Issue 27

Posts From Jesse Erickson

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Jesse Erickson

Jesse Erickson

I'm the college drop out that ended up falling into a job that I love, which is bartending. I was majoring in English Lit, which is why I love to write. And since I know booze, what better thing to write about? I also have the cutest puppy that has ever existed.

Babysitting After Midnight: Infusions

It’s about to be summertime, which means grilling and drinks with friends and family outside on sunny days. We’ll be talking about some fun home infusions you can make at home and the drinks to go along with them. Infusions

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Babysitting After Midnight: Happy Hour

It’s many people’s favorite part of the day. That moment when you get to walk out the doors, get into your car and leave work behind. The second favorite? Happy hour. With so many great options around it’s easy to

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Babysitting After Midnight: Questions About the Moscow Mule

Well dear readers, I’m back! In this issue I’ll be (hopefully) helping out a few of our readers that came to me with some questions about spirits. The first of which is the history of the Moscow mule, which I

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Chasing the Windy City

As surprising as this may sound, I’ve grown up in Nebraska my whole life and, until April, I’ve never been to Chicago. I know, weird. For some reason I never had the desire to go, even though I only ever

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Babysitting After Midnight: Hitting on Your Bartender 101

Welcome, dear reader, to the newest column in Food & Spirits Magazine, Babysitting After Midnight. You might ask, “Why is it called that?” Well, having been in this business for half a decade, I can honestly tell you that more

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Bartending (or Babysitting) After Midnight: What Your Bartender Wants You to Know

It’s Friday night; you and your friends have already had your delicious dinner. Your server was fantastic and you tipped them appropriately – 20% or better. Now what to do? Go home?Yeah, right – it’s Friday and you’re finally free

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Crafty Cocktails

Yet another atomic bomb has landed in the bar and alcohol world. This one is called Craft. We’re in a slow progression away from the wonderful classic cocktails of yester-years such as the Manhattan and the Negroni, as well as

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