Preeti Gill joins me on Paris Cocktail Talk to discuss social media around food & drink, and how it differs in France.
Quick Take: Sister Midnight, opened by Red House duo, brings a little gritty glam to the Pigalle cocktail scene. Joseph Boley and Jen Riley of Red House have channeled their cool creativity into a new project which recalls the glam rock’n’roll attitude of a bygone era – and it’s an era worth revisiting. While Red […]
Quick Take: Luxury Hotel Parister’s bar offers over 100 French whiskies plus a beautiful terrace You might be surprised to learn that not only is whisky the most popular spirit in France, but that the French also drink more per capita than any other country (2.2 litres per adult per year!) It’s not all Cognac […]
Well-known for its microbrew and coffee culture, Seattle also has a pretty stellar cocktail scene. As a former Seattleite I get back from time to time and have checked out a fair few of the city’s bars. Fortunately I still have a Seattle BFF with great taste in food and drink to keep me up […]
QuickTake: A lot of DrinkTech at this year’s VivaTech revolved around cocktail machines, smart planters and wine gadgets, meaning there is a lot more room for new products and innovation. Viva Technology (VivaTech for short) is a yearly tech convention with a focus on innovation. I went a couple of years ago, just to check […]
Quick Take: “Mocktail” is a valid term for a style of non-alcoholic drink, which can be codified and considered seriously. The food and drink world has come up with some divisive terms. For example, in the “Mixologist” versus “Bartender” debate, I usually roll my eyes at the sense of self-importance the word mixologist implies and […]