Sammi Katz

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Brooklyn, NY
Vassar College
Cocktails & Spirits, Vegetarian Cooking, History Of Drinks
  • In 2023, Sammi published her debut cocktail book, "Cocktails in Color: A Spirited Guide to the Art and Joy of Drinkmaking."
  • One of her favorite interviews to date was with T-Pain, talking about his favorite tequila.
  • She wrote an article on the history of tiki bars for the New York Times business section in 2020.


Sammi is a writer and bartender from New York City. She loves sharing her enthusiasm for all things cocktails and is always up for a lively debate about the appropriate garnish for a Last Word. She is the creator of the blog, A Girl's Guide to Drinking Alone, and has reviewed over a hundred bars and restaurants for how awesome or awful they are for solo women. A lifelong vegetarian, Sammi loves trying new restaurants and is an avid home cook. She has nearly ten years of experience working in New York City bars, and she is a skilled cocktail creator and consultant. Her second cocktail book is set to be published in March 2025.


Sammi has a B.A. in drama from Vassar College.

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