PDT’s Jim Meehan Says the Speakeasy Era Is Over

Meehan knows best.
Meehan knows best. Photo: Melissa Hom

“Sasha moving Milk [& Honey] was the end of an era. People don’t want small secretive venues any more. They want to be less formal, less about the gimmicks and more about good drinks and a good time.” — Jim Meehan, proprietor of one of the country’s best-known “secret” bars, pinpoints the exact (and recent) moment in cocktail culture when everything changed. [Class via Punch]