OVER THE BAR
The Pineapple Of His Eye: Steven Minor On His Latest Libation Sensation
Discover the Al Pastor, a spicy and savory riff on a margarita created by Steven Minor, Beverage Director for 1 Hotels and inspired by the flavors of Mexico City’s popular street taco.
David Suk: The Rising Star Behind Craft Moonshine
Don’t miss the conversation between Back Bar USA and David Suk, Founder and CEO of Saint Luna, a gay-owned and operated spirit poised to re-invent the perception of moonshine.
Puttin’ On The Fritz
Ray Allen Fritz, bartender at Blue Smoke in New York City and LGBTQ+ community member and advocate shares his inspiration behind the Blue Horizon cocktail, what pride means to him and more.
Behind The Stick With Raul Faria
Back Bar USA caught up with Raul Faria, Portfolio Specialist for Pernod-Ricard, to chat about his love of the job, the importance of inclusion and how others can show support for the LGBTQ+ community.
The Spirit Of Community With Cathy & Kara
Meet Cathy Plourde and Kara Larson, co-owners, founders and distillers at Rhode Island Spirits, home of Rhodium gins, vodkas, and liqueurs—New England’s only LGBTQ Spirits brand!
Pride Is On The (Blue) Horizon
Drink in Pride Month with the Blue Horizon, a specialty cocktail by Ray Allen Fritz in partnership with Hendrick’s Lunar, representing a brighter future with limitless possibilities.
The Buzz About Nick Polydoroff
Back Bar USA talked with Nick Polydoroff, Portfolio Execution Manager for Las Vegas, Nevada with the Hive Strategic Marketing Agency, about how his role has helped him serve the LGBTQ+ community.
A New York Sip of Mind: Mother of Exiles
The Manhattan may be a quintessential NYC cocktail, but Nick Bennet’s Mother of Exiles is a twist on this classic recipe that pays homage to the city’s amazing cast of characters. Learn more!
Uncorked: Matthieu Yamoum, Wine Director of the Baccarat Hotel in New York
Back Bar USA chats with Matthieu Yamoum, Wine Director of the Baccarat Hotel in NY, about New York hospitality, his booming Champagne program and what has kept people connected during the pandemic.
Hooked On NYC: Meet Lucas Robinson from Catch Hospitality Group
Back Bar USA chats with Lucas Robinson, Corporate Beverage Director for Catch Hospitality Group, about New York City, the pandemic and his hope for the future.
Coming Together: Mark Maynard on the Emergence of NYC
Back Bar USA chats with Mark Maynard, Director of Operations at Union Square Hospitality Group, about his thoughts on the future of New York City and the one trend he could get behind.
The Hempingway: A Farewell to Boring Mocktails
Channel your inner author with this CBD-focused mocktail reminiscent of the classic mojito.