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Robert Simonson (born September 11, 1964) is an American journalist and author.[1][2][3]

Robert Simonson
Born (1964-09-11) September 11, 1964 (age 55)
OccupationJournalist, New York Times Contributor, Author
ChildrenOne
Websiterobertsimonson.net

Personal lifeEdit

Robert Simonson was born in Wisconsin; he has lived in Brooklyn since 1988.

CareerEdit

Robert Simonson began writing about cocktails, spirits and bars for The New York Times in 2009.[4][5] He has also written frequently for Imbibe, Whiskey Advocate, Saveur, Food & Wine and Lucky Peach. Since 2017, he has been a contributing editor at Punch.[6] His book 3-Ingredient Cocktails was nominated for a James Beard Award.[7] His other writings have been nominated for a total of 10 Spirited Awards, which are awarded annually by Tales of the Cocktail.[8]

Prior to becoming a cocktail writer, he wrote about the theater for 15 years, primarily for The New York Times and Playbill, where he was an editor and writer for 16 years.[9] He also wrote four books about the theater.[10]

BibliographyEdit

  • Simonson, Robert (2014). 3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon. Ten Speed Press. ISBN 978-0399578540.
  • Simonson, Robert (2014). A Proper Drink: The Untold Story of How a Band of Bartenders Saved the Civilized Drinking World. Ten Speed Press. ISBN 978-1607747543.
  • Simonson, Robert (2014). The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World's First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and Lore. Ten Speed Press. ISBN 978-1607745358.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pineapple, a Spiky Outsider, Is Now a Regular at the Bar". Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-09-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "Robert Simonson - Milwaukee Magazine". Milwaukee Magazine. Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-09-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "The New York Times - Search". www.nytimes.com. Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-09-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ Simonson, Robert. "Bars Discover the Timing Is Right for Daylight Drinking". Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-06-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. ^ "Cocktails Only a Local Could Love". Archived from the original on 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-09-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  6. ^ Punch. "PUNCH - About Us". Archived from the original on 2018-07-01. Retrieved 2018-06-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  7. ^ "The 2018 James Beard Award Nominees". www.jamesbeard.org. Archived from the original on 2018-03-14. Retrieved 2018-06-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  8. ^ "Top four finalists: 12th annual spirited awards". talesofthecocktail.com.
  9. ^ "Playbill On-Line Welcomes Robert Simonson as Staff Writer - Playbill". Playbill. Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-06-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  10. ^ "On Broadway, Men Still Wear Hats". www.goodreads.com. Archived from the original on 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2018-06-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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