Atlanta-based Painted Hospitality is taking its combined entertainment and dining concept—bowling and gaming paired with upscale casual cuisine—to the next level.Having spent a decade operating his father’s restaurant group, Concentrics, Justin Amick, principal and co-founder of Painted Hospitality, is “applying those same principles to a venue encompassing food, beverage, entertainment, and ambiance, all under one roof,” he says.
The National Restaurant Association announced the six finalists of the 2016 Regional Star of the Bar Market Challenge, who will compete in the upcoming Star of the Bar Finals at BAR (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants) as part of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.
Buffalo Trace Distillery was awarded 10 top awards at the North America Whiskies & Spirits Conference in New York where the World Whiskies Awards were announced, including Pappy Van Winkle 15 Year Old Bourbon, named the overall winner for Best Age Statement Bourbon.
Palette 22, the newest venture from Alexandria Restaurant Partners (ARP) located in the heart of The Village at Shirlington at 4053 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia, unveils its new beverage program to pair with the menus of globally inspired small plates.
Cocktails starring perfect crystalline ice are among the hallmarks of today’s quality bars. Often, these mighty cubes and spheres, which add much-needed chill, texture, and viscosity, are chiseled straight from a sleek chainsaw-cut block by an adventurous bartender.
Partners Ryan Seelbach and Eric Lund unveiled the new beverage program of TAKODA, the 132-seat contemporary American restaurant and beer garden that opened March 11 in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.
In honor of the Miami-based Latin performer Pitbull offering a seven-night limited engagement at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Strip House Las Vegas debuts its “305 Cocktail” priced at $305.
When Chris McNeal came on as beverage director at Bar Dupont in Washington, D.C., he was tasked with finding a purpose for an unused alcove in the corner of the bar. The small space didn’t scream possibility, and yet, McNeal’s creative repurposing has given Bar Dupont a new reason for its destination status.
On-premise traffic during the first four weeks of 2016 was dampened by winter storm Jonas (1.3 percent year over year decrease). The four weeks through February showed modest improvement (0.8 percent decrease year over year), trending above rolling 12-week (1.
Known for its impressive tequila collection with over 250 tequilas, Richard Sandoval’s vibrant Taqueria and Tequileria, El Centro D.F., with locations on 14th Street and in Georgetown in the Washington, D.
Abraham Bowman Port Finished Bourbon from A. Smith Bowman Distillery was awarded World’s Best Bourbon at the North America Whiskies & Spirits Conference in New York, where the World Whiskies Awards were announced.
On March 25, Philadelphia is hosting the country's most exciting distilleries as they highlight their best bourbons and American whiskeys.Up until prohibition, Pennsylvania was at the heart of American Rye whiskey production.
Finally ensconced at a table in one of the world’s most acclaimed bars, I was thrilled—to gawk at the regal room, to see the much-buzzed team of disciplined bartenders at work, and to take my first sip of the delicate sherry cocktail I ordered.
As a beverage consultant and bar manager at Provision No. 14 in Washington, D.C., Chad Spangler says that until the last decade, the beverage programs he observed at most American restaurants were more or less uniform across all segments.