Bartender of the Month

Bartender of the Month

Village Grille’s Big Al What inspired you to become a mixologist? I started in this business in my early twenties as a bouncer for extra money. Then saw a better opportunity bartending. You tend bar at the Village Grille. How would you describe the vibe? Casual, friendly atmosphere. It’s very...

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT BISTRO 21’S NIKO

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT BISTRO 21’S NIKO

How would you describe the scene at Bistro 21? The scene at Bistro 21 is extremely diverse. We offer something for everyone which is nearly impossible to find in New Jersey. But what separates Bistro 21 from other places? Bistro 21 has numerous rooms for small to large parties. We...

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Hosts the most diverse and wildest New Year’s ever!

Hosts the most diverse and wildest New Year’s ever!

Transmission is located in Jersey City, which is known for it’s diverse culture. How does that impact the scene at the club? If you’re looking for a scene that is all one type, Transmission is NOT the club for you. We will have a wonderfully diverse group here on New...

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Let the 2016/2017 Season Begin!!!

Let the 2016/2017 Season Begin!!!

As I write this, the first snow of the season has just fallen but sadly it did not stay around for very long. Now that it’s getting colder, I am hopeful that the season will be a wondrous one but I must admit I despise late starts and this month...

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Teppan’s Natasha Ortiz

Teppan’s Natasha Ortiz

1. What inspired you to become a bartender? I’ve been working in the service industry for about ten years. After that many years bartending seemed like a natural progression. I do really enjoy my one-on-one with my guests. It’s not something you get to experience much as a server because...

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The New Maggie’s

The New Maggie’s

Every now and again you have to make a change. That’s what life is all about–stepping outside of your comfort zone and challenging yourself to do things you wouldn’t normally do. A few years ago, I decided that it was time to get up on stage and try my hand...

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Tattoo Icon Mario Barth

Tattoo Icon Mario Barth

Tattoo Icon Mario Barth to Appear on Sixx Network’s “Pain & Fame” You’re television show on the Sixx Network, which is being aired in Germany for now, is called “Pain and Fame.” You’ve been thinking about doing a Tattoo television show for a long time. What was it about “Pain...

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