Pip Hanson Appointed Head Bartender of “The World’s Best Bar”

Pip Hanson, Marvel Bar’s former beverage director, was appointed head bartender at the four-time winner of “The World’s 50 Best Bars,” Artesian, in London, today, reports Drinks International. Hanson moved to London earlier this year after five years at Marvel, during which time he received back-to-back James Beard semi-finalist recognition for Outstanding Cocktail Program. His … [ Read more]

Let’s Get Physical: Training for the Bar

  Shove a towel inside a pint glass and twist. Feel the strain in your wrists. Stand up. Don’t sit back down for 10 hours. Dig a scoop of ice out of the well. Really get your back into it. Hoist a shaker over your head. Work it back and forth until the drink is … [ Read more]