As we mentioned in the past, the Spirited Awards is one of the most prestigious awards in the hospitality industry. To be nominated is an honor. Nominees first get nominated by their fellow peers followed by a voting process that shortlists the nominees twice more. The shortlist of 10 was just released and Miami is
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
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
Purdy Lounge offering FREE drinks for federal employees during government shutdown!
One of our legendary favorites does it again! Federal employees affected by the government shutdown can now enjoy a cocktail or two at Purdy Lounge in Sunset Harbor. Due to the government shutdown PURDY LOUNGE is stepping up and offering free drinks for federal government employees. Must show ID proof or their $0 pay stubs.
MIAMI BARTENDERS WANTED: A dance competition that will take you to Puerto Rico! Auditions, January 9th!
Our friends at Thirsty are recruiting 20 Bartenders to embark on a one of a kind journey in DANCE to learn, train and compete in an adventure that includes a trip to Puerto Rico! Spots are LIMITED so sign up now to secure your spot for the try outs to show us your moves! A
The 2018 PINEAPPLE AWARDS ARE HERE! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES STARTING NOW!
We’re back at it again with our nominations for the 3rd Annual Pineapple Awards! Two years ago, we launched our 1st Annual Pineapple Awards, highlighting the best and brightest in the hospitality world locally. We hope you have as much fun picking out the bartenders who served you the best cocktails, the bars who you called
Sin & Sugar brings New Orleans cocktails & fare to Miami Beach!
Miami Beach has changed over the years but one things that is constant is the want and need for a good live music venue. Sin & Sugar looks to bring that and more with a gorgeous setup, great cocktails and delicious food. Created by industry veterans Danny Valdéz, Milan Mijatovic, and Yosif Dimitrov, Sin &
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
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
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