For our January episode, we’re celebrating the upcoming 4th annual Paris Cocktail Week (20 – 27 January 2018) and talking to local industry personality Joshua Fontaine about the current state of the Paris cocktail scene.
Josh and partners Adam Tsou and Carina Soto Velásquez make up the trio behind Quixotic Projects, the group that brought Paris some of its most popular cocktail bars and a couple of restaurants with strong drinks programs. They’re responsible for Candelaria, Glass, le Mary Celeste, Hero and most recently les Grands Verres. We talk about how the drinks scene has changed, what’s happening now and the current eco-approach. If you missed the pilot episode of Paris Cocktail Talk where we first talked to Josh about the state of Paris Cocktails back in January of 2016, you can listen to it here.
Paris Cocktail Week will take place from 20 – 27 January 2018 and includes discounted drinks in 75 bars across town, classes, events and even a specially distilled bottled cocktail available at Monoprix during the month. We’ll be covering it on the site with suggestions for how to make the most of it so subscribe to 52Martinis if you want to be kept up to date when that comes out.
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World Paris Radio edits and produces Paris Cocktail Talk – in addition to plenty more English radio shows.
Emily Dilling assists with production and show notes – and don’t forget to check out her own podcast and blog Paris Paysanne.
The theme music, The River, is courtesy of Son Little.
We want to deliver the kind of cocktail talk that you find interesting, so feel free to leave comments in the section below or drop us a line if there are subjects you would like to see us covering.
And, as usual, we encourage you to drink responsibly!