Thursday morning, Bar Smyth’s Omar Yeefoon took the national title of Stoli’s Most Original Bartender, winning over the judges with creative cocktails such as a play on a Manhattan and a deconstructed Moscow Mule, which entailed lime, brown sugar, a shot of vodka and candied sugar on a plate. He competed against four other bartenders from New York, Miami, LA, Dallas and Chicago. Yeefoon took Dallas last month at Candleroom where he went head to head with Cedar Social’s Trina Nishimura and the Dram’s Jason Birt. Continue reading
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With a shaker in one hand and a stirring spoon in the other, the Texas region’s top female bartenders went head-to-head as they competed for industry glory and breast cancer research in the Texas Regional Speed Rack all-female bartending competition, held on Sunday, January 20, 2012, part of the national Speed Rack series.
Karah Carmack of the Esquire Tavern in San Antonio took home the title of Miss Speed Rack Texas, but all is not lost for the runners-up. Today, Speed Rack launches its online Wild Card voting, inviting everyone to cast a ballot for their favorite regional runner-up; the winner will go to the National Finals on Thursday, May 16, in New York City. Continue reading
Last night Sissy’s hosted an amazing cocktail event that raised considerable cash for the American Cancer Society and featured female bartenders from The Cedars Social, Whiskey Cake, Marquee Grill, The Windmill Lounge, the highly anticipated reservations only bar The Establishment.
The barmen also pitched in behind the stick to provide a completely packed house some amazing cocktails featuring spirits from Kettle One, Bombay Saphire, Caña Brava, Cointreau, Angel’s Envy, Dulce Vida, Glenrothes, St. Germaine, Dolin, Bitterman’s Bitters and beer from Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas photos by Robert Bostick
Some of Dallas’ finest lady bartenders will be mixing drinks at Shake for Second Base on Sunday January 13th to raise money for breast cancer research. Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar, at 2929 N Henderson, Dallas will host the event from 6pm-10pm so come early for drinks and bites. The showcase of strong females in the Service Industry not only places women at the forefront of the burgeoning cocktail culture in Dallas but also, raises money for an issue that will affect one out of eight American women in their lifetime according to the American Cancer Society. Continue reading