Ooh la la. Meet France’s new movers and cocktail shakers

Here’s the thing about bars: most of them aren’t that great. It remains woefully difficult to find a good glass of wine or a decent cocktail, and many people spend more time than they should drinking average booze in uncongenial places. Clearly, we need assistance, but it’s pretty galling that the people giving it turn out to be French. The hottest bars around right now are owned by no fewer than four of them, French men on a mission to teach us not how to drink more — God knows we can already do that — but how to drink better. Continue reading “Ooh la la. Meet France’s new movers and cocktail shakers”