Exclusive Interview: David Kaplan

The Life Behind Death & Co

When David Kaplan co-founded NYC cocktail bar Death & Co on New Year’s Eve 2006, little did he know his 54-seat bar would spark a massive craft cocktail movement throughout the US and then, the world. Now the owner of multiple bars in NYC and LA like Nitecap, One Fifty One, Honeycut, The Normandie Club and the Walker Inn, and the co-author of a successful cocktail recipe book, David talks about his cocktail laboratory, why you should definitely put bacon in your bourbon and he even shares his favorite new recipe.

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