When you think of Aretha Franklin, do you think of Maker’s Mark Bourbon? Or maybe Snow Queen Enigma vodka? Yann Bouvignies at Scarfes Bar in London’s Rosewood Hotel does. Last month, for the first menu he executed as Head Bartender at the eclectic bar, he launched a bevy of drinks inspired by iconic singers, from Aretha and Prince to Pavarotti and the Spice Girls (representing pop, because… England). “Music is a topic that speaks to everyone,” Bouvignies says, explaining that on the new menu, each drink is paired with a musical artist and genre, as well as the meaning behind the music and what it represents.
This London Bar Imagines Prince, Aretha And The Spice Girls As Cocktails