Robert Simonson

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Robert Simonson
Born (1964-09-11) September 11, 1964 (age 54)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Journalist, New York Times Contributor, Author
Children One
Website robertsimonson.net

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

Personal life[edit]

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

Career[edit]

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]

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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.

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