In the hot seat: Julie Reiner

The first lady of drinks Of all the professions in all the world, why bartending/bar ownership? I’m from Hawaii, hospitality is in our DNA. My first real job was as a cocktail waitress in a bar in Waikiki. ...

The Alchemist – molecular mixology for the masses

What now? If this just sounds like a tongue-twister, or a general-studies class at Hogwarts – think again. The Alchemist has come to London, and boy does it deliver the promised magic. Using a series of Heston-...

There’s a whole lot of rum going on at RumFest

Dig a drop of rum? Who doesn't, right? Then we think the words you're looking for are… 'hello there RumFest!' Back for its eighth annual outing, Ian Burrell and the Rum Experience crew have stomped it on new gr...

Loves Company – the toast of East London

Fancy something a little different to the usual East End hipster drinking hotspots? Get yourself down to Loves Company. This chilled and funky space is a great place to sit back, relax, and make friends. And th...

In the hot seat: Hannah Van Ongevalle

Like the World Cup is to footballers, World Class is to bartenders: it's a stage for stars to shine. And boy did Hannah Van Ongevalle dazzle in this year's global final. Not only did her confidence, slick prese...