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Bartender Los Angeles

Off Duty Drinking: Los Angeles Bartenders

I recently asked nine of L.A.’s top bartenders one simple question: “Where and what do you like to drink when you’re not at work?” Their responses may surprise you. Matt Biancaniello (Hollywood Roosevelt Library...
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Interview: bartender Alex Straus (Hemingway’s)

Alex Straus was bartending at a Washington Heights nightclub when an influential friend championed his cause and convinced Sasha Petraske to pluck him from relative obscurity. He ended up downtown at the now bygone...