I've been meaning to explain WHY I started tracking the 50 Best Bars list ever since my spreadsheet went slightly viral (by spreadsheet standards) - but decided to point out some of the issues I have with it when an Instagram post made that more relevant. Now I'm finally back to finish my original post. … Continue reading Why (and how) We Started Following 50 Best Bars
Spreadsheet Updates: The 2023 Asia's Best Bars list has been included. Statistics page has some updates and additional data. Minor error fixes to 2011 & 2012. Ever since my 50 Best Bars tracking spreadsheet got mentioned in an article recently, I've wanted to talk a bit more about why I track this list, what I've … Continue reading 50 Best Bars – Thoughts & Updates
It seems only fitting to make a post on my woefully quiet blog about an article in which I made a pull quote about wanting to be a blogger. 😉 Taking a break from making ALL the candy for Tales of the Cocktail to share a great article about "50 Best Bars Chasers" that talks … Continue reading My 50 Best Tracker, in the press!
Today was the official announcement of 2022's World's 50 Best Bars - congratulations to Paradiso in Barcelona for being named the World's Best Bar! Best of lists are often imperfect, but they are also interesting – especially if you dig into how they are crafted. One of the lists I’ve been following for a while … Continue reading The World’s Best Bars 2009-2022