The one and only Jordana Rothman rejoins Damon Boelte on The Speakeasy for a candid thirty minute conversation on everything from leather aged cocktails to national spirit trends. Jordana, formerly of Time Out New York, has been freelancing, focusing on bigger picture journalism and just finished working on Alex Stupak’s upcoming book with Clarkson Potter. Damon and Jordana asses some of the things going on across the country in the world of cocktails and spirits and give listeners some real insight, tips and takeaways. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center.



“I’m doing less service style journalism and more bigger conversation stories now.” [08:00]


“I have some triggers around the hipster whiskeys that are made [at a facility] in Indiana but the consumer thinks they’re having something distilled and bottled locally. There’s a real lack of consumer education around that. Everybody thinks they’re having one thing but there’a a lot of labeling noise.” [12:00]


–Jordana Rothman on The Speakeasy