Season 4

How To Follow the Advice of a Modern Philosopher

How To Follow the Advice of a Modern Philosopher

Not everyone has the foresight at a young age to know who British Philosopher Alan Watts is, nor to heed his advice when planning their future.  Our guest did and, maybe, that’s why he is the brand ambassador of one of the most profitable whiskies…

How To Make Sure Everyone Has A Good Time

How To Make Sure Everyone Has A Good Time

When you walk into a bar and think, “This is fabulous!”  You’ve most likely stepped into one of our guest’s creations.  Robbie Bargh is one of those geniuses who knows inherently what makes a good time and how to distill that good time into whatever…

How To Polish a Plate

How To Polish a Plate

What does it take to reach the job of your dreams? A whole lot of plate polishing, in the case of our guest today, Giorgio Bargiani, Head of Mixology at the one and only Connaught Bar in London. I met him more than three years…

How to Make Your Coffee Spiritual

How to Make Your Coffee Spiritual

Who knew that under that sharp white jacket and smooth persona, our guest today had a passion like no other – for coffee and coffee cocktails. Some would even call that passion – spiritual! Martin Hudák, Co-Founder of Maybe Sammy in Sydney and Global Coffee Ambassador…

How To Tell The Stories

How To Tell The Stories

I have been trying to have this legend on Lush Life for a year, through no fault of his.  Mark Gillespie, Host and Executive Producer of WhiskyCast, the most famous drinks podcast of them all, was ready from the moment I congratulated him for being…

How To Use Your Downtime

How To Use Your Downtime

I always say how much I love the spirit world and now during this crisis they have come together to support each other in ways that would have seemed incomprehensible just a few months ago. From making hand sanitizer, to delivering cocktails at home ,…

How to Use Your Brain

How to Use Your Brain

This is a biggie and I am not ashamed to scream out. It’s Lush Life’s 150th episode and if that weren’t exciting enough my guest is Elliot Ball of, among many other bars he runs, The Cocktail Trading Co.! What does it take to do…

How To Be A Bright Young Thing

How To Be A Bright Young Thing

The Bright Young Things were a group of rich, indulgent aristocrats who between the two wars entertained themselves by dressing up, posing and performing. All this gaiety was caught on camera by the incomparable and controversial Cecil Beaton. One thing is for sure, if they…

How Not to Take Anything Personally

How Not to Take Anything Personally

20 years ago, a bar was born in New York City that changed the way we drink today.  Two years after that, it arrived in London. Fast forward those 20 years and Milk & Honey in London is still open and just as cutting edge…

How to Drink French

How to Drink French

The idea of sitting in a trendy Parisian bar in the 11th arrondissement, waiting for the author of many of the world’s best selling food books and the first-ever food blogger, could make anyone’s knees slightly tremblant. But then our guest today walked in with…