Not only is he one of Vancouver’s most savvy bartenders, but David Wolowidnyk is now one of the world’s most esteemed barmen after being awarded the Bombay Sapphire World’s Most Imaginative Bartender prize in Marrakesh, Morocco. Making every bar stool experience a memorable one at West Restaurant, this dapper fellow’s bar should surmount your libation locale list. Read more
An evening spent at Glowbal Collection’s Coast Restaurant on Alberni Street will leave your belly euphoric with seafood, your face glowing with satisfaction (and fantastic cocktails), and your phone laden with new numbers. That’s just the surface of the water, swim a little deeper and you’ll discover some of the best bartenders in Vancouver. With no qualms about getting people talking, dancing and smiling, these fine lads are the life blood of Coast’s captivating circular bar – after cocktails, their specialty is keeping patrons endlessly entertained. Meet lead bartender, Dave Morrison. Read more
The first time I walked into Bar 1200 at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in Los Angeles, I could feel the illustrious history cling the walls like two pairs of legs clinging to each other in a devilishly delicious act. Rock and roll, cheeky conversations, and clandestine meetings have filled the intimate space for decades. Whether it’s solo or with friends, I have always left Bar 1200 with memories that make me smirk mischievously. Meet Ro Pappas from behind the bar at Bar 1200.
My history and memories at UVA Wine Bar go back years. I’ve had future lovers confess their deepest feelings, bonded and talked dreams with new friends, and revived my love of radishes while sitting on their bar stools. It’s the perfect “hidden” central bar in downtown Vancouver. Get behind the bar with bar manager, Evelyn Chick.