Frequent flyers (and many city-dwellers) know the joy of settling into a signature cocktail at an acclaimed hotel bar. With travel presently paused, Behind the Bar: 50 Cocktail Recipes from the World’s Most Iconic Hotels allows the adventurous to tour the world with their tastebuds. Budapest-based writer/editor Alia Akkam penned the celebratory collection, drawing inspiration from her years on the road, reporting about developments in hospitality. She’s peppered the pages with anecdotes that support the recipes, too.
Cover image of Behind the Bar by Alia Akkam (Hardie Grant) Illustrated © Evi-O.Studio, Kait Polkinghorne and Susan Le