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  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    Tommy McCormack of Merc Bar says when it was created in the 1940s, gin was the most popular spirit, but the Moscow Mule gave vodka some leg and a boost in popularity. The combination of vodka, ginger beer and cucumber creates a refreshing tas...

  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    Tommy McCormack makes you feel like a regular even if it's your first time at Merc Bar. He makes sure his guests have a good time, whether there are four people at the bar or 400.  McCormack, 34, has a passion for bartending, and he's seen it...

  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    Tyler Christensen, the 31-year-old bar manager at Malee's Thai Bistro, thinks of bartending as alchemy. In Christensen's modern-day apothecary, he likes to create a new cocktail list each season. Christensen never used to like margaritas, so ...

  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    One of Christensen's other passions is meeting new people, so when guests visit the restaurant, he makes sure their experience is as unique as the life he leads...

  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    Yesterday, Steve Losey from El Chorro Lodge talked about the light, crisp taste of their signature drink, the El Chorro Sunrise. Sipping it while relaxing at El Chorro's indoor/outdoor bar will make you think you're sitting under a palm tree ...

  • 10 years ago | Cocktails

    For Steve Losey, the best part of being a bartender is interacting with the guests. And with 20 years in the hospitality industry, he knows how to make sure their needs are met. Losey, who came to the Valley 15 years ago from Michigan, has been wo...

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