What’s on this weekend

Dead Rabbit reopens Indoor dining has returned in New York, with venues now able to operate at 25% capacity. As such, renowned cocktail bar the Dead Rabbit has reopened its doors once more. The Dead Rabbit is now open from Tuesday to Sunday for drinkers to sample serves from the bar’s latest menu. According to physical distancing rules, guests must have a seat at a table and the bar will not allow standing service. Drinkers…

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New York distillers add $4.4bn to economy

Distilleries across the state of New York have contributed US$4.4 billion to the economy and created more than 11,000 jobs, a new report has found. Trade association the New York State Distillers Guild released its 2020 Economic Impact Study of the New York State Distilled Spirits Industry. The report analysed the contributions of the state’s spirits industry between 2019 and June 2020 and encompasses findings from both 2019 and data prior to Covid-19. Prepared by…

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What’s on this weekend

100 Wardour Street Alpine Lodge London bar and restaurant 100 Wardour Street has been transformed into a wintry Alpine Lodge, bringing ‘après-ski vibes’ to Soho this winter. The Alpine Lodge has been set up in collaboration with Taittinger Champagne and will run until the end of February 2021. Guests will be able to sit back in an Alpine-inspired setting and enjoy a menu of bespoke cocktails. Serves created for the Alpine Lodge include On the…

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Hottest bar openings in November 2020

From a geometric gin bar in Tasmania to a creative cocktail den in New York, inventive bar concepts have sprung up around the world. We round up the best drinking dens to visit this month. From Singapore to North Carolina, we’ve sought out the most creative new bars, including an intimate 1970s-themed bar in Melbourne and the latest project from US bartenders GN Chan and Faye Chen. Also included on our compilation is a drinking…

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What’s on this weekend

The Ginposium Sessions from the second round of The Gin Guild’s 2020 Ginposium event are now available to watch online. The sessions, aimed at promoting innovation and providing inspiration from across the gin category, include a keynote address by Mark Meek, CEO of IWSR. Available to view at theginguild.com and ginposium.com, sessions include discussions covering the rising seltzer trend, the popularity of Indian gin and the art of blending.

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