Invest in Fort Defiance’s Future With These Famous Bartender Bonds

It's all about the DeGroffs, baby.
It's all about the DeGroffs, baby. Photo: Courtesy of Fort Defiance

These “junk bonds” emblazoned with the likenesses of famous bartenders and booze writers are actually a novel strategy on the part of Fort Defiance designed to expedite the Red Hook bar and restaurant’s post-Sandy recovery. St. John Frizell’s neighborhood establishment is one many food businesses on Van Brunt Street that was damaged heavily during the storm. For a limited time, the Fort is selling these nifty gift certificates at twice their face value. For $200, you can get piece of paper emblazoned with the image of Charles H. Baker Jr., the restaurant’s patron saint, which will get you $100 worth of Manhattans and deviled eggs once the place reopens. [Fort Defiance, Earlier]