It all started ...
On E7th Street in the East Village. We met shortly after moving to New York. It was in that special corner of Manhattan that we became friends and discovered our mutual passion - cocktail and spirits culture.
Jane Danger began her bartending career at CBGB's, a punk rock music club on the Bowery.
Taking a full 180 turn, she began cocktail waitressing at the new Death and Company in 2006. This sparked her interest in the finer drinks in life.
From there she went on to work the bar at Please Don't Tell. Where she served chef made specialty hot dogs and bespoke cocktails under the guidance of Jim Meehan. During this time she also worked under Sasha Petraske in the west village at Jazz cocktail den, Little Branch.
From there she began her own beverage program at Rum Punch bar Cienfuegos, in manhattans eclectic East Village, and their sister bar downstairs Mother of Pearl, a modern tiki bar. She spends most of her days and nights her on the corner of 6th and Avenue A.
Moving uptown a bit, two years were devoted to the skill of fine dining service at The NoMad Hotel. Working closely with Leo Robitschek, on classics and original drinks.
Her work can be found in The New York Times, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, New Yorker, Food and Wine, Imbibe, Vogue, Details, Self. Bloomberg.
Cuban Cocktails, The Nomad Cocktail Book,The Please Don't Tell Cocktail Guide, The Little Pink Cocktail Book, Cocktails For The Holidays, Mister Boston 75th Anniversary Edition.
Cooking Channel, Food Network, FoxNews. CBS morning
Alla Lapushchik assisted with the opening of the Bourgeois Pig while studying at New York University before moving help with the openings of Mayahuel, Death & Co., Desnuda Cevicheria, Ceinfuegos and 124 Rabbit Club. In 2010, she opened her own place, Post Office, an American whiskey focused bar. In 2013, she opened OTB, which focuses on cocktails, craft spirits and comfort food.
She has been featured in Imbibe, New York Times, The Little Pink Cocktail Book, Punch, Village Voice, among others. She was also named one of Time Out New York "Brooklyn's New Order."