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How To Make Award-Winning Tiki Cocktails in Chicago

Our guest helms one of the most awarded bars in the USA: winner of the Imbibe Cocktail Bar of the Year, the Spirited Award for Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail and finalist for the James Beard Foundation Award for best bar program. Shelby Allison, co-owner of Lost Lake in Chicago has the right to slow down and take a breather. (Tragically Lost Lake has had to close due to Covid! I’ll let you know if I hear anything.)

Never one to rest on her laurels, not only is she working harder than ever, but now she also organizes Chicago Style, an annual cocktail conference, dedicated to promoting inclusion, equity and sustainability in the hospitality community.

If you want to try your hand at making the Lost Lake cocktail, you can find the recipe here!

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