Today, a friend of the hosts’ jumps into the studio to talk about his career in mixology. Eben Freeman once stocked bottles of wine at Crossroads Wine & Spirits. Now he’s a couple miles farther downtown in Manhattan, with Genuine Liquorette opening last fall. The Little Italy spot does things differently, with black and white tiles, Tecate boxes aplenty, and “The Cha-Chunker,” a machine that punches holes in the tops of cans.

Genuine Liquorette (Source: Yelp)

Genuine Liquorette in Little Italy (Source: Yelp)