On today's episode of The Speakeasy, host Damon Boelte welcomes Leslie Pariseau (deputy editor) and Talia Baiocchi (editor-in-chief) of PUNCH magazine, a new online magazine that focuses on the people within wine, spirits, and cocktails. Recently launched (today!), together they speak on food journalism, and how they plan to capture their audience utilizing beautiful photos, loads of cocktail recipes, highlighting the backgrounds of bartenders, and an A-Z guide to drink. For more information about PUNCH, or to simply learn some great cocktail recipes, check out their website, www.punchdrink.com. This program has been sponsored by GreatBrewers.com


"We're going for the angle that this is about people, and just to see how drinks fit into different people in different ways." [6:20]

"We all know what the classics are, but we also want to pay tribute to all the bartenders now, and what their drinks are." [20:10]

-- Leslie Pariseau & Talia Baiocchi on The Speakeasy