Topics :: bartending

Bartender, Coverboy... Inventor

By Scott Holland | Sunday Dec 29, 2013
Pros at work and home cocktail enthusiasts alike will thrill to the bartender’s new best friend: the "Axelband Magnetic Bar," named for its hunky inventor, Axel Ballasteros. Axel gives the skinny on his cutting edge creation.

Gay Migration or End of an Era?

By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
Splash bars’s last dance: disco requiem for Chelsea.

California May Extend Last Call to 4 a.m.

By Terry Collins | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Who’s buying the last round? California begins public committee hearings to discuss pushing last call back to 4 a.m.

Resorts Warm Up with Winter Cocktails

By Scott Mayerowitz | Friday Jan 4, 2013
Winter resorts are making apres ski a bit fancier, with drinks that leave weary skiers shouting, "Another round, barkeeper!"

Bartender Interview: Kris Kline

Sunday Dec 30, 2012
He has become a very popular addition to the staff at Martinis Above Fourth-bringing a new twist to the award-winning restaurant and cabaret lounge in the heart of Hillcrest.

Appleton Estate ’ReMixology 2012’ Hits Boston

By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Sep 1, 2012
The third annual Appleton Estate ReMixology Challenge came to Boston recently. Five local bartenders presented a panel of judges with their rum-based concoctions, while the crowd sampled five new cocktails. Needless to say, a good time was had by all!

Top Gay Bartenders Come to Palm Springs

Saturday May 19, 2012
Since February, Palm Springs has challenged top bartenders from fifteen LGBT clubs and restaurants across the nation to stir, shake and mix-up desert inspired cocktails for its 3rd annual "Palm Springs Summer Splash Cocktail Challenge."

Sangria Challenge to Win Trip to Tales of the Cocktail Festival in New Orleans

Wednesday May 9, 2012
This summer, that crazy-cool sangria you made for the last grill-out could just land you at the renowned Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans.

Luck O’ The Irish Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

Monday Mar 12, 2012
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Voli Spirits teamed up with Refine Mixers to create a specialty cocktail, the "Irish Isle." There’s also the Margarita Green, for those who prefer the luck o’ the tequila.

Revolver Reopens Revolving Door in West Hollywood

Monday Oct 31, 2011
A West Hollywood institution for gays in the 80’s and 90’s, Revolver was a favorite destination where friends could catch up over cocktails while watching one-of-a-kind music videos.