Who | Laura Unterberg
Where | Richmond, Virginia, USA
Current Bar | Sabai
Past Bar(s) | Max’s on Broad
Favourite Spirit | Rhum Agricole
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Hemingway Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Helping people fall in love with something new
Favourite After Work Drink | San Jose Rio Minas Negroni
Favourite at Home Drink | Averna Affogato
Favourite bar in the world | Vinland (Portland, Maine)
Best known for | Savory/Earthy cocktails and decadent Amari-based after-dinner drinks.
Best story from behind the wood | I have two regulars who I introduced to each other- I had an idea they’d get on well and I wasn’t wrong; they recently got engaged!
What do you collect? Mid-century modern mixing glasses and misfit toys.
Favourite thing about your city? The inclusive bartending community and the historic architecture
What was the last photo that you took? An antique shop near my house has a skeleton chair from the estate of Vincent Price; I had to take a pic for my roommate!
Where was your last vacation? Virginia Beach, VA
Any claims to fame? almost famous
Belt or suspenders? I’m staunchly pro-gravity
Fernet or Cynar? Malört
New Orleans or New York City? New York
Glass or Tin? Tin
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find her: Instagram
Media: Richmond Magazine: Sabai Launches New Patio and Outdoor Menu