Eric King

Eric King | Bartender Atlas

Who | Eric King
Where | Washington, DC, USA
Current Bar | Sparkle (Opening 2024)
Past Bar(s) | St. James, Atlantic Plumbing Bar Cinema, The Howard Theatre, Beau Thai/BKK, The Iron Gate, Dino’s, Hank’s Oyster Bar
Favourite Spirit | Scotch or Japanese Whiskey
Favourite Juice | Honeydew
Favourite Classic Cocktail | New York Sour
Favourite Part of the Job | Public speaking/educating, traveling and the event adrenaline rush
Favourite After Work Drink | Bourbon or Irish Whiskey and a cold beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Bubbles: Either Pellegrino or Champagne
Favourite bar in the world | Cinco Lounge (Lisbon, Portugal)
Best known for | Creative strategy and problem solving
Favourite “at work” memory | Every single launch or opening event

What do you collect? Art, and shoes, unfortunately
Favourite thing about your city? The politics of politics
What was the last photo that you took? My Frenchie puppy, Cire
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Ghana
Any claims to fame? No Cap, but I’ve done most everything else

Prosecco or Cava? Champagne, but yes, also Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Depends on the drink
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Definitely pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Call me!
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