St. Louis’ newest hot spot, Blood and Sand, a members-only cocktail bar and restaurant is now open for business. This swanky restaurant delivers in all areas of hospitality, including an exceptional cocktail program, beer list and a stellar wine cellar. Proof’s founder and Certified Sommerlier, Chad Michael George, was on-site to assist with the initial wine [...]
On a rainy fall evening, Chef Josh Galliano of Monarch and the Drink Lab team wowed guests inside the friendly confines of Busch Stadium. Check out the video! Patrón Secret Dining Society: Busch Stadium – St. Louis, MO from Patrón Social Club on Vimeo.
For as long as I can remember, there has been a certain grudge that people from St. Louis and Kansas City hold against their cross-state metropolis….and I’m ignoring the baseball rivalry. Even beyond the sham that was the Royals winning the 1985 fall classic (Denkinger), there is a clear disconnect between our two cities. Well, [...]
Artisanal spirits are on the upswing across the country, but those of us in the midwest often get left behind. Not in this case! I recently had the pleasure of meeting Brian Ellison, President of Death’s Door Spirits. Death’s Door is a Madison, Wisconsin based distillery. They are currently producing vodka, gin, and a white [...]
What’s true in fashion is also true in the world of spirits: If you wait long enough, everything comes back in style. Mixologists these days are looking back in order to move forward, reviving the art of classic-cocktail crafting. And as venerable drinks like the Sazerac and the Manhattan become more popular, the ingredients used [...]