The hospitality community mourns the loss of local favorite, Jason Ponte, with a celebration at Ricky’s.

Jason Ponte was a well-loved hospitality professional throughout South Florida.  Many remember him for his humor, smile and hospitality at any establishment he worked at. Jason left us too soon but his spirit lives on as bartenders and hospitality professionals paid tribute through Facebook and other social media platforms. Colleagues have been reaching out to

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Legendary Coral Gables happy hour spot, Tarpon Bend, to close its doors after 15 years on Sunday, February, 10th.

With a heartfelt post, Wayne Cameron Eldred, shared some unexpected and unwanted news.  Tarpon Bend in Coral Gables will close its doors after 15 years. Tarpon Bend helped build Coral Gables into a happy hour mecca where thirsty folks flocked to Tarpon Bend for their famous happy hour which gave away drink chips you used

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Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. lands at #21 on the list of The World’s 50 Best Bars for 2018 & John Lermayer wins the Industry Icon Award!

This year Miami suffered the tragic loss of industry icon, John Lermayer, who was also the Founding Father of Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. Since then, the City of Miami Beach proclaimed a John Lermayer Day in his honor.  He posthumously won a Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award from the prestigious Tales of the

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Miami shines once again at Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards 2018!

Miami was presented with numerous awards for achievements in the spirits industry.  It was a special moment for Miami as the late, legendary bartender, John Lermayer, was also awarded the Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award for his impactful contributions to the spirits community. The 2018 class of winners has been recognized amongst peers and supporters at

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rácket in Wynwood is serving up delicious cocktails with two different menus under one roof.

Wynwood has never shied away from a good time.  One of our favorite bars, Gramps, continues to deliver delicious, fresh cocktails while keeping that awesome vibe they’ve helped create in the artsy Miami neighborhood.  Now, their new neighbor, wants to join in on the fun.  rácket, spelled with a lower case r, comes from the

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The Pineapple Awards Best Restaurant Bar, KYU, shows us their new cocktail menu & it’s stunning!

When you drive up to KYU you know you’re getting to something special.  Located in Wynwood’s graffiti lined streets is one of Miami’s best restaurants.  From the food to the service to the cocktails, KYU has it all.  We had a chat with some of our favorite bartenders (James MacInnes and the KYU Team) there

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