by Tony Abou-Ganim, The Modern Mixologist
“I’ve always loved to draw. If you’d asked me if I thought I’d ever be able to make a living at art, I would have said, “I’m a dreamer but it’s a long shot.” Now, if you had told me I’d be painting little olives with arms and legs playing in martinis, I would have said, “Obviously you are a lunatic! Wait . . . what?” – Michael
One of the more interesting cultural accelerations that is perhaps most affecting bar design today has been the shift to “place matters.” “Where do you live” replaced “what do you do” as the most asked question among young adults. Rather than moving up and out, 20- and 30-somethings want to put down roots, connect to family and embrace local culture.