Sipping Spotlight: Toronto’s BarChef

BarChef is not a restaurant where cocktails are the afterthought, they’re the star of the show and everything else is just background noise. At this point, BarChef is an institution in Toronto, being around for well over a decade. While they may not be the shiny new place, they are still serving up some of […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Hanoi’s Polite & Co.

This may very well be the coolest bar in all of Vietnam. Polite & Co. is one of those places that feels like it would fit in with the hottest bars in London, NY or Hong Kong but also is distinctly Vietnamese. While the bar may be just around the corner from one of the […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Portland’s Multnomah Whiskey Library

Portland is a town with a wealth of local watering holes ranging from some of the best craft beer in America to creative bartenders and cocktails. With literally hundreds of places to choose from, making an impression can be hard to do, but that’s exactly what The Multnomah Whiskey Library manages to do. When The Multnomah […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Seattle’s Bathtub Gin & Co.

I’m a sucker for a good prohibition style bar, and Bathtub Gin & Co in Seattle fits that bill perfectly. Nestled in the basement of an old brick hotel, a small cocktail bar was formed in 2009. Bathtub Gin & Co is in a former boiler room in the back of the building between First […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Montreal’s Cold Room

Every so often there comes along a bar that makes you feel special to have even found the place, Cold Room is the epitome of that experience. Cold Room is one of those bars that survives purely through rumor, the mysterious bar that lays hidden in plain sight. Nestled in the exceptionally high trafficked area […]

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