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Bartending 'Industry Icon' Returns Award After Outrage Over Misogynistic Remarks

"A bar is no place for a woman," Charles Schumann once said. "The important characters are always men."


How to Treat a Bartender, According to Bartenders

Seasoned New York City bartenders share their dos and don'ts when it comes to ordering a drink.


How to Appropriately Make Out in Bars, According to Bartenders

"I’ve seen a lot of things. More than just kissing, honestly."


What the Plastic Straw Controversy Means for Bars

The seemingly innocuous plastic straw has found itself at the center of a greater cultural war


How to Treat Your Bartender Friends, According to Your Bartender Friends

“Please don’t put my full name in this—I’m about to tell you how much alcohol I give away.”


How Utah's Old-School Liquor Laws Forced Bartenders to Get Creative

America's driest state is a breeding ground for inventive cocktails reimagined out of necessity.


A Car Bomb Drink That Even Your Bartender Respects

It’s invigorating in all the ways you want from a Jäger Bomb, but with none of the sugar, aftertaste, or judgment.


Beer Foam Art Is Here to Make Your Bartender's Life Hell

Just what the world needs—a 3D printer that basically makes latte art, but for your IPA.


I Drank for Five Straight Days to See Which Hangover Cures Work

Dispatches from the world's most insane cocktail festival.


From the pole to the bar: Why strippers are becoming bartenders

It's bartenders versus dancers


Being a Bouncer Means Breaking Up Lots of Fights Over Spilled Drinks

If you can picture it, I’m 6’ 8” and 315 pounds. I was always considered the nice guy out of my friends, and I don’t have a threatening or intimidating manner. But I’ve now been doing security for eight years.


How to Make Fancy Cocktails When You're Broke as Hell

We talked to mixologist Tess Posthumus about the best craft cocktails to make at home if you're on a tight budget.