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Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Waugh’

Don Julio Bowling Tournament

11.25.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

November 24 Thanks to the fact that I seem to have a Whac-A-Mole like ability to pop up at various functions, a while ago Jim Meehan started a running joke with the PDT guys that an event isn’t official until I showed up. So when I showed my mug at Lucky Strike on Monday for ...

Blue Blazer Mix-Off at Pegu Club

10.28.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

(videos near the end of this post) Oct. 27 “…90 percent of the reason I’m here is because I want to see fire,” I said to Alex Day as I nursed a Whiskey Smash. The setting? Pegu Club. Six contenders were set to duel in their mastery of the most basic of elements required for ...

Endnote to ‘Allen & Delancey’s new cocktail menu’

09.26.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

At some point in the evening as I was chatting with Alex Day, Thomas Waugh ambled in Allen & Delancey. For those of you who didn’t know, Thomas, formerly of Alembic, recently relocated from San Francisco and currently works shifts at Death and Co (ask him to make you something with his banana chip infused ...

Tales of the Cocktail 2008: "I love it that we have the country’s best pastry chef cutting fruit"

07.20.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

or Apprentices, the people responsible for you having your drinks at Tales [Note to Don Lee: Thanks for acting as copy editor/fact checker on this entry.] Thursday night, Muriel’s was the setting of “Desmond Payne’s Ruby Jubilee” to honor Desmond Payne, Beefeater’s master distiller. While the party went on in the second level of Muriel’s, ...

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 ...