When you work in a creative business, figuring out what inspires you — and tapping into those channels on a regular basis — is essential to continuously innovate. Behind the bar, juices must (figuratively) flow in order to concoct new creations for your beverage menu.
At Naka Kaiseki in Seattle, bartender Nik Virrey admits that diving intensely into a given subject is what sparks his brain. Now, mix that with philosophical undertones and an understanding of flavor profiles and balance. In this sneak peek, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, get a glimpse of how Naka’s bar operates.