Fresh off their James Beard Award for best Bar Program, welcome some of the team from The NoMad Hotel on this week’s episode of The Speakeasy! Damon Boelte is chatting with bartenders Jessica Gonzalez and Karen Fu and together they talk shop, dish dirt and complain about vodka zombies. Tune in and get an inside look at some of the ladies behind the best bar program in the country. This show was brought to you by Rolling Press.



“A silencer is a generous helping of….wine….white…rose…something cold.. and you chug it fast. It’s kind of like the wine equivalent of shotgunning a beer.” [22:00]
—Jessica Gonzalez on The Speakeasy


“There’s very much still a romanticized angle to hotels in New York.” [28:00]


—Karen Fu on The Speakeasy