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5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Anu Elford of Rob Roy

On ice, travel, and one unexplained interlude with a dude in a carrot costume.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 02/01/2016

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5 Questions for the Bartender: Barrio's Casey Robison

On travel, Mexico, mezcal—and traveling to Mexico while drinking mezcal.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 11/25/2015

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5 Questions for the Bartender: Hideki Anpo of Goldfinch Tavern

On the charms of Japanese whiskey and...even blue curaçao.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 10/02/2015

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Five (More) Questions for the Bartender

"It’s like being a connoisseur of a screwdriver."

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 09/25/2015

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5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Jamie Boudreau

Welcome to our occasional revisiting of Five Questions for the Bartender interview subjects of yesteryear. Starting with the man who can't stop buying bottles of whiskey.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/11/2015

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Naka's Nik Virrey

"It’s hella fun to discuss with chef and Jason how best to accentuate flavors or pair with restraint."

  • By Jeanny Rhee
  • Published 08/21/2015

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Babirusa's Ben Perri

"Besides pumpkin everything, which I don't think I'll have in my bar, a really simple three-ingredient bourbon drink is going to be very important this fall."

  • By Jeremy Buben
  • Published 10/24/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Suite 410's Tommy Stearns

The bar manager at Suite 410 on the underrated pleasures of Crème de Cacao, and why there is nothing wrong with drinking rum when it's cold outside

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 10/13/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Grog's Chris Cheesman

How apropos: The assistant general manager and bar manager at the Ballard Annex Oyster House's back bar is nuts for Aquavit.

  • By Claire Cole
  • Published 08/15/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: the Whale Wins's Jermaine Whitehead

"At home while cooking, I always drink vermouth so I can save room for the wine with the meal, then digestif, then Japanese whiskey..."

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 07/16/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: RN74’s Michael Rupp

“Anything someone on reality TV can do, I can do better.”

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 06/20/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor’s Eli Hetrick

"Honestly, how often do you just want to draw Angostura penises on top of your sours? Come on."

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 06/09/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Miller's Guild's Bex Karnofski

"One guy slapped the other in the face then grabbed him and kissed...the whole thing was just very animated."

  • By Jeremy G. Novak
  • Published 05/05/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Witness's Richy Rivera

All his stories of questionable bar behavior seem to involve limes.

  • By Jeremy Novak
  • Published 04/24/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Mezcaleria Oaxaca's Danny Rowse

"The buzz-feel from mezcal is something I've never gotten from any other types of alcohol."

  • By Jeremy Novak
  • Published 04/09/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Columbia Tower Club's Colin Jensen

A Banana Republic manager turned bartender...both jobs support his penchant for vests.

  • By Jeremy G. Novak
  • Published 04/01/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: The Sexton's Connor O'Brien

"You’re not a bartender if you can’t crank out vodka tonics for a thirsty crowd. Not a good one, anyway."

  • By Jeremy Novak
  • Published 03/26/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Old Sage’s Juanarias Lopez

It takes a village. Of bartenders.

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 03/17/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: DeLuxe’s Alicia Utt

Long-term career goal: "Find my own version of dancing in gold shoes on my bar.”

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 03/10/2014

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Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor Distillery’s Derek Ghormley

"The shitty coffee machines on the ferries are a guilty pleasure, they remind me of Terminator 2."

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 03/04/2014
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