Most exciting bar openings of 2019

From Europe to the Americas and as far afield as Asia, a swathe of bar openings have made a memorable impact on the industry over the last 12 months. SB rounds up its favourite new haunts to grace the on-trade. Last year saw a number of exciting new bars open their doors across the world in cities such as London, New York and Singapore. Among the venues that made our list were an agave spirits-focused…

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Andy Griffiths moves to Singapore’s Idlewild

New Zealand born bartender Andy Griffiths has moved to Singapore to join new bar Idlewild as head of operations and creative. Taking up the position of head of operations and creative when Idlewild opens on 20 February, Griffiths will be responsible for everything from drinks creations to music programming, ensuring every aspect of the bar gives consumers an experience akin to that of the 1940s and 1950s. In his most recent position, Griffiths worked as…

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