of setup. Yet with all this space, the place was PACKED. The restaurant is a Manhattan ...

Cocktail classes for the consumer

10.06.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I spent a little bit of my Sunday afternoon down at the Astor Center to check out Jonathan Pogash’s “Elements of Mixology: The Cocktail Lab” class. The Astor Center hosts several food and drink related classes that allow the general public to learn and experience what they are consuming and imbibing from chefs and beverage ...

Absinthe sipping at La Fée’s U.S. launch party

06.24.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

June 23 It seemed like La Fée really wanted to tie the image of their product to its history as being a muse for artists. The space rented for the event was a sort of all-purpose space billed for use as gallery and sometimes fashion show setting. Emerald green bottles of absinthe as well minty ...

Tales of the Cocktail announces Spirit Awards Nominees

05.14.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

(Note: Photos courtesy of Tales of the Cocktail) May 12 The place was spookily calm and quiet when I arrived at the Flatiron Lounge for a Tales of the Cocktail event compared to the last time I’d been there for a Tales event. I sipped on a Punch & Judy, the winning cocktail for the ...