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Cocktail Creators: David Leyva of Denver’s Tacos Tequila Whiskey

David Leyva, bar manager at Tacos Tequila Whiskey {3300 West 32nd Avenue, Denver}, talks cocktail creation and shares his drink recipe for La Fresca Caliente. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Leyva: I love putting on a show for people when I’m behind the bar; whether it be quick, witty banter, fun storytelling, or simple bartending flair. I ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Kendra Anderson of Denver’s Bar Helix

Kendra Anderson, owner of Bar Helix {3440 Larimer St., Denver; 720.449.8587}, discusses what goes into creating a memorable cocktail and shares her drink recipe for the Jamaican Negroni. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Anderson: As a first-time bar owner, I thought that it was really important that I learn how to bartend so that I could not ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Cody Wade of Denver’s Broadway Roxy

Cody Wade, bar manager at Denver’s Broadway Roxy {554 S. Broadway, Denver; 720.456.7041}, talks cocktail creation and shares his drink recipe for The Valentino. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Wade: The whole restaurant experience is one of the few opportunities we as a society choose to do, as opposed to being required to do. So the guest ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Keegan Labrador of Denver’s Señor Bear

Keegan Labrador, bar manager at Denver’s Senor Bear {3301 Tejon St., Denver; 720.572.5997}, discusses cocktail creation and shares his drink recipe for Save the Beez, Please. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Labrador: My favorite thing about bartending is the opportunity to provide hospitality. It’s something I genuinely believe in, and I truly care about the experience each ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Chase Gebhart of Denver’s Saint Ellie

Chase Gebhart, bartender at the beloved Denver speakeasy Saint Ellie, which closed its doors in December 2019, talks cocktails and shares his drink recipe for the Dark N Roasty. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Gebhart: What I enjoy most about bartending is the opportunity to connect with people I would never normally meet. I get to have ... Read More »

Behind the Bar with Andrew Tyler, Founder of there…

Meet Andrew and learn how to make his signature cocktail: The Hustler It’s no secret that Denver is bursting at the seams with culinary talent. But too often in the shadows are equally talented mixologists—spirit sages who are redefining the cocktail and reimagining our bar experience. And while other cities showcase esoteric craft bitters, artisan ice, and reincarnations of spirits ... Read More »

Behind the Bar with Michelle Lynne Glancey, Bartender at Seven Grand

Meet Michelle and learn how to make her signature cocktail: The King’s to Blame It’s no secret that Denver is bursting at the seams with culinary talent. But too often in the shadows are equally talented mixologists—spirit sages who are redefining the cocktail and reimagining our bar experience. And while other cities showcase esoteric craft bitters, artisan ice, and reincarnations ... Read More »

Behind the Bar with Saydee Hopkins, Bar Manager of Williams & Graham

Meet Saydee and learn how to make her signature cocktail: Melon Boi It’s no secret that Denver is bursting at the seams with culinary talent. But too often in the shadows are equally talented mixologists—spirit sages who are redefining the cocktail and reimagining our bar experience. And while other cities showcase esoteric craft bitters, artisan ice, and reincarnations of spirits ... Read More »

Behind the Bar with Chris Dunsmoor, Bar Manager of Jovanina’s Broken Italian

Meet Chris and learn how to make his signature cocktail: La Flor de Fresa It’s no secret that Denver is bursting at the seams with culinary talent. But too often in the shadows are equally talented mixologists—spirit sages who are redefining the cocktail and reimagining our bar experience. And while other cities showcase esoteric craft bitters, artisan ice, and reincarnations ... Read More »

Behind the Bar with Erin Rosa, Bar Manager of The Crimson Room

Meet Erin and learn how to make her signature cocktail: The Eight Count It’s no secret that Denver is bursting at the seams with culinary talent. But too often in the shadows are equally talented mixologists—spirit sages who are redefining the cocktail and reimagining our bar experience. And while other cities showcase esoteric craft bitters, artisan ice, and reincarnations of ... Read More »