John deBary

John deBary is a bar expert and author with over a decade of experience in New York City. He's the creator of Proteau, a line of zero-proof botanical drinks, as well as a co-founder of Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting structural solutions to the quality-of-life crisis facing restaurant workers. He's also the author of Drink What You Want: The Subjective Guide to Making Objectively Delicious Cocktails, freelance journalist, and Food52’s first Resident Drink Expert.
Building LGBTQ Community Over the Decades, One Cocktail at a Time
We’re celebrating Pride this month with three cocktails from three Queer bartenders that represent three significant eras in Queer history: the 1930s, 1960s, and 1990s.
Jun 1, 2022
The Rickie Vasquez Rickey Cocktail Is All About the Spirit of Queer Representation
I’ve added a spot of fruity-and-floral crème de cassis to give the Gin Rickey a fabulous purply hue.
Jun 1, 2022