Photography by Stephanie March
Nate McLemore Raczkowski
Nate McLemore Raczkowski is now heading up the spirits menu for the Revival gang, which means he gets to dream up the best boozy pairing for fried chicken.
Nathaniel Smith from Spoon and Stable recently flew to London to compete in the international Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative bartender competition.
Katy Dimick has invigorated the bar at Hola Arepa and recently won a Remy Martin competition with a Cointreau, mescal, and orgeat concoction.
Adam Gorski is a local legend known from his time behind the bar at La Belle Vie. Now, he’s getting his first shot at opening a bar at Ann Kim’s new spot, Young Joni in NE, complete with a backroom cocktail bar off the alley.
Dustin Ngyuen has been handed the keys to the new Bittercube bar, Lawless Distilling. He’s got a warm smile and deft touch with drinks.
Jamie Olson has been lighting up the south metro at Lyn 65’s bar, where you’d be wise to order a Violet Beauregarde made with tequila and blueberry thyme shrub.